Loss Prevention Tips for Tax Season

CAMICO has been developing solutions for CPA professional liability problems for more than 31 years, and tax season has always been a major part of that activity. The use of engagement letters for non-audit work, including tax engagements, was pioneered by CAMICO as an effective way to help document the CPA’s understanding with the client.

How CAMICO’s Claims Experience Works for You

The CAMICO Claims philosophy goes back to the company's founding principles: help CPAs proactively address the costly risk management problems they face, and encourage policyholders to report problems early, before they become big problems.

The conventional insurance company approach is to discourage policyholders from reporting problems by providing premium credits for "claims-free status," thereby encouraging policyholders to handle potential claims on their own – a dangerous practice with potentially disastrous financial and reputational consequences for a CPA firm.

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  • 27 Jul

    When to Use Mediation and Arbitration

    Mediation for all disputes

    Claims experience has shown that mediation has a high success rate when used as a first step to resolve all disputes, regardless of the engagement. CAMICO therefore recommends mediation for all disputes and engagements, except when the anticipated cost of... read more

  • 18 Jun

    AICPA Benevolent Fund

    As a CPA, you are a member of a growing, vibrant professional community that has afforded you great opportunities. As you plan your future, you may be considering ways in which you can help safeguard your community during times of struggle.

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  • 18 Jun

    CAMICO War Stories #111-A and #111-B

    #111-A: Tax Return Preparation, Hacker Attack — When a hacker penetrated the CPA firm’s computer network, the firm’s cyber coverage responded with an investigation and comprehensive services.

    #111-B: Business Management Services, Email Fraud — The client... read more