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Unlimited CPE for NYSSCPA Members

Introducing a New Member Benefit!
 
NYSSCPA members now have free unlimited access to over 200 CPE courses in our Self Study Course Catalog.
 
"I enjoy the online CPE because it allows for me to stay up-to-date with pertinent accounting issues while studying on my own time. I can pause the sessions and resume at my convenience. I feel the CPE is highly relievent as a majority of the sessions have lecturers who are experts in their field. The online interface that NYSSCPA utilizes is user friendly and allows me to easily sort by topic."
– Greg Kozerski, Jr., NYSSCPA Member

 
 
The New NYSSCPA Career Center

Whether you're an employer looking for your next great hire, or a job seeker looking for your next great opportunity, the NYSSCPA Career Center is here to assist you.

Employers: Post Job Descriptions Here
Job Seekers: View Open Positions Here

 
 
Get Money Smart

The cost of financial ignorance is high.

Check out these materials and consider attending one of our free events to learn more about taxes, credit, debt, budgeting, the basics of investing and learning activities for children.

 
 
The NYSSCPA Technical Hotline

Stumped? Get CPA expertise through the technical hotline!

Call the hotline at 212-719-8309 or
email your inquires to technical@nysscpa.org.

 

The Latest From Our Publications


Read the May 2017 Issue on

CPAJournal.com

This month marks our annual focus on personal financial planning. This issue builds upon the NYSSCPA's financial planner workshop held this past winter. One of the major themes to come out of that conference was the difficulties planners face given the uncertainties in the current tax regime and economic environment in the wake of the national elections. As a result of present circumstances, the editors gravitated towards approaches that did not narrowly focus on building wealth or minimizing taxes. Instead, the featured articles this month share the common theme of how CPAs can provide financial peace of mind to individuals (and their families) facing physical or mental obstacles—especially those who become unexpectedly incapacitated or suffer from a chronic illness.

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  • A Conversation with the ‘CPA Ninja’
    Apr 25, 2017

    Jeff Elliott, CPA, is the founder of Another71.com, a CPA exam-focused site that attracts more than 100,000 unique visitors a month to its blog, resource-heavy forum, and NINJA CPA Review study courses. He took the time to respond to questions from NextGen about his company.

  • Study Upgrade! How Technology Is Changing the Face of Exam Prep
    Apr 18, 2017
    CPA firm owners are integrating—and even reorganizing—their practices around advances in big data and artificial intelligence (AI). Using these technologies, firms can automate data collection and analytics and, ultimately, transform auditing itself, as AI can discover data patterns and identify red flags that only humans had the ability to recognize before. But these benefits aren’t limited to client services.
  • The New CPA Exam: What You Need to Know
    Apr 11, 2017

    So, you’ve set your sights on obtaining a CPA license. If you’ve decided you are willing to face seemingly endless hours of study, sleepless nights, and feelings of isolation, all in the hopes of being among the 57 percent of candidates who pass the exam, then you’ve come to the right place. You probably also know that as of April 1, 2017, CPA candidates across the country and around the globe have had a new exam to contend with. Here's what you need to know about the new version of the exam.

  • TIGTA: More Than Half of Those Receiving Health Coverage Tax Credit Were Ineligible
    May 25, 2017
    The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration said that about 57 percent of those the IRS sent Health Coverage Tax Credits to had characteristics that should have disqualified them from the program. 
  • CBO: AHCA Would Save $119 Billion Net, Increase Uninsured by 23 Million
    May 25, 2017
    The Congressional Budget Office, calculating the effects of the American Health Care Act, estimates that the bill would save about $119 billion net over a decade ($1.1 trillion in reduced spending minus $992 in reduced revenues) and cause 23 million people to go uninsured over that same time period. 
  • Fiduciary Rule Spared the Ax, Will Go Into Effect 2018
    May 24, 2017
    An Obama-era labor regulation mandating that retirement investment advisers be bound by fiduciary versus suitability rules will go into effect 2018 despite previous hints from the administration that it would be cancelled. 
  • Uber Makes Gross Accounting Error, Owes Drivers Tens of Millions
    May 24, 2017
    Rideshare company Uber announced it will be paying its drivers tens of millions of dollars after discovering an accounting error that led the company to take its cut from the gross pay, instead of the net pay as outlined in the terms of service. 
  • Speaker: Hackers Are on the Offensive, Have Time on Their Side
    May 23, 2017
    Andrew Pak, assistant U.S. attorney and computer hacking and intellectual property coordinator in the District of New Jersey, walked his audience at the Foundation for Accounting Education's (FAE) Forensic Accounting and Litigation Services Conference today through the many tools and methods used by criminal hackers across the world and shared some of his tips on how CPAs and their clients can protect themselves. 
  • White House Tax Reform: The TaxStringer's Recommended Reading List for CPAs
    Mar 27, 2017
    The Trump Administration promised federal tax reform legislation within 100 days of the president's first term. In an effort to keep TaxStringer readers apprised of federal tax reform developments, the editors have compiled a reading list of articles from trustworthy sources that will be updated on a regular basis.
     

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