The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) is the oldest state accounting association in the nation, with a membership of 26,000 CPAs. Incorporated in 1897, the NYSSCPA operates the following 15 regional chapters: Adirondack, Buffalo, Mid Hudson, Manhattan/Bronx, Nassau, Northeast, Queens/Brooklyn, Rochester, Rockland, Southern Tier, Staten Island, Suffolk, Syracuse, Utica and Westchester, each with its own board of directors.
The Society has a 39-member board of directors and more than 60 technical and operative committees which fall into seven major divisions: Accounting and Auditing, Consulting Services, Industry, Operations, Practice Management, Public Sector and Tax. The administrative operations are under the direction of the Executive Director, assisted by a professional staff of about 60.
The Foundation for Accounting Education, Inc. (FAE), the NYSSCPA’s educational arm, produces continuing professional education (CPE) conferences, seminars, and technical courses, in person and online across the state to keep members abreast of the latest developments in the profession, in areas such as taxation, healthcare, estate and financial planning and other specialized areas. Many of these are available online as e-CPE at www.nysscpa.org.
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