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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

For more information about NYSSCPA activities, contact the Communications Department:


Colleen Lutolf
Communications Director
212-719-8392
clutolf@nysscpa.org

Michael Moi
PR Manager
212-719-8433
mmoi@nysscpa.org
 
Maya Lindsay
PR Associate
212-719-8350
mlindsay@nysscpa.org

Society Press Releases

  • Winners of 2017 Excellence in Financial Journalism Awards Announced

    By:
    Maya Lindsay
    |
    May 23, 2017

    NEW YORK — (May 23, 2017) — The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) is pleased to announce the winners of its 2017 Excellence in Financial Journalism Awards.

    This award recognizes reporters from the national and local press whose work was published, posted or broadcasted in 2016, contributed to a better and balanced understanding of business or financial topics. Winners were selected by a panel of judges comprised of NYSSCPA members and financial journalists, who ranked submissions on accuracy, quality and thoroughness of research as well as a fair and balanced representation of the topic. This year’s winners will be honored during a luncheon ceremony on June 8 in New York City

  • NYSSCPA's Top 10 Tax Filing Tips

    By:
    Michael Moi
    |
    Feb 16, 2017

    NYSSCPA 2016 Top 10 Tax Filing Tips

    1. New York State driver’s license requirement – When New York taxpayers begin filing their 2016 returns, they’ll also need to provide their accountant with their New York State driver’s license or state-issued IDs. This new information will act as an additional level of identity authentication to prevent fraudulent returns from being filed by criminals. Alabama and Ohio have similar requirements with more states to follow. Only one ID is necessary for married couples filing jointly.
  • CPA Society Presents Sidney Kess Financial Planner Conference, Jan. 17

    By:
    Maya Lindsay
    |
    Jan 10, 2017

    NEW YORK – (Jan. 10, 2017) - On behalf of the New York State Society of CPAs’ (NYSSCPA) Foundation for Accounting Education (FAE) and Baruch College, Sidney Kess, counsel to Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP, and  accounting profession icon presents, The CPA as Financial Planner Conference on Jan. 17, from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. The conference will be held at Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business, 55 Lexington Ave, in New York City.

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