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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

Maya Lindsay
Assistant Manager of Public Relations 
212-719-8350
mlindsay@nysscpa.org

Society Press Releases

  • Jan C. Herringer Elected President of NY’s Largest CPA Group

    By:
    Maya Lindsay
    |
    Jun 14, 2018
    NEW YORK – (June 14, 2018) – Jan C. Herringer, CPA, partner at BDO USA, LLP, one of the largest accounting and advisory firms, began her one-year term as president of the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA) on June 1.
  • NYSSCPA Announces Winners of 2018 Excellence in Financial Journalism Awards

    By:
    Maya Lindsay
    |
    May 17, 2018

    NYSSCPA Announces Winners of 2018 Excellence in Financial Journalism Awards

    NEW YORK — (May 17, 2018) — The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) is pleased to announce the winners of its 2018 Excellence in Financial Journalism Awards (EFJs).

    This award recognizes reporters from the national and local press whose work was published, posted or broadcast in 2017, 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 at The Tribeca Grill in New York City.


  • Enter the 2018 Excellence in Financial Journalism Awards!

    By:
    Maya Lindsay
    |
    Feb 1, 2018

    NEW YORK – (Feb. 1 2018) – It’s about that time again! The Excellence in Financial Journalism Awards (EFJ) — honoring the best in business news journalism — is calling for submissions. Broadcast, print, radio and online news organizations and reporters can submit financial news stories that were published, posted or aired between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2017. Business book authors and publishers can also enter this nationwide contest.

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