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  • 2013 NYSSCPA Financial Journalism Awards

    By:
    Alonza Robertson
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    Jan 18, 2013
    The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, the premiere professional association for more than 28,000 CPAs and other financial professionals residing and practicing in New York encompassing all areas of public practice, government, education, business, and industry.
  • New York CPAs’ Pessimistic Prognosis Sees Little Change in State’s Economy

    By:
    Alonza Robertson
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    Dec 18, 2012
    Almost 70 percent of New York State Society of CPAs members polled this past autumn believe business conditions in New York State will show little to no improvement in the coming year, with about half of the survey respondents expecting the unemployment rate to remain flat.
  • New York CPAs Offer End-of-Year Tax Planning Tips

    By:
    Alonza Robertson
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    Dec 12, 2012
    The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) recommends these Year-end Tax Tips.
  • NYSSCPA Members Volunteer to Help NYC Small Businesses in Wake of Superstorm Sandy

    By:
    Alonza Robertson, NYSSCPA Media Relations Manager
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    Dec 11, 2012
    Members of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants are volunteering their expertise to help New York City small business owners who have been hurt by Superstorm Sandy.
  • NYSSCPA’s Education Foundation Announces New CPE Firm Discount Program

    By:
    Alonza Robertson
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    Dec 10, 2012
    The New York State Society of CPAs’ Foundation for Accounting Education (FAE)  today launched a new CPE discount program that gives more continuing education options for small- to medium-size CPA firms.
  • NY CPAs Want Congress to Temporarily Waive Tax Penalties on Early Retirement Withdrawals

    By:
    Alonza Robertson, NYSSCPA Media Relations Manager
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    Oct 3, 2012
    Congress should consider new legislation to temporarily waive IRS penalties for taxpayers who are forced to make early withdrawals from retirement accounts due to financial hardship caused by the economic crisis, a New York professional accounting association proposed Wednesday.
  • NYSSCPA Responds to Institute’s Effort

    By:
    Alonza Robertson, NYSSCPA Media Relations Manager
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    Sep 28, 2012
    In a recent exposure draft, the AICPA makes its case for establishing IT standards with the financial audit in mind. The NYSSCPA supports this effort and provided targeted feedback to the institute’s proposal.
  • NYS Restaurant Group Leader to Address Soda Ban and other critical industry issues

    By:
    Alonza Robertson, NYSSCPA Media Relations Manager
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    Sep 25, 2012
    The president of the New York State Restaurant Association will address the city’s recent soda drink ban, menu nutrition labeling, letter grade proposals, healthcare reform and other current industry issues during an October 4th hospitality conference in Manhattan.
  • Mid-Hudson Valley CPA to be honored for his positive impact on community charities

    By:
    Alonza Robertson, NYSSCPA Media Relations Manager
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    Sep 24, 2012
    William F. Berardi, a long-time certified public accountant (CPA) practicing in Kingston, N.Y., has been selected to receive the 2012 Michael H. Urbach CPA Community Builders Award for his significant impact on community-based charities.
        
  • NYSSCPA Backs Legislation to Exclude CPAs as ESOP Fiduciaries

    By:
    Robert Busweiler – Communications Associate
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    Aug 30, 2012
    The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) is asking Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) to support Senate Bill 1232, which would modify the definition of a fiduciary to exclude valuation specialists, including CPAs, that perform appraisals of employee stock ownership plans.