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  • NYSSCPA Selects Two CPAs for Dr. Emanuel Saxe Award in Education

    By:
    Alonza Robertson
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    Apr 11, 2013
    The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) will present Cynthia Scarinci, CPA of Staten Island; and Robert Kawa, CPA of Syracuse, with its 2013 Dr. Emanuel Saxe Outstanding CPA in Education Award on May 16, 2013 at the Society’s 116th Annual Election Meeting and Dinner at the New York Marriott Marquis at Times Square.
  • NYSSCPA Announces 2013 Excellence in Financial Journalism Awards Winners

    By:
    Alonza Robertson
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    Apr 9, 2013
    The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) is pleased to announce the winners of its 2013 Excellence in Financial Journalism Awards.
  • Six Questions You NEED to Ask When Hiring a Tax Return Preparer

    By:
    Alonza Robertson
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    Mar 14, 2013
    The spread of “do-it-yourself” tax-filing software and seasonal tax return preparers has created a confusing array of options for individuals and small business owners when it comes to filing their taxes. With a month to go before this year’s tax filing deadline, The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) has compiled a list of questions individuals and small business owners shouldask a tax return preparer before hiring him/her to prepare and file their taxes.
  • New York CPAs Join Attorneys to Host Free Legal and Accounting Clinic to Assist NYC Small Businesses

    By:
    Alonza Robertson
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    Jan 23, 2013
    As the 2013 tax filing season opens January 30th, members of the New York State Society of CPAs are teaming with attorneys from the Neighborhood Entrepreneur Law Project to volunteer their expertise to help New York City small business owners who have been hurt by Super storm Sandy.
  • 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.