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  • Local CPA lauded for his service in merger of Rockland synagogues

    By:
    Maya Lindsay
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    Oct 5, 2015
    NEW YORK – (Oct. 5, 2015) – Allen L. Fetterman, a certified public accountant from West Nyack, N.Y., has been chosen to receive the 2015 Urbach CPA Community Builders Award for his leadership  in the merging of two Rockland County  synagogues this  past year.
  • New York State Medicaid Chief to keynote CPA’s Healthcare Conference Thursday

    By:
    Maya Lindsay
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    Sep 22, 2015
    NEW YORK – (September, 22, 2015) – After four years on the job, Jason Helgerson, New York State’s Medicaid chief, surely has a lot to say about the challenges he’s faced organizing the Empire State’s Medicare reform effort.
  • NY CPAs Open Albany Office to Expand Legislative Reach

    By:
    Alonza Robertson
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    Sep 17, 2015

    ALBANY, N.Y. (Sept. 17, 2015) –The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) has opened a government affairs office in Albany as the 28,000-member association renews its focus on state legislation and regulations.

  • 5 Things Accountants Want You to Know About Labor Day

    By:
    Alonza Robertson
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    Sep 4, 2015
    NEW YORK – (Sept. 4, 2015) – What do accountants and Labor Day have in common? Numbers,  of course.  Did you know that the first official Labor Day celebration occurred in New York City 133 years ago with a parade that marched through New York City’s Union Square?
  • NY CPAs Celebrate New Law that Streamlines Form 990 Extensions

    By:
    Alonza Robertson
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    Aug 17, 2015
    NEW YORK – (August 17, 2015) Things just got a little less cumbersome for CPAs filing returns for non-profit organizations.
  • NY CPAs to the IRS: “Changes way overdue on Form 990-PF”

    By:
    Maya Lindsay
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    Aug 4, 2015

    NEW YORK – (August 4,  2015) – In a comment letter to the Internal Revenue Service, the New York State Society of CPAs suggested three changes should be made to the Private Foundation Return Form (Form 990-PF). The changes would potentially simplify the form, improve preparation accuracy and encourage increased electronic filing.

  • NYSSCPA to host NextGen 2015 Skills Conference Friday

    By:
    Maya Lindsay
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    Jul 29, 2015
    NEW YORK – (July 29, 2015) – Some of New York’s most ambitious young CPAs will gather in Midtown Friday for NextGen 2015, an annual interactive career development conference hosted by the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.
  • The CPA Journal Announces its 2015 Max Block Award Winners

    By:
    Maya Lindsay
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    Jul 10, 2015
    NEW YORK (July 10, 2015) – The CPA Journal, now in its 85th year of uninterrupted publication, recently announced the winners of its 2015 Max Block Distinguished Article Awards.
  • New York CPAs Weigh in on the Future of Peer Review

    By:
    Maya Lindsay
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    Jul 6, 2015

    NEW YORK (July 6, 2015) – The AICPA’s ambitious plan to revolutionize the 35-year-old peer review process with a near-real time engagement monitoring tool is being positioned to improve practice monitoring overall, but the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) has identified some aspects of that plan that need attention. 

  • New York CPAs and Tax Attorneys to Convene July 8

    By:
    Maya Lindsay
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    Jul 1, 2015

    NEW YORK - (July 1, 2015) – Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Cay Johnston, a lecturer at the Syracuse University College of Law and Whitman School of Management, will keynote the annual Taxation of Individuals Conference in New York City on July 8 at the New York City Bar Association.