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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

  • CPA Society Presents Sidney Kess Financial Planner Conference, Jan. 17

    By:
    Maya Lindsay
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    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.

  • 2017 Excellence in Financial Journalism Awards – Call for Submissions

    By:
    Maya Lindsay
    |
    Dec 5, 2016

    NEW YORK – (Dec. 5, 2016) – It’s about that time again! The 34th annual 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, 2016 and Dec. 31, 2016. 

     

  • NY CPAs Support Proposed Cybersecurity Rules for New York’s Financial Institutions — But With Revisions

    By:
    Michael Moi
    |
    Nov 17, 2016
    NEW YORK (Nov. 17, 2016)—The New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA) supports the New York State Department of Financial Services’ proposed cybersecurity requirements for the state’s financial services companies; however, the Society warned against using current language in the proposal that could potentially undermine their effectiveness or result in unintended consequences. Some of the Society’s suggestions would provide impacted organizations with flexibility to comply with the new DFS regulations.
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