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  • Formal Notice: 2016 Annual Election Meeting of the NYSSCPA

    By:
    Colleen Lutolf
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    May 11, 2016

    The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants' annual membership meeting will be held on Thursday, May 19, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. (opening reception: 5 p.m.) at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers, located at Pier 61, Chelsea Piers, 23rd Street and West Side Highway, New York, NY 10011.

  • AICPA proposes forming global association with CIMA

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    May 3, 2016

    The AICPA is putting to a membership-wide vote a proposal to partner with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) in creating a new association—the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA)--that would represent the entire accounting profession—including CPAs—on a global scale. 

  • Society board approves new, non-CPA membership class

    By:
    Colleen Lutolf and Rob Busweiler
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    Apr 12, 2016

    The NYSSCPA’s Board of Directors voted on March 22 to approve a proposed change to the organization’s bylaws that, if adopted by the membership at large, would create a new membership category at the Society for individuals in other professions who work closely with CPAs, such as attorneys, actuaries and other financial professionals, but who do not hold a CPA license or work under a CPA’s supervision.

  • Fetterman honored for contributions to community

    By:
    Jason Wong
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    Feb 11, 2016

    Not everyone has the chance to combine a rich, established professional career with a deeply personal mission, but Allen L. Fetterman did, and for that, he received the 2015 Michael H. Urbach, CPA, Community Builders Award.

  • Speaker shares inside tips on effective borrowing

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Feb 11, 2016

    Maybe you have an idea for a new business, or maybe you already have one and want to take it to the next level.

  • 4 questions small firms need to ask about cybersecurity

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Feb 11, 2016

    Just because you’re a small firm, don’t assume that cybercriminals won’t notice you. Yigal Rechtman, an expert in IT audits, said this all-too-common mindset amounts to nothing more than “security by obscurity,” which really isn’t that secure at all. 

  • New members, education reign in Buffalo

    By:
    Bruce Zgoda
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    Feb 11, 2016
    Remember: growing older is mandatory, while growing up is optional. We make a living out of what we get; we make a life by what we give. Good friends are like stars; you don’t always see them, but you know they're there.