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Unlimited CPE for NYSSCPA Members

Introducing a New Member Benefit!
 
NYSSCPA members now have free unlimited access to over 150 CPE courses in our Self Study Course Catalog.
 
"I enjoy the online CPE because it allows for me to stay up-to-date with pertinent accounting issues while studying on my own time. I can pause the sessions and resume at my convenience. I feel the CPE is highly relevant as a majority of the sessions have lecturers who are experts in their field. The online interface that NYSSCPA utilizes is user friendly and allows me to easily sort by topic."
– Greg Kozerski, Jr., NYSSCPA Member

 
 
The New NYSSCPA Career Center

Whether you're an employer looking for your next great hire, or a job seeker looking for your next great opportunity, the NYSSCPA Career Center is here to assist you.

Employers: Post Job Descriptions Here
Job Seekers: View Open Positions Here

 
 
Get Money Smart

The cost of financial ignorance is high.

Check out these materials and consider attending one of our free events to learn more about taxes, credit, debt, budgeting, the basics of investing and learning activities for children.

 
 
The NYSSCPA Technical Hotline

Stumped? Get CPA expertise through the technical hotline!

Call the hotline at 212-719-8309 or
email your inquires to technical@nysscpa.org.

 

The Latest From Our Publications


Read the June 2019 Issue on

CPAJournal.com

The seemingly ever-accelerating pace of new technologies represents tremendous promise for business and society. But along with that comes uncertainty—the questions of understanding and adapting to new technologies, as well as the risk that new technologies will create their own problems. In this issue, our authors grapple with the implications of a variety of emerging technologies on the accounting profession and the business environment more generally.

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  • When to Hug in the Workplace
    Jul 15, 2019
    Some people like to hug, and others do not. This can be fraught enough in general, but in today's workplace it could be explosive. A recent article in CNN offers factors to consider before deciding to hug someone at work, which likely can also apply to life overall. 
  • Survey: Company Culture Major Factor in Where People Work
    Jul 12, 2019
    A survey of 5,000 people in four countries has found that company culture has a major role in determining where people decide to work. 
  • As Scrutiny Grows, Use of Peer-to-Peer Cryptocurrency Exchanges Grow
    Jul 11, 2019
    As regulators increasingly call for controls on the cryptocurrency market, those who want to preserve its wild west feel have increasingly been turning to peer-to-peer networks, which proponents say are not subject to the rules governing more traditional exchanges. 
  • Regulatory Roundup: July 9-15
    Jul 15, 2019
    With so many regulators out there, it can be tough to keep track of all the decisions being made. This is the NYSSCPA’s regular series that collects relevant regulatory announcements from the past week, and puts them in one place to help you stay on top of the issues. 
  • Unemployment Rate Losing Appeal as Economic Metric
    Jul 15, 2019
    The unemployment rate, often taken for granted as an indicator of economic health, has been losing its appeal as today's low rates fail to induce the effects that should be present amid such conditions. 
  • Hackers Pull Off $32M Cryptocurrency Heist
    Jul 15, 2019
    Hackers targeted a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange, making off with $32 million worth of digital tokens. 
  • PCAOB Releases Further Guidance on Critical Audit Matters
    Jul 12, 2019
    The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has released further guidance on critical audit matters (CAMs), which are the centerpiece of the new expanded auditors' report. 
  • SEC Charges Accountant for Role in $6.2 Million Insider Trading Scheme
    Jul 12, 2019
    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed charges against an accountants and her friend, to whom she is said to have given insider information about her company's quarterly performance announcement. 
  • White House Tax Reform: The TaxStringer's Recommended Reading List for CPAs
    Mar 27, 2017
    The Trump Administration promised federal tax reform legislation within 100 days of the president's first term. In an effort to keep TaxStringer readers apprised of federal tax reform developments, the editors have compiled the following list of articles from trustworthy sources that will be updated on a regular basis.
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  • Overview of Current Federal Income Taxation on Cryptocurrency Transactions
    Jun 27, 2019

    Since the inception of cryptocurrency in 2009, the very concept of currency has been challenged and debated. This article explains briefly what cryptocurrency is, how it works, and the current federal income tax implications on transactions using cryptocurrency.

  • The Nuts and Bolts of an IRS Audit and the Collection Process
    Jun 27, 2019
    The IRS audit process is rife with procedural rules to ensure taxpayers are notified before action is taken against them and they have time to respond. However, these procedures also introduce added complexity for tax professionals who may face multiple pressures—they may lack expertise in handling audit and collection matters and/or their clients may have delayed in getting them involved in the matter and deadlines are looming.
  • Deep Dive Tax Cut and Jobs Act - Nonprofits
    Jun 27, 2019
    The 2017 Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA) created a number of significant roadblocks for non-profit organizations. The roadblocks came in two forms—transportation benefits and other. The Act itself created a great deal of uncertainty insofar as part of the effective dates were as of January 1, 2018, while others were for years beginning January 1, 2018.
  • Recent Federal R&D Tax Credit Updates and Why CPAs May Want to Think Again About Going It Alone
    Jun 27, 2019

    The Research and Development (R&D) credit has become an integral part of tax planning for businesses in the United States since its inception almost forty years ago. The credit was originally enacted to help spur competitiveness and creativity for the United States compared to other countries.