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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

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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!

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The Latest From Our Publications

Read the March 2018 Issue on


This month, we turn our attention to ethics, professional liability, and risk. The accounting profession has always questioned how best to safeguard its ethical principles. Steven Mintz provides some historical perspective to the subject. In his view, the past decades have seen CPAs’ increasingly entangled business relationships with clients conflict with their commitment to the public interest. He is critical of the profession’s recent attempts to mitigate such conflicts.

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  • EU Wants Tech Firms to Pay 3 Percent Tax on Revenue
    Mar 21, 2018
    Tech companies like Facebook and Google could face major tax hits if a proposal by the European Commission (The EU's executive body) is approved: a 3 percent tax on revenue.
  • Typo Costs Oil Company $3B
    Mar 21, 2018
    Formosa Petro, a Taiwanese oil giant, lost $3 billion in in market value after a "fat finger" error mistakenly caused the company to open a 15.2 million-share closing auction. 
  • Regulatory Roundup - March 14-20
    Mar 20, 2018
    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.
  • Poll Finds Less Misconduct, More Retaliation Against Those Reporting Misconduct
    Mar 20, 2018
    A survey of 5,000 employees in late 2017 has found that, on the one hand, people are witnessing fewer instances of ethical misconduct at their firms but, on the other, people are also reporting more retaliation against those who report misconduct. 
  • New Tax Law Makes Player Trades Harder for Professional Sports Teams
    Mar 20, 2018
    The New York Times has pointed out that a provision of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed by the Republicans in December, could have the inadvertent effect of making player trades harder for professional sports teams. 
  • 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.


  • Cybersecurity for Accountants
    Feb 28, 2018
    According to Forbes magazine, the global cost of cybercrime will reach $2 trillion by 2019. Warren Buffett considers cyber attacks “a bigger threat to humanity than nuclear weapons,” and Ginni Rometty, IBM President & CEO, describes cybercrime as “the greatest threat to every profession, every industry, every company in the world.” 
  • Understanding Unrelated Business Income Tax
    Feb 28, 2018

    Facing increased competition for donor dollars and a growing charitable base, many tax-exempt organizations have set their sights on income diversification. As part of this quest for alternative revenue streams, non-profits are expanding into businesses traditionally dominated by taxable entities.  While this can be a boon to an organization’s resources, it can potentially subject tax-exempt entities to reporting and paying taxes, the most common of which is the tax on unrelated business income. 

  • Relationship Capital: How to Evaluate Personal Goodwill Prior to Selling a Closely-Held Business
    Feb 28, 2018
    How do you evaluate the financial power of relationships? An iconic scene from the movie The Devil Wears Prada offers great insight, particularly when powerful fashion editor Miranda Priestly recounts how she persuaded the magazine’s publisher to pass over a younger challenger for the job.
  • New York’s Corporate Nexus & Apportionment Rules: Overview & Update
    Feb 28, 2018
    New York’s corporate franchise tax reform, which passed in 2014 and became effective Jan. 1, 2015, was groundbreaking in numerous ways. (The Administrative Code of New York City was subsequently amended to adopt many, but not all, of the same revisions for city corporate tax purposes.)