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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.

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The Latest From Our Publications

Read the December 2018 Issue on


Once again this year, our December issue includes selected results from the annual Rosenberg Practice Management Survey. The survey includes an analysis of how New York firms differ from their counterparts across the country. There are several takeaways: revenue growth remains solid, though slowing; merger activity is up significantly; income per equity partner was up modestly overall but negligibly at medium-sized firms; the average age of partners continued a slow decline, with the exception of the largest firms; core audit, review, compilation, and write-up services faced continued pricing pressures; and the percentage of female equity partners still lags behind the percentage of female staff.

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  • Regulatory Roundup: Jan. 16-22
    Jan 21, 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.
  • Lilly Ledbetter: Discrimination Is 'An Epidemic' That We Must Fight to End
    Jan 18, 2019

    Lilly Ledbetter, a keynote speaker at the NYSSCPA’s Women’s Leadership Conference on Jan. 18, made headlines when she took her employer, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, to court over years of pay discrimination. While the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against her, holding that her claim was time barred, the aftermath prompted the passage of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act into law in 2009. Since then, Ledbetter said she has talked to many women across the world and has concluded that the kind of discrimination she experienced is a worldwide "epidemic" that won't go away unless people, especially women, actively fight. 

  • Speakers Share Lessons from Journey to C-Suite
    Jan 18, 2019
    Speaking at the NYSSCPA's Women's Leadership Forum on Jan. 18, a group of top women executives discussed their journeys on their way to the C-suite and the challenges and pitfalls they overcame to get there. 
  • Michele Meyer-Shipp: Women ARE Leaning In. Now We Need Allies to Lean In
    Jan 18, 2019
    KPMG Chief Diversity Officer Michele Meyer-Shipp said that achieving diversity and inclusion in the workplace "is a marathon, not a sprint," noting that women, and men of color, have been leaning in for years, and now it is time for everyone else to lean in to meet them. She spoke, in a conversation with NYSSCPA President Jan C. Herringer, at the NYSSCPA's Women's Leadership Forum, held Jan. 18 in Manhattan.
  • Speaker: Becoming a Data-Driven Organization Not Easy, But Worth It
    Jan 17, 2019
    Everyone is talking about data, and how big data will change everything, but what exactly does this mean on an operational level? Amy West, CEO of AHRC and a speaker at the Foundation for Accounting Education's 41st Annual Nonprofit Conference, offered lessons from her own experience. 
  • 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.


  • Practical Sales Tax Considerations for Vendors in the Wake of Wayfair (Part I)
    Dec 19, 2018
    By now we’re sure you have all heard about the U.S. Supreme Court case South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. This case reversed over 50 years of precedent and completely changed the way states can administer their sales tax laws with respect to out-of-state vendors. 
  • The Wayfair Decision and its Effect on Income Tax Nexus
    Dec 19, 2018
    Nexus is a connection to a state or taxing jurisdiction that is sufficient for a business to be subject to their tax laws. The U.S. Constitution does not define nexus, but gives guidance under two separate clauses. The Due Process clause states that more than a minimal connection is required. 
  • Medtronic v. Commissioner: New Direction for Transfer Pricing Cases?
    Dec 19, 2018
    For tax years 2005 and 2006, the IRS proposed a transfer pricing adjustment resulting in a tax deficiency of over $1.35 billion.  Medtronic filed a lawsuit in the U.S. Tax Court, and in June of 2016, the Tax Court issued its decision disagreeing with the IRS’s allocation of income.  
  • Fiduciary Income Tax Planning: Income Taxation of Trusts Under the New Tax Act
    Dec 19, 2018

    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) represents a broad-based change to the U.S. tax code, touching on virtually every area of taxation, including of course fiduciary income tax. While some aspects of the new tax law impact trusts directly, the effect of the TCJA on individuals may have even greater implications for trust planning.