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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
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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
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The Latest From Our Publications

Read the February 2018 Issue on


This month's cover story is a roundtable discussion featuring four CPAs from all corners of practice. They share their experiences with the implementation of recent standards and describe their views on whether financial reporting is improving the ability of users to make informed decisions. Critical questions raised include whether increased disclosure requirements miss the bigger picture of an entity's long-term sustainability and whether the profession's leaders can craft a better reporting model.

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  • Middle-Aged Accountants Sue PwC On Age Discrimination
    Mar 16, 2018
    A group of middle-aged accountants has filed a lawsuit against Big Four firm PwC claiming that its focus on campus recruitment represents age discrimination. 
  • Voluntary Disclosure Program Has Made IRS Savvier on Tax Evasion
    Mar 16, 2018
    On the taxpayer side, the IRS voluntary disclosure program game tens of thousands of tax scofflaws the opportunity to come clean in exchange for a lesser punishment. On the IRS side of things, though, the program has provided them with an abundance of information on how wealthy people use offshore havens to evade taxes, knowledge they plan to use to hunt down those who didn't come forward when they had the chance. 
  • SEC Charges Theranos CEO, President with "Massive Fraud"
    Mar 15, 2018
    The SEC has charged Elizabeth Holmes, the CEO of blood testing company Theranos, and Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, its president, with a "massive fraud" where they exaggerated or made false statements about the firm's technology, business, and financial performance. 
  • NYS Offers Deadline Relief to Those Affected by Recent Storms
    Mar 15, 2018
    The New York Department of Taxation and Finance announced that it will be pushing back some tax deadlines for those who have been affected by the storms that have ravaged the state the past few weeks. 
  • ACCA Finds Disclosure of Key Audit Matters Improves Governance, Audit Quality, Reporting
    Mar 14, 2018
    The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants has released a study of audits conducted in jurisdictions requiring the disclosure of Key Audit Matters as required by the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board, and has found that such disclosures have improved governance, supported audit quality and encourages better corporate reporting. 
  • 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
    Mar 1, 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
    Mar 1, 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
    Mar 1, 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
    Mar 1, 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.)