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What's New at the Society?


 
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 April 2018 Issue on

CPAJournal.com

This year's annual issue on governments and nonprofits comes at a busy time for both sectors. Governments continue to face significant fiscal pressure, bringing increasing scrutiny to their reporting practices and leading to different approaches to balance budgets. Nonprofits are still in the midst of implementing new reporting guidance while reckoning with the potentially adverse impact of the recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

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  • Oh No: You Forgot Someone's Name!
    May 18, 2018
    Don't panic. Pretty much everyone, at some point or another, has forgotten a name that they really ought to have known. 
  • SEC Launches HoweyCoin to Educate Investors on Shady, Too-Good-to-Be-True ICOs
    May 17, 2018
    Investors in the hottest new initial coin offering HoweyCoin have already made an average of 72 percent return on investment over just two months, and, based on market conditions, the coin is expected to surpass even that rate of return before the Tier 2 offering closes—that is, if it were a real ICO and not a fake one set up by the Securities and Exchange Commission meant to educate investors about shady cryptocurrency investments. 
  • Deloitte Survey Finds Young People Suspicious of Business World
    May 16, 2018
    A Deloitte survey has found that young people have a jaundiced view toward the business world, reflecting a stark mismatch between what millennials believe responsible businesses should achieve and what they perceive businesses’ actual priorities to be.
  • 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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  • Social Security Filing Strategies Under the New Rules
    Apr 30, 2018

    For most Americans, social security retirement benefits typically represent 30 to 60% of their retirement income. Yet according to the National Social Security Association, LLC, over 90% of social security recipients receive less money than they are entitled to receive. For many filers, this can represent tens of thousands of dollars in lost retirement benefits.


  • New York State is Auditing Federal Tax Issues: Work-Related Education Expenses
    Apr 30, 2018
    The New York State Tax Department has increased their audits involving federal tax issues.  This may be due to a reduction in IRS audit personnel, but regardless of the reason, these issues affect both federal and New York State taxes and they therefore have the right to audit. 
  • Powerful Domestic Trust Strategies for International and Cross-Border Families
    Apr 30, 2018
    There has been a powerful evolution taking place over the last decade of international families utilizing the United States for their trusts. Previously, the main reasons for an international family to establish a U.S. situs trust were if they owned U.S. property or if they had a U.S. green card or U.S. citizen family members. 
  • Taking Full Advantage of the R&D Tax Credit: Tips for Identifying, Gathering, and Documenting a Sustainable Claim
    Apr 30, 2018
    In 1981, the U.S. economy was in a recession, and research-and-development jobs were declining throughout the country. In response, Congress passed the Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981, which included the Research and Development Tax Credit Program (hereinafter “RTCP” or “RTC”), enacted into the IRC.