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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 October 2018 Issue on

CPAJournal.com

In this issues: Passed at the end of last year, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) represents the most significant overhaul of federal tax laws in decades. As most of its provisions become effective with the upcoming filing season, it is important for tax professionals to be well versed with the law. Individuals and businesses will be asking their advisors how the law will impact them. CPAs should be prepared with analysis, advice, and plans.

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  • Speaker: Bitcoin Becomes Security Battleground as Cryptocurrency Grows in Popularity
    Oct 18, 2018
    While advocates of the popular digital currency bitcoin have emphasized its increasing presence in the legitimate economy, the extreme difficulty of linking transactions with individual users means it remains a favorite of cybercriminals invested in maintaining their anonymity. Speaking to an audience at the Foundation for Accounting Education's Business and Industry Conference on Oct. 17, Steve Stasiukonis, president of cybersecurity consulting firm Secure Network Technologies, explored some of the security implications behind the rise of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin.
  • Poll: 76 Percent of Workers Have Been Exposed to a Toxic Boss
    Oct 16, 2018
    A recent poll found that a lot of people don't think too highly of their boss, as 76 percent said they either are, or recently have been, managed by a boss they considered toxic. 
  • On The Body Language of Digital Presence
    Oct 15, 2018
    Body language is just as important as content in terms of communication, and when telecommuting workers talk over a webcam or a chat app, there remain unspoken cues that they should be mindful of in order to maintain positive relations with colleagues. 
  • Former KPMG Exec Pleads Guilty to Using Confidential Info to Fool Regulators
    Oct 18, 2018
    Cynthia Holder, a former executive director at at KPMG, pleaded guilty to her involvement in a scheme that used leaked confidential information from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) to pass regulatory inspections. 
  • Speakers Explore What Corporate Form Is Better in Wake of New Tax Law: C Corporation or Pass-Through
    Oct 18, 2018
    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has overturned previous assumptions about whether a business is better off operating as pass-through entity or a C corporation, and created a new set of circumstances on which to base such a decision. A pair of speakers at the Foundation for Accounting Education's Business and Industry Conference on Oct. 17 explored the advantages and disadvantages of each choice in the wake of these changes. 
  • SEC Suspends Three Accountants Over Alleged Audit Improprieties
    Oct 17, 2018
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has suspended three former BDO accountants from auditing public companies based on its finding that one of them predated work papers to make it appear that his audit team had completed a public company audit on time when the team couldn't meet a deadline, and the other two failed to detect the improprieties.
  • Regulatory Roundup: Oct. 10-16
    Oct 16, 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.

  • Study: Percentage of Companies Using Non-GAAP Metrics Rose from 59 to 96 Percent in 20 Years
    Oct 16, 2018
    A recent study has found that companies are increasingly using non-GAAP metrics in their reports, going from 59 percent of companies in 1996 to nearly all of them, 96 percent, in 2016. 
  • 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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