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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 2019 Issue on

CPAJournal.com

This month's issue focuses on a variety of current issues in the taxation realm. Several different topics are covered, but what nearly all have in common is that they have been impacted by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Regardless of its merits in terms of reform, its provisions have had a wide impact across the tax code, likely affecting every taxpayer in one way or another.

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  • Speaker: Terrorist Financing Remains Major Threat But New Rules Provide Vital Tools
    Nov 20, 2019
    Scott Rembrandt, Deputy Assistant Treasury Secretary of the Office of Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes and a speaker at the NYSSCPA's Anti-Money Laundering Conference today, said that terrorist financing remains a threat within the global financial system, but through coordinated international efforts, new global rules promise to provide vital new tools in the fight. 
  • FBI Special Agent Names Business Email Compromise as No. 1 Priority, Eclipsing Ransomware Attacks
    Nov 20, 2019
    Michael J. Driscoll, FBI special agent in Charge of the Criminal Division for the bureau's New York Field Office. speaking at the Foundation for Accounting Education's Nov. 20 Anti-Money Laundering Conference, said that business email compromise fraud has very swiftly become his office's number one priority in terms of financial crime, eclipsing even ransomware attacks that had occupied so much of their attention before. 
  • SEC Halts Ponzi Scheme That Preyed on Elderly
    Nov 19, 2019
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has halted what they say was a $5 million Ponzi scheme that targeted mostly senior citizens and small business owners. 
  • SEC Policy Informed by Comment Letters Later Revealed to Have Been Fake
    Nov 19, 2019
    New Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rules restricting the power of shareholder actions was informed at least partially by a flood of comment letters from ostensibly everyday Americans, many of whom, Bloomberg later found, were signed by people with no recollection of ever writing them. 
  • IRS to Ramp Up In-Person Visits
    Nov 18, 2019
    The IRS wants to increase the number of in-person visits it does, particularly in areas where it has few to no revenue officers on hand. 
  • 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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  • Skilled Versus Custodial Care for Senior Citizens
    Nov 1, 2019

    Like a wheel of fortune, some senior citizens will suffer an illness and no financial risk, whereas others will suffer both an illness and a financial exposure. And many senior citizens are completely unaware of the hidden financial risk they face.

  • Guidance for Transferees of Partnership Interests
    Nov 1, 2019
    On May 7, 2019, the IRS and the U.S. Treasury department released Proposed Regulations under IRC section 1446(f) that potentially have broad application to the transfer of any partnership interest. It’s important that transferees understand in what manner and to what extent the withholding provisions could apply to them, as well as the potential consequences of noncompliance. This article focuses specifically on the effect of these regulations on the transferee of nonpublicly traded partnership interests, even when withholding does not apply.
  • The Latest Proposals on Qualified Opportunity Zone Businesses
    Nov 1, 2019
    The new tax incentive added by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act—designed to promote long-term growth in economically distressed areas known as qualified opportunity zones (QOZ)—is gaining interest among businesses and business owners interested in starting or expanding businesses in QOZs or moving existing businesses to QOZs.
  • Corporate International Tax Issues v2.0
    Sep 27, 2019

    If you’re a CPA or a manager in a corporate finance department, it’s more important than ever to understand how the new tax law affects cross-border transactions and international tax. Since the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (TCJA) was passed in late 2017, millions of individuals and entities have had to rethink their tax planning and tax structures completely. Going from a credit system to a territorial system is a monumental shift—you might as well be going from Earth to Mars. Everything you did in the past is no longer valid. You need to start fresh.