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2019 Legislative Agenda

The 2019-2020 Legislative session has begun with the re-introduction of the non-CPA ownership bill. Below you will find all the legislative and regulatory issues the NYSSCPA will be working towards this year and background information to keep you informed on progress up to this point. We will keep this page updated as issues change and move forward.

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Political Action Committee

The NYSSCPA Political Action Committee serves as the NYSSCPA’s collective voice in Albany. The NYSSCPA distributes NYSSCPA PAC donations to New York political candidates who understand the profession’s needs and concerns. When you donate to the PAC, you help send a clear message to legislators that issues important to the profession affect the wider business community and the public interest—and that we will be heard.

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Advocacy Campaigns

The NYSSCPA consistently monitors Albany for new legislation relevant to the profession. Our Government Affairs Team reviews and presents key aspects of such laws to NYSSCPA leadership so it may gauge the legislation’s potential impact on the profession in New York State. Once a position is identified, members are often asked to contact their local representatives to help the Society advocate on behalf of the profession.

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Key Contact Program

NYSSCPA members who have identified him/herself as someone who has either a personal or business connection with a legislator or political party official in New York State and is willing to share that connection with the Society can participate in the Key Contact program. The Society can then utilize those connections to open the flow of communication with lawmakers or state officials so that we may share our position more effectively. 

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Comment Letters

Comment letters are effective mechanisms to advocate for the profession and influence the adoption of sound policy and regulations in the areas of accounting, tax and finance.

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