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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 August 2018 Issue on

CPAJournal.com

The 17th Annual Financial Reporting Conference, hosted by Baruch College this past May 3, once again brought together regulators, standards setters, preparers, auditors, and users to discuss current topics in accounting, auditing, and reporting.

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  • Regulatory Roundup: Sept. 12-18
    Sep 18, 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.

  • Securities Industry Profits in NYC Grew By 42 Percent Last Year
    Sep 18, 2018
    A recent report from State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said that pretax profits in the New York City securities industry grew 42 percent in a year, and that the momentum has carried into this year, with an 11 percent growth in just the first half of 2018. 
  • House Bill Would Clarify Online Sales Tax Requirements
    Sep 18, 2018
    A recently introduced House bill would, if implemented, prevent state governments from collecting sales tax from most out-of-state sellers until such a time as a compact regarding treatment of online sales is developed by the states and approved by Congress. 
  • Former PCAOB Chief Auditor Martin Baumann Appointed as New Chair of IAASB
    Sep 17, 2018
    Martin Baumann, the former chief auditor for the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), has been appointed to lead the International Auditing and Insurance Standards Board (IAASB), which sets international standards for auditing, assurance, and other related areas. 
  • Study: While Women Enter Big Four in Large Numbers, Few Ever Lead Audits of Large Firms
    Sep 17, 2018
    A recent study has found that women in the Big Four rarely lead audits of large corporate entities, despite making up about 51 percent of all accounting staff throughout the industry. 
  • 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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  • Dear Mom and Dad: Would You Mind if I Gifted You My Low-Cost Basis Assets?
    Aug 28, 2018
    When one thinks of a gift of significant assets, it is most often one from a parent or grandparent to their children or grandchildren. This is often done to allow the older generation to reduce the size of their estate for federal or New York tax purposes or for elder law and asset protection planning purposes. 
  • A Forensic Guide to Finding Cryptocurrency in Divorce Litigation
    Aug 28, 2018
    In recent years, awareness and use of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency has risen dramatically. Cryptocurrency transactions are fast, global, decentralized, secure, and irreversible. Although cryptocurrency and blockchain technology have the ability to revolutionize commerce, cryptocurrency’s anonymous nature has made it a haven for illicit activity.  This is because while cryptocurrency transactions are all publicly viewable on a “blockchain,” the individual participants of each transaction cannot be easily determined. 
  • New York State Residency – Does a Permanent Place of Abode have to be Permanent?
    Aug 28, 2018

    In a recent case involving residency before the New York State Tax Tribunal, In the Matter of the Petition of Leslie Mays, the issue of the taxpayer’s permanent place of abode was at the center. You may be surprised that the tribunal determined that an apartment that was maintained for less than five months was  a permanent place of abode.

  • New U.S. Tax Law and the IRC Section 962 Election
    Aug 28, 2018
    With the ratification of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), many U.S. taxpayers are reconsidering their business structures. The reason for this is that the tax provisions of the TCJA contain greater benefits for domestic corporations than other business entities and individuals.