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  • GAO Says Market Shifts Are Diminishing Tobacco Tax Revenue

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jun 17, 2019
    The Government Accountability Office said that a 2009 law creating separate excise tax treatments for various tobacco products has had the effect of encouraging tax avoidance and lowering overall revenues. 
  • Regulatory Roundup - June 11-17

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jun 17, 2019
    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. 
  • Cost of Cyberattacks in 2018 Estimated to be $654 Billion

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jun 17, 2019
    A recent report from digital strategy consulting firm ForgeRock calculates that, last year alone, cyberattacks cost U.S. companies a collective $654 billion. 
  • Congress Passes IRS Reform Bill

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jun 14, 2019
    The Senate has approved a wide-ranging IRS reform bill without a controversial provision regarding free filing, and it now awaits the president's signature.
  • SEC Could Level $50M Fine on KPMG Over PCAOB Cheating Scandal

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jun 14, 2019
    The Securities and Exchange Commission is considering a record-setting $50 million fine against KPMG, one of the largest it has ever leveled, for a scandal in which audit partners colluded with staffers from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), who passed on inside information about the agency's inspection plans for the firm.
  • FASB Chair Expresses Concern That Tech Could Increasingly Delay Standards Implementation

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Jun 13, 2019
    Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Chair Russell Golden, in a discussion with the Wall Street Journal alongside Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) Chair William Dunkhe, said he was concerned that while technology can improve the accounting process, it could also delay the implementation of new standards. 
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Press Room

  • 2019 Excellence in Financial Journalism Award Winners Announced

    By:
    Maya Lindsay
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    May 29, 2019

    NEW YORK — (May 29, 2019) — The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) is pleased to announce the winners of its 2019 Excellence in Financial Journalism (EFJ) Awards.

    This award recognizes reporters from the national and local press whose work was published, posted or broadcast in 2018, contributing to a better and more balanced understanding of business or financial topics.


  • NYSSCPA NextGen Conference Aims to Future-Proof Accounting Careers, May 3

    By:
    Maya Lindsay
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    Apr 25, 2019
    NEW YORK – (April 25, 2019) – Young accounting professionals and those who are looking to develop their leadership and planning skills while pursuing their CPA license are encouraged to attend the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants’ (NYSSCPA) NextGen Conference. It will be on Friday, May 3, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., at Midtown Loft and Terrace, 267 Fifth Ave. at 29th St. in Manhattan.
  • Call for Submissions: 2019 Excellence in Financial Journalism Awards

    By:
    Maya Lindsay
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    Jan 11, 2019
    For more than 30 years, the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA) has recognized the best business and financial reporting through its Excellence in Financial Journalism (EFJ) Awards.
  • Lilly Ledbetter to Speak During Women's Leadership Forum, Jan. 18

    By:
    Maya Lindsay
    |
    Dec 6, 2018

    NEW YORK – (December 6, 2019) – Lilly Ledbetter, activist and plaintiff in the Supreme Court discrimination case against Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. that led to the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, will discuss transforming workplace culture during the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA) Women’s Leadership Forum on Jan. 18, 2019. The forum will be held at Midtown Loft & Terrace, 267 Fifth Ave., in New York City, from 8:30 a.m.–5:15 p.m.



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