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What's New at the Society?


 
Unlimited CPE for NYSSCPA Members

Introducing a New Member Benefit!
 
NYSSCPA members now have free unlimited access to 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 Helpline

Stumped? Get CPA expertise through the technical helpline!

Email your inquires to technicalhelpline@nysscpa.org.

 

The Latest From Our Publications


Read the September/October 2023 Issue on


CPAJournal.com

Just as the CPA Evolution Initiative is on the brink of taking effect, with its accompanying overhaul of the CPA exam framework, there are many within the profession, both inside and outside of academia, who are questioning whether the changes will be enough—enough to ensure future professionals are ready to succeed in today's business environment, enough to adapt to changes wrought by emerging technologies, and enough to make public accounting more appealing to the next generation and replenish the declining pipeline to the profession. Several articles in this issue examine the complex and interconnected problems in accounting education, licensure, and recruitment. 

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  • President Biden Cancels More Student Debt
    Feb 21, 2024
    President Joe Biden has cancelled $1.2 billion in student debt cancellation for almost 153,000 borrowers currently enrolled in the Saving on a Valuable Education (SAVE) repayment plan.
  • Opting out of AI Screening of Job Applications Comes with Risks
    Feb 20, 2024
    The increasing use of artificial intelligence (AI) to consider—or discard—job applications has prompted some job seekers to opt out of allowing their résumés and applications to be scanned by the technology. But opting out does not guarantee that their applications will be reviewed by a human.
  • Survey: Many Gen Zers Prefer Work Advice from AI or Social Media than from Managers
    Feb 16, 2024
    Receiving work advice from artificial intelligence or social media is preferable to receiving it from their managers, many members of Generation Z, according to a recent survey about their career development experience.


  • PCAOB’s Sanctions Four Firms for Violations Involving Audit Committee Communications
    Feb 21, 2024
    The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) announced settled disciplinary orders that sanction four audit firms for violating PCAOB rules and standards related to communications that firms are required to make to audit committees. The four orders result from an ongoing sweep.
  • IRS Criminal Investigation Unit Continues to Investigate Fraudulent ERC Claims
    Feb 21, 2024
    As the IRS investigates bogus claims for the Employee Retention Credit (ERC), its Criminal Investigation unit (IRS CI) will also conduct educational sessions for tax professionals about it.
  • Banking Trade Groups Seek to Modify SEC Guidance on Digital Assets
    Feb 20, 2024
    A coalition of financial groups has requested modifications to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s Staff Accounting Bulletin 121, offering interpretive guidance on digital assets, because the guidance makes it more expensive for U.S. banks to hold digital assets for their customers.
  • IRS Commissioner: Agency Can Process Changes to Child Tax Credit Quickly
    Feb 20, 2024
    As Congress considers a budget bill that would enhance the child tax credit for millions of lower-income families, IRS Commissioner Daniel Werfel assured the House of Representatives’ tax-writing committee that his agency would be able to process any changes to the credit and send out the necessary refunds in a timely manner.
  • Regulatory Roundup: February 13-20
    Feb 20, 2024

    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.

  • The Future of AI Is Now. Is Tax Ready?
    Jan 31, 2024
    There will always come a time when the future becomes the present. Generative artificial intelligence (AI), once seen as a vision of tomorrow, has rapidly advanced to become an established part of the day-to-day operations for organizations in every industry. As AI’s potential and capabilities continue growing, questions about AI’s impact to traditional tax functions and the employees who perform them are only getting louder. 
  • A Practical Discussion with Respect to Internal Revenue Code Section 1031—The "Like Kind" Tax-deferred Exchange, Part 1
    Jan 31, 2024

    This article is a three-part series explaining the basics of the tax-deferred 1031 exchange, the different types available, the mechanics of how they work, and the benefits to be reaped by a client who decides to partake in such an exchange.

  • 2023 New York Tax Update – Year in Review
    Jan 31, 2024

    2023 was another busy year for New York taxes.  Highlights included: a Budget with new appeal rights for the Tax Department, enhanced disaster relief, and important—but narrow—tax increases; final and adopted regulations, tracking updates and various changes brought about by New York’s 2014 corporate tax reform; continued pressure on the allocation of wage income from remote work and a recent nonresident wage allocation decision; new tools on the New York Tax Department’s website for taxpayers and tax practitioners; and numerous other updates.

  • The Social Security “Stealth Tax” and How to Control It
    Jan 3, 2024
    The majority of the rules and funding policy that controls how Social Security works today were put in place by the congressional Greenspan Bipartisan Commission’s overhaul of the system in 1983. Prior to 1983, Social Security payments were not counted as income; as a result, no income tax was due on these payments.