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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 July/August 2022 Issue on


CPAJournal.com

Over the past several months, there have been big developments in the area of sustainability and integrated reporting, as several leading standards setters have combined their efforts and began staking out a path to the future of this field. As events move forward on the macro level, many smaller business owners and the CPAs that serve such business can understandably wonder what the impact will be for them. This month's cover story recaps recent developments in the area of environmental, social, and governance reporting and relates them to in-depth case studies of small companies that have wholeheartedly adopted ESG principles and used them to invigorate their businesses while contributing to their communities.

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  • Association for Tax Pros Calls on IRS To Fix Phone Service
    Dec 7, 2022
    Tax professionals and taxpayers currently find themselves in “a dire situation” regarding the “nearly non-existent phone service at the IRS,” particularly the agency’s Practitioner Priority Service (PPS), Megan Killian, the executive vice president of the National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA) wrote in a letter to IRS Acting Commissioner Douglas O’Donnell.
  • Trump Organization Convicted of Tax Fraud
    Dec 7, 2022

    The Trump Organization was convicted on 17 counts of tax fraud and other crimes yesterday.

  • Conference Speaker Looks Back and Ahead at Federal Tax Issues
    Dec 7, 2022
    Walter Primoff, a tax consultant at the Dowling Group, offered federal income tax updates and addressed some recent tax court cases and IRS guidance, at the Foundation for Accounting Education's Tax Planning for Business Entities Conference on Dec. 6.
  • Crypto Exchanges Try to Mollify Investors with Limited Attestations
    Dec 6, 2022
    Prompted by the collapse of FTX, cryptocurrency exchanges have hired outside auditors to provide a proof-of-reserves report to show that these businesses are solvent and have enough assets to cover their liabilities.
  • As Employers Seek to Rein in Wages, Workers Still Have Leverage
    Dec 5, 2022
    The low unemployment rate (currently 3.7 percent) has given employees the upper hand in negotiating wage increases, but employers are trying to change that.
  • Tax Reporting of Foreign Assets
    Nov 30, 2022

    U.S. citizens and residents are subject to a number of IRS reporting requirements regarding assets held outside the U.S. Foreign situs assets and interests in offshore trusts significantly complicate tax reporting. Several such filing requirements are outlined below. 

  • Excise Tax on Executive Compensation for Tax-Exempt Organizations
    Nov 30, 2022

    Historically and still today, the IRS requires that compensation paid to nonprofit executives be reasonable and not excessive. Up until now, tax-exempt organizations have not been subject to compensation limits on executive compensation; they have, however, been subject to the private inurement doctrine, intermediate sanctions, and excess benefit rules that impose an excise tax on nonprofit executives and managers who benefit from and knowingly participate in assigning compensation that exceeds the value of services performed. 

  • When Does 180 Equal Zero?
    Nov 30, 2022
    The tax timelines for 1031 exchanges and Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZ) require investments to be made within 180 days of realizing a gain. The rules are clear regarding what needs to happen within each strategy that a taxpayer is pursuing, but there is little guidance on whether both timelines run concurrently or consecutively. 
  • IRS Issues Notice 2022-53 and Will Waive 50% Excise Tax on Certain Required Minimum Distributions from Retirement Plans in 2021 and 2022
    Nov 30, 2022

    On October 7, 2022, the Internal Revenue Service issued Notice 2022-53, which provides much-needed transition relief in the form of an IRS waiver of the 50% excise tax that could otherwise be imposed upon certain beneficiaries of qualified retirement plans (qualified plans) or individual retirement accounts (IRAs) who fail to take required minimum distributions (RMDs) during 2021 or 2022.