James Blake
James Blake, CPA
Member since 1993

NJ Adopts New Education Requirements to Become a CPA

Posted on October 9, 2015

On September 21, 2015, regulations were adopted in New Jersey that impact the educational requirements for students seeking to become licensed CPAs. These new regulations go into effect on July 1, 2017.

IRS Begins Reciprocal Exchange of Tax Info Under FATCA

Posted on October 5, 2015

The Internal Revenue Service has announced the exchange of financial account information with certain foreign tax administrations, meeting a key September 30 milestone related to FATCA, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.


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Same-Sex Marriage, Divorce and Prenuptials

Posted on October 12, 2015

All couples entering into a marriage need to be educated and should consider all of the important factors that may affect them now or in the future. Same-sex couples will need to work through the same hurdles faced by any divorcing couple and will have to follow the same basic rules for alimony, support and equitable distribution.

Changing Your Reporting Framework

Posted on October 12, 2015

There are many financial reporting framework options available to companies these days. A change in reporting framework is no small undertaking. Here are some issues to consider.

Reporting for Non-Accountants

Posted on October 5, 2015

Business reporting needs to be more flexible, user friendly and real-time. The question is: What can CPAs do to meet these demands?


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Surgent's Federal Tax Camp

October 22, 2015

Both businesses and individual clients will be affected by all of the tax changes that require the tax advisor to engage in extensive tax planning. Not only will you be updated on the most important tax issues that require your attention, but this course will also review the major trends and changes in the case and regulatory law. Included is full coverage of all tax changes with a view toward planning.

Firm Development Conference

October 28-29, 2015

During this two-day conference, you'll get the technical updates that you need to serve your clients and coworkers today, but - more importantly - you'll find out what it takes to become a "future-ready" CPA.

Career Development Conference

November 4, 2015

According to CPA Horizons 2025, the CPA profession has an extremely bright future, yet success will only find those who can learn how to respond quickly and competitively to the shifting ground on political, economic, social, technological and regulatory fronts. Together with your CPA peers and a handful of New Jersey's strongest accounting leaders at this half-day conference, you'll learn how to do just that.


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Young CPAs Food Drive

Posted on September 14, 2015

Help feed those in need. The NJCPA Young CPAs are sponsoring a food drive now through November 20 to benefit the Community FoodBank of New Jersey.

Participate in the 2016 Compensation & Benefits Study

Posted on August 28, 2015

Sign up to participate in the 2016 Compensation & Benefits Study of Public Accounting Firms In New Jersey. Participants will receive a free copy of the final publication early next year - a $375 value.


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