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NJCPA Supports Consensus Revenue Forecasting Bill

Posted on December 10, 2019

The NJCPA strongly supports Senate President Stephen Sweeney’s legislation that would create a three-person commission tasked with reaching a consensus on revenue projections for the state’s annual budget.

New Agreed-Upon Procedures Standard Gives CPAs More Flexibility

Posted on December 6, 2019

The AICPA Auditing Standards Board has released a standard that provides flexibility to a practitioner performing an agreed-upon procedures engagement.

Majority of CPAs Do Not Favor Having a Public Bank in New Jersey, says NJCPA Survey

Posted on December 4, 2019

The idea of having a public bank in New Jersey does not sit well with 85 percent of the CPAs recently polled.

 

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IssuesWatch Live: Professional Issues Update

December 12, 2019

The accounting profession is rapidly changing due to technology, regulation and the business climate. As a CPA or financial professional, it is imperative that you know where the profession is headed so you can make the necessary changes to be ready for the future.

Hot Topics: Busy-Season Benchmarks: How Does Your Firm Compare?

January 16, 2020

Want reduced stress, better work-life balance and increased productivity this busy season? This webinar will provide benchmarks and strategies for getting the most out of busy season.

 

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Startup Company Stock Options and IRC Section 83(i) – Useful or Useless?

Posted on December 4, 2019

In order to comply with IRC Sec. 83(i), a company will need to monitor both its own eligibility to offer employees an IRC Sec. 83(i) deferral as an eligible corporation and the eligibility of the employees receiving grants of stock options or RSU to be considered qualified employees for purposes of IRC Sec. 83(i).

Educators Strive to Make Classes and the CPA Exam More Relevant

Posted on December 2, 2019

Accounting professionals, adjunct professors and full-time teachers — at both the high school and college levels — discussed the need for coursework and the CPA Exam to be more relevant to aspiring CPAs at the NJCPA Accounting Educators Workshop on Nov 8.

5 Free Videos That Can Help New Jersey Businesses Stay Compliant

Posted on December 2, 2019

Ever-changing legislation has created a regulatory landscape that can create challenges for businesses. Learn what you need to know about the new overtime rule, paid leave, minimum wage, sexual harassment and immigration.

 

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How Life Insurance Can Help Busy Accountants Plan for the Future

Posted on November 26, 2019

As much as accountants rely upon the numbers, even the best calculated plans can be derailed by the unpredictable. This is why it’s important to educate staff and their families about being prepared for life’s unexpected events.

Why Your Clients Should “Never Do Succession Planning”

Posted on November 25, 2019

Many CPAs and advisors offer succession planning services to their clients. A problem is that most of our clients that should have some plans do not want to spend the fees necessary to have any sort of a plan; but if they still own the business when they die, they will leave a massive mess for their family. Here are some tips to help guide them.

How to Engage Staff to Practice Philanthropy

Posted on November 19, 2019

Philanthropy relationships between a firm and the community establish camaraderie among staff and create goodwill with clients. It is also a great way to raise a firm’s profile within the local town and the business community at large. Here are some tips to get started.

 

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Scholarship Essay Readers and Interviewers Needed

Posted on November 4, 2019

Each year, the NJCPA Scholarship Fund grants four-year scholarships to high school seniors and one-year scholarships to college juniors and seniors. Help make these awards possible by signing up to read essays or interview candidates.

Be a Seminar Moderator

Posted on September 11, 2019

The NJCPA is looking for members interested in attending and moderating seminars at a discounted registration fee.

Do You Have a Relationship with Any of These Lawmakers?

Posted on July 2, 2019

One of the most powerful methods the NJCPA uses to influence state legislators is through direct contacts made by CPAs who have existing relationships with a lawmakers. Please check our list of lawmakers, and join our Keyperson Program if you have a relationship with any of them.

 

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