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Treasury, IRS Issue Proposed Regulations on New Opportunity Zone tax Incentive

Posted on October 19, 2018

Opportunity Zones, created by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, were designed to spur investment in distressed communities throughout the country through tax benefits. The Treasury and IRS have issued proposed regulations on the Opportunity Zone tax incentive.

Two Pro-CPA Bills Pass Legislative Committees

Posted on October 16, 2018

Bills that address New Jersey's accountancy act and protection for New Jersey State Board of Accountancy members passed the Senate Commerce Committee on Oct. 15.

NJ Extends Corporation Business Tax Filing Due Date

Posted on October 11, 2018

The New Jersey Division of Taxation has extended the filing date for corporation business tax returns by one month, to Nov. 15.


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Surgent's Federal Tax Camp

October 26, 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act brought about the most far-reaching changes to the tax code in a generation. New tax rates, deductions for pass-through entities, new depreciation rules, changes to home mortgage interest deductions, modifications of NOL rules, and new alimony rules are only some of the issues on which practitioners need to get up-to-speed this year. In this course, tax advisors will be fully updated on the most important legislative and regulatory developments of the season as well as major trends and changes in the case law.

Cannabis: Banking and Insurance Issues

October 30, 2018

Two issues top of mind for people working in or contemplating work in the cannabis industry are banking and insurance. Our presenters work with cannabis clients and will share their insights and experiences on how to navigate this blooming industry in the Garden State.

New Jersey Tax Conference

November 13, 2018

The New Jersey Tax Conference is celebrating its 13th year and will provide attendees with the latest in New Jersey tax. Learn what you need to know to prevent problems through a detailed dialogue on the latest in New Jersey taxation.


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What CPAs Should Know About Machine Learning v. Deep Learning

Posted on October 19, 2018

What do these terms associated with artificial intelligence really mean? What impacts will they have on accounting in the future (and what impacts are they already having today)? This article answers those questions and suggests steps accountants should take now to prepare for a future shaped by AI.

Ransomware Awareness and Prevention

Posted on October 12, 2018

Ransomware has continued to increase over the past few years and is now the number-one malware within this pattern. Ninety-nine percent of malware is sent via email or the webserver.

Deal or No Deal? M&A Due Diligence Could Make All the Difference

Posted on October 12, 2018

Monetizing a business can be successful for many clients, but taking advantage of an M&A opportunity requires a great deal of detail and strategy to ensure it is a success. Providing a roadmap for a well-executed due diligence process will be rewarded in the long run.


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The Beginning of the End for IRC Section 280E — The FDA Reschedules (Some) CBD Drugs

Posted on October 11, 2018

Accountants would be wise to keep their eyes on IRC Section 280E. If this is the beginning of a trend for the Drug Enforcement Agency, perhaps all businesses operating within the medical cannabis space may soon be able to claim exemption from IRC §280E.

5 Tips to Get Started in Networking

Posted on September 27, 2018

It’s crucial to view networking as building a friendship and possibly even a partnership instead of wondering what an individual in the profession could do for you. Here are some tips to get started.

How to Make Your Student Loans Disappear

Posted on September 25, 2018

Just starting out in a career is challenging enough but managing student loan debt on top of everything is extremely burdensome. Millennials and other early career professionals have some choices when it comes to loan repayment and forgiveness. Make sure you know your options.


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Volunteer at the Community FoodBank of New Jersey

Posted on October 3, 2018

Join us on Nov. 13 in Hillside for an evening of volunteering hosted by the NJCPA Emerging Leaders Council and the Community FoodBank of New Jersey. Show your support for the Garden State and help stamp out hunger.

Volunteer for CPA Career Awareness

Posted on September 28, 2018

October and November are CPA Career Awareness months. Sign up to present at your local high school or alma mater - help spread the word about the advantages of becoming a CPA!

Participate in the NJCPA Food Drive

Posted on September 17, 2018

The NJCPA Emerging Leaders Council is sponsoring a food drive now through Nov. 16. Bring a non-perishable food contribution to one of our dozens of collection locations and events.


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