Legislative and Regulatory Agenda

In addition to its chief legislative charge to protect the CPA profession and designation in Virginia, the VSCPA will tackle the following legislative/regulatory agenda on an ongoing basis:

  • Advocate for automatic conformity of Virginia’s tax code with the federal tax code.
  • Advocate for CPAs on state legislative and regulatory matters, including but not limited to promoting sound tax policy, preventing duplicative licensure requirements and protecting the important services CPAs offer.
  • Support financial literacy education, including the mandatory one-credit course graduation requirement in Virginia high schools.
  • Support the continued independence and expertise of the Virginia Board of Accountancy.
  • Advocate for CPAs on federal legislative and regulatory issues, including but not limited to tax preparer registration, tax strategy patents and private company financial reporting.
  • Support and promote practice mobility among all states.

For more information on these agenda items, contact VSCPA Vice President of Advocacy Emily Walker, CAE, at (804) 612-9428.