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VSCPA acquires national leader in tax education Don Farmer, CPA, PA

November 1, 2023

For Immediate Release  

Tina Bates, VSCPA 
(804) 612-9416 
[email protected] 

Richmond (Nov. 1, 2023) — The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) announces its acquisition, effective immediately, of nationally recognized leader in tax education Don Farmer, CPA, PA.  

Over 40 years, Don Farmer has built a stellar reputation as the go-to national authority on federal, corporate and individual income tax, known for delivering engaging taxation seminars. A leader in producing innovative content, the VSCPA offers relevant and high-quality continuing professional education for CPAs and other accounting professionals — making this merger a natural fit for both organizations. 

“CPAs have been educated and entertained by Don for decades. By combining Don’s technical expertise with the VSCPA’s innovative resources, we will deliver Don Farmer seminars to customers, clients and state societies nationwide,” said VSCPA Board of Directors Chair Jennifer Lehman, CPA, CGMA. “With the accelerating pace of change in the educational space, the merger will allow the legacy of Farmer seminars to continue while we partner with clients to deliver premier content across the country.”      

Founder Don Farmer will continue as a VSCPA presenter, author and consultant, and the VSCPA will invest in the future success of Farmer seminars and additional tax education opportunities.  

“Working with the VSCPA for so many years, I’ve seen first-hand the innovative perspective the VSCPA brings to delivering high-quality education,” said Don Farmer, CPA, CEO and founder of Don Farmer, CPA, PA. “The VSCPA understands the Don Farmer brand I’m so proud of and will continue to build Don Farmer’s national presence and reputation as a high-quality technical education provider. Aligning the Farmer brand with the VSCPA’s resources, expertise and ability to work collaboratively with other states ensures accountants will continue to receive the education they need well into the future.” 

Don Farmer will join the VSCPA’s suite of other learning and educational offerings that expand to CPAs, finance and business professionals nationwide, including Essential Ethics courses, EventBlast online event consulting and delivery, conferences and seminars. 


About the VSCPA  

The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants (VSCPA) is the leading professional association in the Commonwealth dedicated to empowering CPAs to thrive. Founded in 1909, the VSCPA has nearly 13,000 members who work in public accounting, corporate finance, government and education. For more information about the VSCPA, visit vscpa.com, email [email protected] or call (804) 612-9428. 



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