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VBOA/NASBA CPE Audit Tracker Service Frequently Asked Questions

UPDATE: As of July 16, 2019, courses taken with the VSCPA from July 1, 2019, on are syncing properly and should be reflected in the tracker. However, any courses taken with the VSCPA from March 4, 2019 – June 30, 2019 are not yet reflected in the CPE credits reported in the current reporting period.

IRS Commissioner Considering Practitioner Services Division

This past May, at the conclusion of the American Institute of CPAs' (AICPA) Spring Meeting of Council, several hundred CPAs from across the nation, including VSCPA members, met with Members of Congress to ask for their support of consolidating existing Internal Revenue Service (IRS) units into a

VSCPA Members Carson, Rogers Appointed to VBOA

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam recently appointed VSCPA members Brian Carson, CPA, CGMA, and Nadia Rogers, CPA, to the Virginia Board of Accountancy (VBOA). Carson , chief financial officer at Gold Key | PHR in Virginia Beach, was appointed to a second term on the board. He was originally appointed by

VSCPA Members Joyce, Shelton Win Virginia CFO Awards

Two VSCPA members were among the honorees at the 14th annual Virginia CFO Awards, presented by Virginia Business magazine at the Jefferson Hotel in Richmond on Wednesday night. Cynthia Joyce, CPA, of Richmond-based financial services firm Agili, was honored in the Small Companies category. M. Dwight

Highlights From the 2019 Leaders' Summit

We were thrilled to welcome our leaders and volunteers to the Delta Hotel in downtown Richmond for the 2019 Leaders' Summit May 16–17! Attendees enjoyed two days of networking and learning with their VSCPA peers. Here's an update on who took over in VSCPA leadership and who won the 2019 CPA Honors &

Member Spotlight: Mentor Advice Helped Launch Brandon Pope's Career

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series of profiles highlighting the diverse interests and careers of VSCPA members. Know a member (including yourself) who would make for an interesting profile? Email VSCPA Communications Manager Chip Knighton . One major part of finding success at an employer is

Member Spotlight: Janet Lawson's Wellness Journey

Editor’s Note: This is part of a series of profiles highlighting the diverse interests and careers of VSCPA members. Know a member (including yourself) who would make for an interesting profile? Email VSCPA Communications Manager Chip Knighton . Janet Lawson, CPA, has always been caught between two

Public Accounting Myth Busters

New accountants deciding between public accounting and private industry for their first jobs shouldn’t believe these accounting profession rumors. By Michael Watkins, CPA Senior Assurance Associate BDO USA, Richmond Flashback: Your accounting studies in college are ramping up. The first exam in a

Take Your Career to New Heights With a Mentor

By Chip Knighton Finding a mentor is one of the best ways to gain expertise in the more career-oriented aspects of the accounting profession. A mentor can provide a sounding board, a different perspective on office politics and firsthand expertise in a role a young CPA might be looking to fill (not