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Tax Conformity Update: Approaching Crossover

February 10, 2020
All the tax conformity bills the VSCPA is supporting are moving through the Virginia General Assembly and we are optimistic about their continued progress. The Senate emergency bill (SB 582) for fixed date conformity has passed both the House of Delegates and the Senate and is awaiting Gov. Ralph

Virtual Learning: How Much Is My Business Really Worth?

February 10, 2020
It's a proven fact that learning from your peers through open dialog and face-to-face interaction increases your knowledge retention, even if you are meeting virtually. Here at the VSCPA, your learning satisfaction is our priority, so we are developing new and innovative ways to bring education to

Rock On: Your Busy Season Playlist

January 28, 2020
Don't let busy season get you down! Our team has curated an upbeat Busy Season Playlist filled with old favorites and new tunes that will help keep your spirits high and your feet tapping! Want to focus? We have a playlist for that too. Inspired by research from John Hopkins that shows you can keep

General Assembly Tackles Fixed-Date and Rolling Conformity

January 27, 2020
The rapid nature of Virginia’s legislative session can leave even an elected official confused. We have asked — and will continue to ask — VSCPA members to take action on a number of different bills that impact the profession and all Virginians. Some of the bills may seem identical or even

'Technology Crosses Oceans, Not Just Borders'

January 27, 2020
We have to be aware that technology crosses oceans, not just borders, says Kimberly Ellison-Taylor, CPA. The people we're competing with won't just be down the street and around the corner, they could be on another continent. We have to anticipate change, manage change and not be threatened by the

VBOA/NASBA CPE Audit Tracker Service Frequently Asked Questions

January 21, 2020
UPDATE: As of Jan. 21, 2020, we were made aware of duplicates events taken at the Richmond CPA Center showing up in the tracker. We are working with NASBA to correct this. Please contact the VSCPA in regards to this issue. In May 2019, the Virginia Board of Accountancy (VBOA), in conjunction with

Tax Conformity: Multipronged Approach

January 20, 2020
The rapid nature of Virginia’s legislative session can leave even an elected official confused. We will be asking our members to take action on a number of different bills that impact the profession and all Virginians. Some of the bills may seem identical or even contradictory so here is a quick

VSCPA Supports Rolling Conformity Bill

January 13, 2020
Jan. 13, 2020 The Virginia General Assembly is hard at work in downtown Richmond, and conformity is top of mind for the VSCPA. Several pieces of legislation have already been introduced to address conforming to federal tax codes. Finance Committee Chair Del. Vivian Watts has introduced HB 734

CPA Assembly Day Quickly Approaching

January 13, 2020
The VSCPA has been hard at work all winter, talking to legislators about topics important to Virginia CPAs and small businesses. Now is your chance to get into the action! CPA Assembly Day is Jan. 21, 2020. It's your opportunity to join VSCPA leadership and participate in legislator visits, attend

CPA Ready Workshops for College Students

January 13, 2020
Do you know an accounting college student who'd benefit from attending a CPA Ready Workshop? ALL students are invited to register! This event is perfect for students who are interested in pursuing a career in accounting or want to learn more. CPA Ready Workshops are free to attend and begin in two