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Be Prepared: Yellow Book Redlines Are Here

Major changes to government auditing standards from the U.S. Government Accountability Office mark the first major revision since 2011. By Melisa Galasso, CPA Founder Galasso Learning Solutions, Charlotte, N.C. In July 2018, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued Government Auditing

Member Spotlight: Brett Sinsabaugh Immerses Himself in Advocacy

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 . At a relatively young age, Brett Sinsabaugh, CPA,

Master the Data Domain

CPAs are uniquely qualified to help implement Master Data Governance — essential for Master Data Management. By Thomas E. Schmitt, CPA/CITP, CGMA, CISA Managing Director Thomas E. Schmitt & Co., Warrenton Ready to put a Master Data Management plan into action? Check out the second part of this

Share This Program With Accounting Students You Know!

Do you know a college student interested in studying accounting or becoming a CPA? Have you worked with any interns recently? Then you’ll want to share these upcoming events with them! The Virginia Society of CPAs is offering three FREE CPA Ready Workshops at Old Dominion University on Jan. 26,

Member Spotlight: How Art Auerbach Got His Tax Knowledge

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 . Art Auerbach, CPA, is perhaps the VSCPA’s top tax

Purchasing Software? Document, Document, Document

By Terry Barrett, CPA Tax Senior Manager Keiter, Glen Allen Software is a routine purchase for most businesses. Fortunately, Virginia (and some other states) provide an exemption from the retail sales and use tax for certain types of software. This can be a much-appreciated cost-saver, whether you

Virginia's Tax Conformity Is in Jeopardy

This week, it became clear that there is a very real possibility that tax conformity legislation will not happen for the 2018 filing year. Lack of tax conformity will likely have a significant impact on your ability to file returns for the 2018 filing year. We are working hard to get tax conformity

New Communities on Connect

We’re excited to share two new communities and opportunities for peer to peer learning on Connect! Take a few minutes to learn what they’re all about and be sure to join to stay up to date on the latest discussions! Innovation Community: As part of the VSCPA Center for Innovation , we launched the

Tax Practitioner Q&A: Andrew Youhas, CPA

In December, the VSCPA is focused on preparing for tax season and spotlighting our members who work in tax! Our next Tax Practitioner Q&A for the month comes from Andrew Youhas, CPA , founder and managing principal at Youhas & Associates in Arlington. VSCPA: What made you decide to specialize in tax

Are You Future Ready? Learn More About the VSCPA Center for Innovation

Are you future-ready? Are you prepared for the rapid pace of change facing the CPA profession? As part of our VSCPA2025 strategic vision, we're excited to announce that... The Virginia Society of CPAs (VSCPA) launched the Center for Innovation last month! Check out our latest video to learn more