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Community Accounting Services, CTCPA's public service affiliate, unveils new name, logo, mission, website, and more.
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Chris Gardella, a recent Eastern Connecticut State University graduate who now works at KPMG in Hartford, volunteers as a site coordinator for a Volun-
teer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) tax clinic at ACCESS in Willimantic. VITA is one of the many ways Community Accounting Services helps Connecticut
individuals, families, and businesses. Photo courtesy of the United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut.
Register now for
Interview Day
2016!
>>
CTCPA's overwhelmingly success-
ful event returns for the fourth year
to help match accounting majors at
Connecticut colleges and universities
with employers in public accounting
and private industry seeking interns
or full-time hires. Reserve your space
today this event sells out each year!
>> www.ctcpas.org/interviewday
Get details about
the next version
of the CPA Exam.
The American Institute of CPAs has
presented final details on the next version
of the Uniform CPA Examination that will
be launched on April 1, 2017. Changes
include increased assessment of higher-
order cognitive skills, additional task-
based simulations, and a total test time
increase from 14 to 16 hours.
>> www.aicpa.org/nextcpaexam
>>
Volunteer
for a local
not-for-profit.
>>
The CTCPA Not-for-Profit Organizations
Committee has set up a service to
help connect members with local
not-for-profits seeking volunteers.
Visit our website for a listing of
opportunities, with basic information
about the organization and the
expected time commitment.
>> www.ctcpas.org/nfpboards
Contents
Features
5 Our Advocacy Successes
7 It's Time to Renew Your Membership Dues!
8 AICPA Opens Vote on CIMA Proposal
10 Putting the Success in Succession Planning
By Connecticut CPA Publisher Mark Zampino
14 The Commissioner's Column:
Draining the Remote Sales Tax Swamp
By Connecticut DRS Commissioner Kevin Sullivan
15 Introducing ... Community Accounting Services:
Community Service Affiliate Unveils New Look, Direction
25 Campus Rep Connections
Upcoming Programs and Events
6 The 2016 CTCPA Annual Meeting
18 CPE Calendar
20 Members-Only Meetings
22 Pr!me Picnic and Family Fun Day
24 New and Young Professionals Events
26 Interview Day 2016
Member Matters
23 Member Perks
check out our newest additions!
27 Welcome, New Members!
28 Member News
29 Firm Moves and Promotions
30 Classified Advertisements