CTCPA New & Young Professionals to Contents Features 5 6 Chairman Tom Reynolds Retires from State Board of Accountancy You MUST Upgrade from Windows XP Before Tax Season By Mark Torello, CISA, CPA, CITP, CFE 7 8 Connecticut’s Debt Clock Ticking By Arthur J. Renner, CPA The Commissioner’s Column: Plain Tax Talk, Smart Tax Policy By Connecticut DRS Commissioner Kevin B. Sullivan 10 New and Young Professionals to Watch: Meet the Class of 2013! 13 It’s Just LIFE: Second Annual Beginner’s Golf Clinic 14 ETF Scholarship Winners: Where Are They Now? Meet Sarah Stover Get Connected >> Streamline dues payments with a company invoice Are there multiple CTCPA members at your organization? Sign up to receive a single “company invoice” listing all members at a single location. You’ll also have the opportunity to update our records to indicate any members who have joined or left your company. >> Contact Membership Coordinator Liz Frazza at lizf@ctcpas.org or 860-258-0220 www.facebook.com/ConnecticutCPAs u Watch Meet the Class of 2013! page 10 Upcoming Programs and Events 15 CPE Calendar 18 Members-Only Meetings 20 New and Young Professionals Events Member Matters 22 Welcome, New Students! 23 Classified Advertisements 24 Member News 24 Firm Moves and Promotions 25 Welcome, New Members! 26 Member Snapshots >> Find work or get help with the Per Diem Directory >> ¿Habla Español? Looking for work? You can search the listing of posted per diem opportunities as well as list your own profile detailing your skills, expertise, and location. Looking for help? You can post your open per diem positions and also peruse the listing of members available to work. >> www.ctcpas.org/PerDiem We frequently receive requests from members of the public seeking a CPA who speaks Spanish. If you or an associate is fluent in Spanish (or any other foreign language), please let us know so we can help potential clients get in touch with you. >> Contact Membership Coordinator Liz Frazza at lizf@ctcpas.org or 860-258-0220 www.linkedin.com Group: CTCPA g www.twitter.com/ConnecticutCPAs www.ctcpas.org Connecticut CPA September/October 2013 3