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September/October 2016
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Build your
personal brand.
Are you guilty of trying to make that terribly
cropped Facebook photo look professional?
Selfies and work don't mix. Ditch the iPhone
mugshot we're happy to take a professional
headshot for you, free of charge.
Contact: Kirsten Piechota
kirstenp@ctcpas.org 860-258-0231
Build your
business.
Add your firm to the Find a CPA search engine
get on the train or get left behind. Potential
clients can find you by the services you provide,
your zip code, or the industries you specialize in.
(Pssst this is free, too!)
Contact: Liz Frazza
lizf@ctcpas.org 860-258-0220
www.ctcpas.org/findacpa
Connect with us on social media to
get photos, member news, upcoming
events, and more at your fingertips!
A Guide to Some of the
Awesome Benefits of CTCPA Membership
Your name here.
"Say
cheeeeese!"
Explore the full list at
www.ctcpas.org/benefits
.
Build your
knowledge.
Fraud, check.
State tax, check.
Technology, check.
Nonprofit, check. And ... a bunch more
interest groups. Experts and novices alike
don't be shy, we don't bite.
www.ctcpas.org/interestgroups
Dive
deeper.
Features
5 CTCPA Executive Search Committee Begins Formal Process
7 Connecticut State Board of Accountancy Completes Move
to Department of Consumer Protection
8 College Funding Advice: Should It Be Part of Your Practice?
By John F. Pearson, CPA, CASL
12 The Commissioner's Column: Thinking About Tax Expenditures
By Connecticut DRS Commissioner Kevin Sullivan
Upcoming Programs and Events
18 CPE Calendar
20 Members-Only Meetings
22 New and Young Professionals Upcoming Events
27 Educational Trust Fund Golf Tournament: September 26
Member Matters
6 Donate to the CTCPA Educational Trust Fund
14 Member Perks
16 Finding Your PATH to Technical Help
CTCPA Launches New Member-to-Member Consulting Directory
19 Volunteers Needed!
Let Your Skills and Talents Shine While Making a Difference
24 New and Young Professionals Kickball Tournament
Raises $1,825 for Foundation for Life's Bikes for Kids
25 Member News
26 Welcome, New Members!
27 Firm Moves and Promotions
28 Member Snapshots
30 Classified Advertisements