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The Latest News

Sexual Harassment Training Deadline Extended to Jan. 1
Connecticut employers now have until Jan. 1, 2021 to comply with the state's expanded sexual harassment prevention training mandate that lawmakers approved last year. The state Commission on Human Rights and Opportunity extended the original...
Flexibility Needed As Employees Juggle Work, Family
Employers should be more flexible with employees who are juggling work and family responsibilities while their children learn from home. Businesses need to be aware of the stress working parents face and be adaptable, especially with schools now...
Recruiting and Retaining Employees During the Pandemic
Employers can still recruit and retain reliable employees in the COVID-19 era, says HR expert Carol Kardas. “COVID-19 has asked us to really think differently, to act differently, and to look at how we’re dealing with our employees on a...
How Will AI Change the C-Suite?
A new survey suggests that leadership roles will at least be shared with artificial intelligence in the coming years. Now’s the time to think about the executive roles that can’t be automated. This may not be the best time to be thinking 15...
IRS says lenders don't need to report PPP loan forgiveness
The Internal Revenue Service said Tuesday that lenders who make Paycheck Protection Program loans that are later forgiven under the CARES Act should not file information returns or furnish payee statements to report the forgiveness. In...
Is Working Remotely the Future of Finance?
In mid-March, retail cosmetics shop Ulta Beauty closed all 1,254 stores and CFO Scott Settersten and his 200-person finance team, like much of the country, became remote workers overnight. Settersten characterizes it as “a firestorm erupted, and...
Reconceiving Innovation for Covid-19
For certain firms, Covid-19 has infused new meaning into the old cliché that a crisis is just an opportunity in disguise. Before the pandemic, digital companies such as Amazon and Zoom were competing not only with incumbents but also with...
New Research: Compensation Trends Amid COVID-19
Employers have a growing list of concerns lately, including losing their top performers, new research from global staffing firm Robert Half shows. A large majority of senior managers surveyed (88%) said they are worried about their company's...
Middle market shaken, but not broken, by COVID-19
on Facebook  Share on Twitter  Share on LinkedIn  Share via Email Each quarter, KeyBank surveys 400 middle market business executives (defined as those companies within the $10 million to $2 billion range) to understand...
As CT companies respond to calls for racial diversity, Black people still underrepresented in C-suite
Fred McKinney has been on a number of nonprofit boards, and been asked to sit on many others. It’s not surprising given his credentials. The current innovation and entrepreneurship chair at Quinnipiac University, McKinney previously taught...

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Professional Development

LIVESTREAM - Virtual Friday Focus: Revealing Financial Risk: A Solution to Help Improve Companies Financial Strength Thru Viability Data & Evaluation - 10/16/2020 -
    Presenters and co-sponsors of this presentation will be: Barnaby W. Horton, CIMA®, Senior Vice President and Retirement Benefits Consultant,...
LIVESTREAM - Virtual CONNection & Friday Focus: State of the State and Profession Six Months into COVID-19 - 10/23/2020 -
Speaker: Bonnie Stewart, Executive Director, CT Society of CPAs It's been six months since the coronavirus pandemic brought Connecticut and the rest of the...
VIRTUAL Finance Professionals in Industry Group: The Ins and Outs of Outsourcing IT - 10/28/2020 -
Join us for this virtual event (our kickoff for the Finance Professionals in Industry Group!) with the president and CEO of IT Direct and host of Made...
LIVESTREAM - Accounting, Auditing and Financial Reporting Conference - 10/29/2020 -
This CTCPA conference discusses the most relevant issues facing the accounting profession today.
K2's Advanced Excel Data Magic: Managing, Analyzing, and Reporting (Livestream) - 11/3/2020 -
With tools such as Data Models, Power Query, and Power Pivot, today’s versions of Excel offer unparalleled opportunities to move beyond traditional...
K2's Excel Essentials for Staff Accountants (Livestream) - 11/4/2020 -
Staff accountants have specific needs when working with Excel – needs that are often not met by their existing Excel knowledge. Chief among these are the...
AICPA's Annual Federal Tax Update (Livestream) - 11/17/2020 -
Save time and keep current on the latest tax developments! This comprehensive course covers all legislative, judicial, and IRS developments of the past year...
LIVESTREAM - Virtual CONNection: Getting the Most Out of Your Busines & Improving its Valuation - 11/17/2020 -
Speaker: Lawrence J. Ganim - President/CEO | Ganim Financial Every business owner knows instinctually that they need to plan for the sale and transfer of...

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Find the right groups for you.

CTCPA groups and committees are a fantastic way to engage in peer-to-peer discussion (both in person and online!), learn about hot-button issues, trends, and standards, and network with other CTCPA members.


CFO/Controller Roundtable


Business Roundtable


State Taxation Committee


Federal Taxation Committee


Employee Benefit Plans Committee


Financial Institutions Committee


Governmental Accounting and Auditing
Interest Group


Not-for-Profit Organizations Committee