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CPE Reciprocity Advances in CT
March  22, 2018 At their March 15 meeting, the General Law Committee of the 2018 Connecticut General Assembly placed Senate Bill 327, “An Act Concerning License Renewal Requirements for Certified Public Accountants” on their consent...
Paid FMLA Bills Get Hearing, But Few Believe It Will Pass
For the fourth year in a row, women, men, and small business owners came to the Legislative Office Building to advocate for a Paid Family Medical Leave program to give families the ability to take paid leave for the birth of a child or a sick...
Survey Finds 44 Percent Of Professionals Often Lose Sleep Over Work
Sleepless nights caused by work anxiety are taking a heavy toll on employees. According to new research from global staffing firm Accountemps, more than four in 10 professionals (44 percent) often lose sleep over work. Common causes of...
CTCPA members with multiple state licenses: Write a letter in support of reducing your CPE reporting requirements
We have an opportunity to reduce the future CPE reporting requirements of Connecticut CPAs who hold licenses in more than one state, but to do so, we need your help as soon as possible!
Updated Withholding Calculator, Form W-4 Released
The Internal Revenue Service today released an updated Withholding Calculator on IRS.gov and a new version of Form W-4 to help taxpayers check their 2018 tax withholding following passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in December. The IRS urges...
Professional Accounting Organizations in UK, U.S. Sign Mutual Recognition Agreement
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS), a professional body for accountants which is headquartered in the United Kingdom (UK), the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), the world’s largest member association representing...
The Average Worker Spends Six Hours On Sports-Related Activities During The College Basketball Tournament
Employees are mad about sporting events like March Madness, suggests a new survey from staffing firm OfficeTeam. Professionals said they spend an average of 25.5 minutes per day on sports-related activities in the office during the college...
Salary Aside, Vacation Time and Corporate Culture Mean the Most to Workers Weighing Job Offers
Beyond the paycheck, what factors are critical for candidates considering job offers? According to a new survey from staffing firm Accountemps, more than one-quarter of workers (26 percent) cited vacation time as most important. Corporate culture...
Tax Cuts & Jobs Act of 2017 will begin appearing on the CPA Exam in January 2019
For the rest of 2018, the Exam will continue to test the tax laws and regulations in effect before the enactment of the new law.
Skills that help accounting professionals succeed alongside AI
There’s some understandable concern these days about the possibility that increased use of artificial intelligence (AI) will lead to job losses among accounting and audit professionals.

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