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Accounting Scholarship Foundation Golf Tournament

Monday, July 22nd,
 8:30am - 5:00pm

Wallingford

0.00 Credits

Member Price: $275

The annual Connecticut Society of CPAs Accounting Scholarship Foundation Golf Tournament, now in its 24th year, brings CTCPA members, clients, and supporters to golf courses throughout the state. All proceeds benefit the CTCPA Accounting Scholarship Foundation to help tomorrow’s accounting professionals by providing scholarships and grants to accounting students at Connecticut high schools, colleges, and universities. Schedule: 8:30 a.m.: Registration; driving range and putting green open.Breakfast on the patio (pancakes, eggs, home fries, sausage, bacon, fruit, and toast station) 10 a.m.: Shotgun start 2:30 p.m.: Cocktail hour with open bar and hors d'oeuvres 3:30 p.m.: Awards, raffles, and buffet dinner (beef medallions, New England cod, chicken florentine, penne marinara, roasted potatoes, and vegetable medley). Pick your format: Scramble or best two of four, best ball (prior format). The tournament contests will be decided by the best two balls of the foursome competing in Team Low Gross, Team Low Net, Closest to the Pin, and Closest to the Line. You can also try your luck at the Frank Frago Nifty-Fifty, and a high-end teacup raffle. Click the "Register Offsite" button to download a fillable PDF form to secure your sponsorship or golfer registration. Once you submit your registration via email to cindyp@ctcpas.org, you'll receive an invoice by email.    

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Small Firm Roundtable

Wednesday, July 24th,
 9:00am - 10:00am

Online

0.00 Credits

All small firm owners, partners, and principals are invited to join us for our virtual Small Firm Roundtable meetings on the last Wednesday of January, April, July, and October. CTCPA Executive Director and CEO Bonnie Stewart will lead open discussion on topics of importance to small firms.

Company/Firm Administrators Meeting

Tuesday, July 30th,
 9:00am - 11:00am

Online

0.00 Credits

We're excited to get this group back up and running during the new membership year! We'll tackle key issues facing the profession, including addressing staffing needs, enhancing staff accountability, and setting billable hour goals. As we prepare for September and October deadlines, we'll develop strategies to avoid a second busy season. Additionally, we will discuss year-end processes, such as engagement letters, organizers, and evaluating electronic versus paper delivery methods. This meeting will be held virtually; we can’t wait to see your smiling faces online!

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TechConneCT Roundtable: AI, ChatGPT, Otter & CoPilot - What's Going on Now ?

Thursday, August 8th,
 9:00am - 10:30am

Online

0.00 Credits

The main topic this month is AI, ChatGPT., Otter & CoPilot, What's Going on Now?    Discover how these cutting-edge tools can ease your daily tasks and boost your productivity. Join us for an peer-to-peer discussion where we'll share real-world applications, tips, and tricks for maximizing the benefits of AI. Whether you're new to these technologies or looking to deepen your knowledge, this session offers valuable insights for everyone. Don't miss out on the chance to elevate your workflow and stay ahead of the curve. Reserve your spot today and take the first step toward mastering AI tools! Keep in mind, this is an open forum - we never limit discussion to just one topic so if you have other technology questions bring them to the table. Please note, pre-registration is required. To access the meeting, use your online account, go to MY CTCPA, My Professional Development, My Upcoming Courses.  Bring your coffee, your ideas to share, and join us for what is always a lively discussion! We've got experts on board who can help you with cybersecurity, client portals, accounting software, and more. TechConneCT attendance is free and open only to CTCPA members in good standing. No CPE will be given but you get free answers and valuable guidance. Hosted by the CTCPA Technology Committee.

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CTCPA Virtual CONNection Meeting: The Accounting Pipeline Shortage - Exploring Alternatives to Outsourcing

Wednesday, August 14th,
 11:00am - 12:00pm

Online

1.00 Credits

The session will focus on addressing the ongoing shortage of accountants and explore alternative solutions to outsourcing. Specifically, it will delve into the Miles STEM Pathway, a unique program that enables international accountants to work in the US for three years without requiring visa sponsorship.  The accounting profession is facing a significant shortage of qualified professionals, posing challenges for public accounting firms across the United States. Traditional solutions such as outsourcing have limitations, prompting the need to explore innovative alternatives. In this session, we will discuss the Miles STEM Pathway, which offers a strategic approach to address the accountant shortage by facilitating the onshoring of international talent. Participants will gain insights into the program's structure, benefits, and how it can effectively augment their workforce without the complexities of visa sponsorship. Through case studies and practical examples, attendees will understand the practical implications of leveraging the Miles STEM Pathway to meet their staffing needs and drive business growth. 3 Key takeaways from the session:1. Understanding the current challenges and implications of the accounting pipeline shortage in the US.2. Exploring the concept of onshoring and its role in mitigating staffing challenges for public accounting firms.3. Insights into the Miles STEM Pathway program and its potential to provide a sustainable solution for addressing the accountant shortage.

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CTCPA Town Hall Meeting

Wednesday, August 21st,
 9:00am - 10:00am

Online

0.00 Credits

Join us for this opportunity to gather with CTCPA Executive Director and CEO Bonnie Stewart to discuss issues affecting the profession.

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Virtual CONNection: Beyond The Basics: Growing Your Practice with Fincen Reporting

Thursday, August 22nd,
 11:00am - 12:00pm

Online

1.00 Credits

This Corporate Transparency Act webinar will be hosted by Charles Wismer, a thought leader in the FinCEN compliance space. Charles is one of the creators and CEO of FincenFetch - a leading BOI filing solution used by hundreds of firms across the U.S., including many top 100 organizations. Join us as we explore the four critical factors your firm must consider when planning its FinCEN filing strategy.• Impact of not offering CTA compliance.• Market size and report pricing.• Planning filling operations.• Limiting your firm's liability.

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Karter Kup Tennis Clinic - Multi State

Thursday, August 22nd,
 12:30pm - 4:00pm

Newport

0.00 Credits

Member Price: $150

CTCPA, MACPA, RICPA, NHCPA, and MECPA are joining together to host the first ever Multi-State Karter Kup Tennis Clinic. Not quite ready for the Karter Kup Tennis Scramble? We've got you covered. Join our first-ever tennis clinic led by a seasoned pro and dive into the excitement! The clinic is open to all members and their guests (non-members must be registered by a member). Whether you're a beginner or brushing up your skills, all levels are encouraged to participate. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m.AgendaLunch: 12:30PM-1:30PMClinic: 1:30PM- 3:00PMToast: 4:00PM-4:30PM Fee: $150 per person Please note, all players must dress in tennis whites while playing on the courts (coloring in white shoes is permitted). Players must bring their own racket, but tennis balls will be provided. If you're interested in participating or have any questions, please contact Jill Foley at jfoley@masscpas.org.

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Karter Kup Tennis Tournament Scramble - Multi State

Thursday, August 22nd,
 12:30pm - 4:00pm

Newport

0.00 Credits

Member Price: $150

CTCPA, MACPA, RICPA, NHCPA, and MECPA are joining together to host the first ever Multi-State Karter Kup Tennis Tournament. The Karter Kup Tennis Scramble is played on the grass courts of the Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, RI! All members and their guests are welcome to play.  Non member guests must be registered by a member. This is a fun day on the courts and all levels are encouraged to participate.  Lunch will be served at 12:30 pm.AgendaLunch: 12:30PM-1:30PMTournament Play: 1:30PM- 4:00PMToast: 4:00PM-4:30PM Please note, all players must dress in tennis whites while playing on the courts (coloring in white shoes is permitted). Players must bring their own racket, but tennis balls will be provided. If you're interested in participating or have any questions, please contact Jill Foley at jfoley@masscpas.org.

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New and Young Professional Mixed Profession Networking at Elicit Brewery

Thursday, August 22nd,
 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Manchester

0.00 Credits

Member Price: $35

As summer winds down, we invite you to do the same at the Elicit Brewing Company mixer. Enjoy a complimentary drink and appetizers in the comfortable Chesterfield Room while connecting with other young professionals from CTCPA's Leadership Academy and New & Young Professionals Cabinet. Don't forget to bring your business cards, because not only are they important for making connections, but also for your entry into the raffle. We can't wait to see you there!

Governmental Accounting and Auditing Committee Meeting (Virtual)

Tuesday, September 10th,
 9:00am - 10:00am

Online

0.00 Credits

The Governmental Accounting and Auditing Committee meets to discuss developments, new regulations, and compliance issues in the field of governmental accounting and auditing. Group members include both public sector finance professionals and those who serve them in public accounting. Members also plan the annual CTCPA Governmental Accounting and Auditing Conference held every spring.  Agenda will be sent one week prior to the meeting date.This will be a virtual meeting via Zoom meetings.

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CTCPA Town Hall Meeting

Wednesday, September 18th,
 9:00am - 10:00am

Online

0.00 Credits

Join us for this opportunity to gather with CTCPA Executive Director and CEO Bonnie Stewart to discuss issues affecting the profession.

State Tax Committee Meeting

Wednesday, September 25th,
 8:30am - 10:00am

Online

0.00 Credits

The CTCPA State Taxation Committee is the community for navigating the political, regulatory, legislative, and judicial details of Connecticut tax compliance. Members build relationships with other CPAs, the DRS Commissioner, and senior DRS staff at annual dinner meetings and other events.  

CTCPA Interview Day

Friday, September 27th,
 8:00am - 5:00pm

Online

0.00 Credits

Member Price: $500

Interview Day 2024 will be held virtually on Friday, September 27, 2024!Interview Day connects you with a hand-selected group of Connecticut's best and brightest accounting majors. You'll have the opportunity to interview up to 10 students in one day at this unique event, held virtually using Zoom breakout rooms.Registration includes Zoom breakout room for up to 10 interview slots and access to resumes and contact information for all student participants. Student information and documents will be provided to companies and firms on Wednesday, September 11, 2024, and interview selections are due back to CTCPA on Monday, September 16 by 12:00 p.m. Final interview schedules will be provided on Monday, September 23, 2024.

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CTCPA Town Hall Meeting

Wednesday, October 16th,
 9:00am - 10:00am

Online

0.00 Credits

Join us for this opportunity to gather with CTCPA Executive Director and CEO Bonnie Stewart to discuss issues affecting the profession.

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New and Young Professionals Dodgeball Tournament Individual Registration

Wednesday, October 23rd,
 4:00pm - 8:00pm

South Windsor

0.00 Credits

Member Price: $20

Get ready to duck, dive, weave and unleash your dodgeball beast! Whether this is your first tournament, or you're coming back for a redemption tour, this will be one of the most fun-filled, exhilarating, action-packed events of the year! Join us at Nomad's Adventure Quest this October for the NYP Dodgeball Tournament. Team spirit is not only encouraged, but rewarded! So, wear those matching outfits, bring those creative team names, and get your "networking game" in shape for the sidelines. Prizes for "Overall Champs," "Most Team Spirit," and "Best Uniforms" will be awarded. Red's Tavern will be open for the event so you can fuel up with snacks and drinks to keep your energy high and your spirits higher! Please note: This is for Individual Registrations. If you would like to put a team together, please register with the team link.

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New and Young Professionals Dodgeball Tournament Team Registration

Wednesday, October 23rd,
 4:00pm - 8:00pm

South Windsor

0.00 Credits

Member Price: $100

Get ready to duck, dive, weave and unleash your Dodgeball beast! Whether this is your first tournament, or you're coming back for a redemption tour, this will be one of the most fun-filled, exhilarating, action-packed events of the year! Join us at Nomad's Adventure Quest this October for the NYP Dodgeball Tournament. Team spirit is not only encouraged, but rewarded! So, wear those matching outfits, bring those creative team names, and get your "networking game" in shape for the sidelines. Prizes for "Overall Champs," "Most Team Spirit," and "Best Uniforms" will be awarded. Red's Tavern will be open for the event so you can fuel up with snacks and drinks to keep your energy high and your spirits higher! Please note: This is for Team Registrations in which you are purchasing 8 spots for $100. We will contact you as we get closer to tournament date for your player names. Or, if you already know who your players are, please email April aprild@ctcpas.org

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Small Firm Roundtable

Wednesday, October 30th,
 9:00am - 10:00am

Online

0.00 Credits

All small firm owners, partners, and principals are invited to join us for our virtual Small Firm Roundtable meetings on the last Wednesday of January, April, July, and October. CTCPA Executive Director and CEO Bonnie Stewart will lead open discussion on topics of importance to small firms.

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TechConneCT Roundtable:

Thursday, November 14th,
 9:00am - 10:30am

Online

0.00 Credits

Keep in mind, this is an open forum - we never limit discussion to just one topic so if you have other technology questions bring them to the table. Please note, pre-registration is required. To access the meeting, use your online account, go to MY CTCPA, My Professional Development, My Upcoming Courses.  Bring your coffee, your ideas to share, and join us for what is always a lively discussion! We've got experts on board who can help you with cybersecurity, client portals, accounting software, and more. TechConneCT attendance is free and open only to CTCPA members in good standing. No CPE will be given but you get free answers and valuable guidance. Hosted by the CTCPA Technology Committee.

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CTCPA Town Hall Meeting

Wednesday, November 27th,
 9:00am - 10:00am

Online

0.00 Credits

Join us for this opportunity to gather with CTCPA Executive Director and CEO Bonnie Stewart to discuss issues affecting the profession.