IRS Updates Guidance for Deductible Business, Charitable, Medical and Moving Expenses

Posted on November 14, 2019

The IRS has issued guidance for taxpayers with certain deductible expenses to reflect changes resulting from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Bill Could Reclassify Thousands of New Jersey’s Independent Contractors

Posted on November 13, 2019

A new bill could classify thousands of New Jersey independent contractors, freelance and gig economy workers as employees – a measure that could profoundly impact businesses that rely on such workers, including Uber Technologies Inc., DoorDash Inc. and Lyft Inc.

401(k) Contribution Limit to Increase in 2020

Posted on November 6, 2019

Employees in 401(k) plans will be able to contribute up to $19,500 next year. The guidance also provides cost‑of‑living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for pension plans and other retirement-related items for tax year 2020.


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Multistate Tax Conference

November 19, 2019

Learn about changing regulations and laws affecting businesses in the tri-state area. Also, discuss emerging technologies and their effect on multistate audits.

Data Analytics and Dashboards - Leverage the Power of Microsoft Power BI

December 4-5, 2019

Two of the most important skills that every CFO, CPA or auditor should develop are applying data analytics and creating visual dashboard reporting models. This two-day course will teach you both skills using one of the most popular tools available: Microsoft Power BI.

When you complete this course, you will advance your ability to perform powerful data analytics and create engaging dashboards. You will be sought after in your organization as the “go to” person to tap into these skills to help your management team and colleagues make better business decisions. You will leave with knowledge that will set you apart in your profession.

Nonprofit Conference

December 5, 2019

Nonprofit organizations are dealing with change on multiple horizons ranging from emerging technologies to new regulations. Attend this conference, led by national industry experts, to get the tax, compliance, accounting & auditing and governance updates you need to better serve your nonprofit clients.


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10 Steps to Prepare for and Complete the CPA Exam

Posted on November 12, 2019

With passing rates generally between 45 and 55 percent, the CPA Exam is considered to be one of the most difficult professional exams. This can be an enormous challenge, especially when juggling life, work and other responsibilities while studying. Here are some best practices.

Making Inclusion a Priority for the Board

Posted on November 12, 2019

Whether it’s a board of directors or board of trustees, today’s boards are more diverse than they were even five years ago. When an inclusive culture also exists at an organiza­tion, true change is possible. It’s a board’s responsibility to help govern an organiza­tion with an awareness of both diversity and inclusion policies.

Navigating the Changing Role of the Nonprofit CFO

Posted on November 12, 2019

CFOs have experienced one of the most dramatic transformations of any in recent years — from number crunchers to strate­gic advisors who help lead the direction of their organizations. Nonprofit CFOs are no different, except they often face even more challenges amid shifts in tax policy and finding alternative ways to obtain revenue.


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Why Banking is a Great Career Path for CPAs

Posted on October 30, 2019

Leading a commercial bank in any of the areas of credit, risk or finance is just as lucrative and just as exciting as being a partner at a large CPA firm, with the bonus of having work-life balance. CPAs should consider a career in banking.

3 Ways Automation Can Help CPAs Be More Valuable

Posted on October 15, 2019

Automation that improves and enhances accounting processes has not only grown in importance, it has become increasingly more reasonably priced so all size accounting firms and departments can take advantage of it.

5 Key Takeaways from the IRS Crypto-Taxation Update

Posted on October 9, 2019

The IRS just released long-awaited guidance on several cryptocurrency taxation questions that practitioners have been clamoring the agency to address for the last several years. There is going to be much discussion and debate about what this updated guidance means but here are some key takeaways.


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Scholarship Essay Readers and Interviewers Needed

Posted on November 4, 2019

Each year, the NJCPA Scholarship Fund grants four-year scholarships to high school seniors and one-year scholarships to college juniors and seniors. Help make these awards possible by signing up to read essays or interview candidates.

Be a Seminar Moderator

Posted on September 11, 2019

The NJCPA is looking for members interested in attending and moderating seminars at a discounted registration fee.

Do You Have a Relationship with Any of These Lawmakers?

Posted on July 2, 2019

One of the most powerful methods the NJCPA uses to influence state legislators is through direct contacts made by CPAs who have existing relationships with a lawmakers. Please check our list of lawmakers, and join our Keyperson Program if you have a relationship with any of them.


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