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Two Pro-CPA Bills Pass Legislative Committees

Posted on October 16, 2018

Bills that address New Jersey's accountancy act and protection for New Jersey State Board of Accountancy members passed the Senate Commerce Committee on Oct. 15.

NJ Extends Corporation Business Tax Filing Due Date

Posted on October 11, 2018

The New Jersey Division of Taxation has extended the filing date for corporation business tax returns by one month, to Nov. 15.

Controversial CBT Clean-Up Bill Signed Into Law

Posted on October 5, 2018

Legislation that was intended to “clean up” New Jersey's new corporate business tax bill was signed into law with provisions vehemently opposed by the NJCPA and other business groups.


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Negotiating for Yourself

October 16, 2018

When negotiation contexts are clear and unambiguous, recent research reveals few gender differences in the likelihood of initiating a negotiation. However, when the appropriateness of negotiating is less clear — as is so often the case for negotiating promotion opportunities, visibility, and resources — gender differences do emerge.

Surgent's Federal Tax Camp

October 26, 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act brought about the most far-reaching changes to the tax code in a generation. New tax rates, deductions for pass-through entities, new depreciation rules, changes to home mortgage interest deductions, modifications of NOL rules, and new alimony rules are only some of the issues on which practitioners need to get up-to-speed this year. In this course, tax advisors will be fully updated on the most important legislative and regulatory developments of the season as well as major trends and changes in the case law.

Cannabis: Banking and Insurance Issues

October 30, 2018

Two issues top of mind for people working in or contemplating work in the cannabis industry are banking and insurance. Our presenters work with cannabis clients and will share their insights and experiences on how to navigate this blooming industry in the Garden State.


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Highlights of Tax Reform for Businesses

Posted on October 10, 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act included a few dozen tax law changes that affect businesses. Most of the changes in the new law take effect in 2018 and will affect tax returns filed in 2019.

Networking 101 — A Bit of Work for Young Professionals but Worth It

Posted on October 3, 2018

In their quest to make it to work on time, handle the workload and start studying for the CPA Exam, early career professionals do not always consider networking as a needed part of their routine. But those who do will see a big payback.

High-Impact Financial Reporting

Posted on October 2, 2018

Forward-looking planning does not have to stop at the annual budget. A rolling cash flow forecast looking three to six months ahead affords the organization enough time to avert a cash crisis or create a plan to make the most of excess resources. Read to find out more.


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The Beginning of the End for IRC Section 280E— The FDA Reschedules (some) CBD Drugs

Posted on October 11, 2018

Accountants would be wise to keep their eyes on IRC Section 280E. If this is the beginning of a trend for the Drug Enforcement Agency, perhaps all businesses operating within the medical cannabis space may soon be able to claim exemption from IRC §280E.

5 Tips to Get Started in Networking

Posted on September 27, 2018

It’s crucial to view networking as building a friendship and possibly even a partnership instead of wondering what an individual in the profession could do for you. Here are some tips to get started.

How to Make Your Student Loans Disappear

Posted on September 25, 2018

Just starting out in a career is challenging enough but managing student loan debt on top of everything is extremely burdensome. Millennials and other early career professionals have some choices when it comes to loan repayment and forgiveness. Make sure you know your options.


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Volunteer at the Community FoodBank of New Jersey

Posted on October 3, 2018

Join us on Nov. 13 in Hillside for an evening of volunteering hosted by the NJCPA Emerging Leaders Council and the Community FoodBank of New Jersey. Show your support for the Garden State and help stamp out hunger.

Volunteer for CPA Career Awareness

Posted on September 28, 2018

October and November are CPA Career Awareness months. Sign up to present at your local high school or alma mater - help spread the word about the advantages of becoming a CPA!

Participate in the NJCPA Food Drive

Posted on September 17, 2018

The NJCPA Emerging Leaders Council is sponsoring a food drive now through Nov. 16. Bring a non-perishable food contribution to one of our dozens of collection locations and events.


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