James Blake
James Blake, CPA
Member since 1993

New Employer Tax Credit for Paid Family and Medical Leave Available for 2018 And 2019

Posted on September 24, 2018

​The IRS has announced that eligible employers who provide paid family and medical leave to their employees may qualify for a new business credit for tax years 2018 and 2019.

Overview of New IRS Tax Transcript

Posted on September 21, 2018

On Sept. 23, the format of IRS tax transcripts is changing in an effort to better protect taxpayer data from cybercriminals. Here's an overview of what you need to know.

IRS Pushes Back Major W-4 Changes Until 2020

Posted on September 21, 2018

The IRS is pushing back implementation of a redesigned Form W-4 to tax year 2020, allowing the agency to keep working on a new approach to the employee withholding form.


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Business Valuation and Litigation Services Conference

September 27, 2018

What does the FVS professional of the future look like? The stage is set for a period of increased M&A meaning more and more companies will rely on CPAs for guidance. Key topics will include: Valuing a Craft Brewery, Avoiding Surprises in M&A Transactions, Detecting Fraud in Bankruptcy, and Bitcoin’s Role in FVS. This year’s conference will give CPAs some of the tools required to guide businesses through 2020 and beyond.

IssuesWatch Live

September 28, 2018

Hear about trends and developments in business, the profession and the economy as well as legislative and regulatory changes and their implications.

Career Night

October 2, 2018

Connect with New Jersey’s Top Accounting Employers

At the NJCPA Career Night you’ll meet more than 30 recruiters working in public accounting, private industry and government. This is a prime opportunity to grow your web of job search contacts, learn more about the companies that interest you and practice your interviewing skills. You’ll also have the opportunity to attend helpful brief presentations on preparing a compelling elevator pitch and preparing for the CPA exam.


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Tax Incentives and Credits for New Jersey C Corporations

Posted on September 14, 2018

Manu­facturing C corporations doing business in New Jersey are benefiting the most from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Acts (TCJA) because the corporate income tax paid to New Jersey, or any other state where the company conducts business, is deductible on its federal tax return. This may or may not be the case for flow-through entities.

Managing Your Career at Every Level — Directing the Directors

Posted on September 13, 2018

Directors, more than any other group, are known as thought leaders and industry experts in their field. But how does a director or equivalent accounting profes­sional become a thought leader if they are not already one? Find out here.

Managing Your Career at Every Level — Manager Masters

Posted on September 13, 2018

Managers, new and old alike, have acquired ways to not only survive public accounting or a grueling tax season, for example, but they have mastered a way to make it all work while enhancing client relations. Read more.


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10 Surprising Realizations on How Millennials Want to Do Business

Posted on September 20, 2018

With the oldest members of the generation currently in their early-to-mid thirties, Millennials represent the future of commerce — one that no accounting firm can afford to ignore.

Embrace Innovation to Survive and Thrive

Posted on August 31, 2018

Digital transformation will continue to up the expectation ante from customers. It’s a challenge but, like all challenges, it opens an opportunity. Find out how your organization can use data and technology to better engage with customers, understand what they want, and accelerate growth in 2018.

What I Learned from Being a Tax Intern

Posted on August 23, 2018

Interning at JPMorgan has forever changed my views on an accounting career and it continues to fuel my desire to pursue my degree and CPA license. Here are some points about accounting internships that I can pass along.


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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.

Join the Emerging Technologies Interest Group

Posted on June 4, 2018

The Emerging Technologies Interest Group is a new community of NJCPA members intent on sharing and sharpening their knowledge of current and emerging technologies.

Join the Women's Leadership Forum

Posted on May 15, 2018

Join the NJCPA Women's Leadership Forum, a new online community for peer-to-peer support, networking and communication for female NJCPA members.


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