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Tuesday, June 22, 2021 Webcast Replay

IssuesWatch Live: Professional Issues Update (E2106324)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT

Registration: 12:00 PM EDT

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OVERVIEW

An NJCPA panel will discuss recent changes in the accounting profession due to technology, regulations and the business climate. As a CPA or financial professional, it is imperative that you know where the profession is headed so you can make the necessary changes to be ready for the future.

DESIGNED FOR

CPAs and other financial professionals

HIGHLIGHTS

Sponsored by:
Topics will include:
  • New Jersey issues:
    • The status of reopening and the economy
    • State Board of Accountancy updates and reminders
    • NJ BAIT and other tax updates
    • Legislation on the radar
  • National issues:
    • The national economy
    • IRS updates
    • Single audit concerns
    • Diversity, equity and inclusion efforts in the profession
    • CPA Evolution update

COURSE LEVEL

Basic

ADDITIONAL NOTES

This program is was presented during the NJCPA Virtual Convention on June 15.

INSTRUCTORS

Theresa Hinton

Theresa Hinton

Chief Operating Officer

New Jersey Society of CPAs

Theresa is the chief operating officer of the NJCPA. She oversees the management of all programs that support the organization's strategic plan, mission and objectives. Theresa provides overall staff supervision as they work to achieve the organization's goals and objectives. She also manages all aspects of budgeting and resource requirements. Theresa has been with the organization for more than 15 years. Prior to her role as COO, Theresa worked with NJCPA chapters, committees and interest groups as director of member engagement.

Alan Sobel

Alan D. Sobel, CPA, CGMA

Managing Member

SobelCo

Alan is the managing partner of SobelCo, where he is responsible for facilitating the strategic direction and the day-to-day management of the firm. He provides expertise on financial reporting, tax planning for businesses and high net worth individuals and strategic business planning. He has considerable experience with mergers and acquisitions and delivers added value working with clients on sourcing deals, negotiating and structuring transactions, financial and business due diligence and transaction financing. Alan is the 2020/21 president of the NJCPA. He developed the concept for the Pass-Through Business Alternative Income Tax Act and played the lead role in writing the legislation and making it fit within New Jersey’s tax structure. He is also a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA). He is the former chairman of the NJCPA Audit Committee and was a former vice president and trustee of the NJCPA and a past president of its Essex Chapter and has served on various committees. Alan was a former adjunct professor of taxation and frequently lectures.

Ralph Thomas

Ralph Albert Thomas, CPA (DC), CGMA

CEO & Executive Director

New Jersey Society of CPAs

Ralph is the CEO and executive director of the NJCPA - a post held since 1999. He was appointed by New Jersey Senate President Sweeney to the New Jersey Economic and Fiscal Policy Working Group in 2018. He was also previously appointed to the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Foundation Board and the inaugural AICPA National Commission on Diversity and Inclusion. Ralph is a lifetime member and former national and chapter president of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA), was appointed chair of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy’s (NASBA) State Society Relations Committee, and is a member of the accounting advisory boards of Lehigh, Rutgers, Seton Hall, Montclair State, Felician, Thomas Edison universities and Middlesex County College. He is also the treasurer of Opportunity NJ. Additionally, he was selected for the last seven years by Accounting Today as one of the “Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting.”

Harry Wills

Harry P. Wills, CPA, CGMA

Partner

Bowman & Company LLP

Harry is a partner with Bowman & Company LLP in Voorhees and the 2021/22 president of the NJCPA. Harry's area of focus is in taxation and the audits of employee benefit plans. His clients include law firms, insurance agencies, construction and manufacturing corporations, wholesalers and distributors, hotels and investment entities. Harry is also a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs (PICPA). He was a former adjunct instructor at Drexel University LeBow College of Business and Rutgers – Camden. He is also a board member and finance chair of Symphony in C and was a past president of the Voorhees Gibbsboro Rotary Club.

PRICING

$0.00 - Member*

$59.00 - Nonmember

* This event is part of Membership+, an exclusive benefit of NJCPA membership.

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