Keep up to date on legislative, regulatory and national issues affecting CPAs and businesses in New Jersey with our variety of IssuesWatch programs, including live broadcasts, videos and podcasts.


NJCPA IssuesWatch Live

Get the latest on macro trends in business, the profession and the economy as well as legislative and regulatory changes and their implications. Free for NJCPA members. 


Recordings of previous IssuesWatch broadcasts:

  • 210920 IssuesWatch Jack Ciattarelli (web)

    Q&A with Jack Ciattarelli, Republican Candidate for New Jersey Governor

    On September 20, 2021, NJCPA CEO and Executive Director Ralph Albert Thomas sat down with Jack Ciattarelli, Republican candidate for New Jersey Governor — and member of the NJCPA — to discuss issues important to the business community and the CPA profession. Find out Mr. Ciattarelli’s vision for New Jersey when it comes to the state budget, taxes, business policies, infrastructure improvements, pension funding and more.
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    New Jersey Budget Analysis

    Governor Murphy issued his proposed budget for New Jersey’s 2022 fiscal year. The nearly $45 billion budget plan doesn’t include any new taxes. Among other things, it includes a full payment to the public worker pension plan. On March 11, the NJCPA's Jeff Kaszerman talked with Richard Keevey and Dale Florio as they took an in depth loook at the major elements of the budget.
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    IssuesWatch LIVE | December 16, 2020

    During this IssuesWatch Live broadcast, we provided a update on the legislative, regulatory and professional issues impacting CPAs in New Jersey and nationally. 
  • 200930 IssuesWatch (web)

    IssuesWatch LIVE | September 30, 2020

    Watch NJCPA President Alan Sobel, NJCPA CEO & Executive Director Ralph Thomas, and NJCPA COO Theresa Hinton discuss the latest legislative and businesses developments in New Jersey and nationally in this edition of IssuesWatch LIVE!
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    CPA Evolution

    The CPA Evolution initiative aims to transform the CPA licensure model to recognize the rapidly changing skills and competencies the practice of accounting requires today and will require in the future. It is a joint effort of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA). 

    Julia Woislaw from the AICPA and Colleen Conrad from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) discuss these topics and more: 

    • What is the proposed model? 
    • What are the benefits of the proposed model? 
    • What are the next steps? 

    You can learn more at