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. 

September 14, 2022Webcast Replay
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      IssuesWatch Live | June 15, 2022

      Hear a panel of NJCPA leaders discuss the latest legislative and businesses developments in New Jersey and nationally in this edition of IssuesWatch, which was presented in-person at the NJCPA Convention & Expo on June 15, 2022.
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      New Jersey Budget Analysis | IssuesWatch Live | March 18, 2022

      Is Governor Murphy’s $49 billion proposed budget for New Jersey’s 2023 fiscal year good or bad for New Jersey residents and business owners? While there are no new taxes or tax increases, is this level of spending sustainable? And what are the prospects that major changes will be made as the proposed budget is scrutinized by the Legislature? Tune in to the latest episode of the IssuesWatch Podcast when two public policy experts weigh in on all of these questions and more.
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      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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      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? 

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