IssuesWatch Podcast

This timely podcast covers the latest issues impacting CPAs and accounting professionals in New Jersey. Topics range from legislative initiatives to accounting and auditing updates, to economic issues and more.

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  • IssuesWatch Podcast

    A Helping Hand for New Jersey Cannabis Businesses

    June 6, 2023
    The process of applying for a cannabis license in New Jersey is long and complicated. Fortunately, there’s a free new program to help. Penni Wild joins us to talk about the Cannabis Training Academy that is being launched by the New Jersey Business Action Center – and how CPAs can help in the licensing process.
  • IssuesWatch Podcast

    A&A Update with Brad Muniz – 5/30/23

    May 30, 2023
    How can and should auditors leverage artificial intelligence? Brad and Frank take a look at the pros and cons. ​
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    The 150-Hour Debate: Insights from Accounting Educators

    May 25, 2023
    Two accounting educators discuss the major issues being raised around the 150-credit requirement to qualify for CPA licensure. Host Dr. Sean Stein Smith, CPA, talks with Dr. Josh McGowan, CPA, of Troy University about whether the requirement should change, feedback from students and recent graduates, alternative pathways to earn the 150, and where things might go from here.
  • IssuesWatch Podcast

    Fast Track: Accelerating Solutions to the CPA Pipeline Decline

    May 23, 2023
    The decline in the CPA pipeline continues to dominate accounting headlines. A broad, profession-wide effort is now underway to address the root causes of the pipeline challenge. Jan Taylor, CPA, academic in residence and senior director at AICPA & CIMA, joins us to discuss the Pipeline Acceleration Plan, which includes measure to increase awareness about the profession, provide an alternative path to obtain the final 30 credits needed for licensure, equip firms with tools to attract and retain talent, and more.
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