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RISCPA @ NEW ADDRESS

Time: 
July 14, 2014

Please note our new address:   40 Sharpe Drive, Unit 5, Cranston, RI  02920.

PRACTICE FOR SALE IN CENTRAL CONNECTICUT AREA

Time: 
June 17, 2014

Practice For Sale –

CPE Plan and Save Discount Program –Mail/Fax only

Time: 
June 12, 2014

Plan and Save Discount Program –Mail/Fax only.  Please do not register online.

Statement on Standards in Personal Financial Planning Services

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June 11, 2014

Below please find a link to the AICPA website with the Statement on Standards in Personal Financial Planning Services.

Rhode Island Politics, by the Numbers

Time: 
June 2, 2014

New Harbor Group, longstanding consultants to the Society, recently completed their bi-annual survey of what every candidate for the General Assembly raised and spent on their campaign in 2012.

Next Week is National 529 Week - Join AllianceBernstein and learn more about 529 Plans

Time: 
May 29, 2014

Attorneys and CPAs: Join AllianceBernstein Investments in Providence on Thursday, May 29 to learn Gift and Estate Tax Rules associated with Section 529 Plans.See attached invitation for more information.

Attention Students! Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Scholarship

Time: 
May 22, 2014

Each year tuition costs increase causing additional burden on students and their families financing the education needed to attain future career success.  In addition, the opportunities of attaining employment to assist in meeting the increased financial need have declined.  The RI Chapter of Certified Fraud Examiners provides a scholarship to help lessen this burden.  The Chapter has annually provided assistance to matriculating full-time undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a deg

RI SOCIETY OF CPAs TAX FORUM ON PBS

Time: 
March 25, 2014

WSBE HD
04/03/2014    8:30 pm
04/05/2014    1:00 am

Nearly 600 Attend Rhode Island Society of CPAs Annual Professional Networking Event

Time: 
January 30, 2014

For Immediate Release
January 30, 2014        
Contact: Erin Olson; eolson@nharbor.com;401-831-1200
 
 

LEADERSHIP 101 AND 102 - RESCHEDULED TO FEB 22/AM & PM SESSIONS

Time: 
January 29, 2014

To those who have registered for the Leadership 101 and Leadership 102 training seminars scheduled for Tuesday, Jan 21 and Thursday, Jan 23, we have rescheduled these classes to take place on Saturday, February 22, 2014Leadership 101 begins at 8:30am and ends at 12pm.   Leadership 102 begins at 12:30pm and ends at 4pm.

BRAVER PC MERGES INTO MARCUM LLP

Time: 
January 14, 2014

SEASONS GREETINGS FROM THE RISCPA STAFF!

Time: 
December 20, 2013

On behalf of the Board of Directors and the entire staff at RISCPA, we would like to wish all our members, clients, friends and families a very Happy Holiday season and prosperous New Year!  

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM THE AICPA

Time: 
December 20, 2013

2013 has been a year of great accomplishment and opportunity for the CPA profession. I invite you to watch a special video, which offers a look back at some of the many achievements made possible by your efforts in the last year. All of us at the AICPA wish you good health and happiness and a wonderful new year.  

David Morganelli Appears on The Patricia Raskin Radio Show

Time: 
September 16, 2013

Dave Morganelli of Partridge Snow & Hahn Law Firm and a member of the RI Society of CPAs recently appeared on the Patricia Raskin Radio Show.  Follow this link to enjoy the show.
http://patriciaraskin.com/podcasts/am790-business-talk.html

RISCPA Joins General Treasurer Raimondo, Capital Good Fund to Establish Financial Empowerment Partnership

Time: 
August 28, 2013

For Immediate Release
Contact: Erin Olson
August 27, 2013 401-831-1200 eolson@nharbor.com
 

NEW - LEADERSHIP COURSE OFFERED AT RISCPA

Time: 
August 1, 2013

RISCPA is offering a new CPE course for tomorrow's leaders - 3 hours of CPE on October 10 from 6-9pm with dinner offered at 5:30 @ RISCPA offices.  For more info, click on this link:  https://www.riscpa.org/content/why-leadership-critical-your-success-the-accounting-profession CPA Practive Advisor is talking about this program!  check it out!!!

Our Own Bob Mancini Receives Award! Congratulations Bob!

Time: 
June 13, 2013

For Immediate Release
June 13, 2013
Contact: Erin Canfield

ACTS RELATING TO TAXATION-PERSONAL INCOME TAX

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May 8, 2013

HEARING APRIL 24, 2012
 

Board Treasurer for The Mental Health Association

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February 6, 2013

The Mental Health Association are in need of a board treasurer.  They provide services to assist individuals with mental illness as well as support to the state of RI Department BHHD (formerly MHRH).  (www.mhari.org) I have attached the description of the Treasurers posi

CBIZ Tofias Announces the Promotion of Joseph Giso and Michelle Spriggs to Managing Director

Time: 
January 24, 2013

CBIZ Tofias Announces the Promotion of Joseph Giso and Michelle Spriggs to Managing Director
 

Braver PC of Providence, RI

Time: 
January 22, 2013

Announced that:

Sullivan & Co Joins Forces with BlumShapiro

Time: 
January 17, 2013

To Our Valued Clients and Friends:
 

KLR announces two new hires!

Time: 
December 5, 2012

Jeffrey Yolles, Esq., Joins KLR’s Corporate Tax Services Team

YMCA OF GREATER PROVIDENCE WELCOMES NEW CFO

Time: 
November 28, 2012

Lynne Malone selected to provide fiscal leadership to one of the state’s largest nonprofit organizations.
 

RISCPA OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAY

Time: 
November 21, 2012

Dear members, the offices will be closed from Wednesday at noon until Monday at 7:30am to enjoy the Thanksgiving Holiday.  We would like to wish you a very happy and safe Thanksgiving.
 

BROWN UNIVERSITY EXHIBIT

Time: 
November 19, 2012

The following exhibit at the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University may be of interest.  Click to learn more.  http://www.brown.edu/Facilities/John_Carter_Brown_Library/business/index.html

TAX PLANNING FORUM - RI PBS & RISCPA

Time: 
November 16, 2012

Dave Marseglia from Rhode Island PBS has produced a Tax Planning Forum program produced in conjunction with the Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants.
 

LGC&D ANNOUNCES THE PROMOTION OF SEVERAL EMPLOYEES

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November 5, 2012

LGC&D announces the promotion of Gina McDonald to Senior Manager
 

Event - American Accounting Association 2012 Northeast Region Meeting in Providence!

Time: 
October 18, 2012

American Accounting Association 2012 Northeast Region Meeting

ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY ACCOUNTING & FINANCE RECEPTION 2012

Time: 
October 2, 2012

The Roger Williams University Gabelli School of Business in partnership with the Career Center invite you to join us for an evening of professional networking at an exclusive Gabelli School of Business Accounting & Finance Reception. The format for this event will be designed as a professional networking event. A table will be available for company literature.

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE ACCOUNTING JOB & INTERNSHIP FAIR

Time: 
September 26, 2012

We invite you to join us at Rhode Island College’s second Accounting Job and Internship Fair

2012-2013 RICFE Academic Scholarship Applications Wanted!

Time: 
June 12, 2012

 The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

AICPA TOTAL TAX INSIGHT CALCULATOR

Time: 
May 25, 2012

The Total Tax Insights calculator makes it easier to learn something every taxpayer should know: what you’re paying in taxes. The approximate figure of your tax bill generated with more than 20 taxes to consider may surprise you. But it also may help you think differently about a lot of things – from where to live and what kind of car to drive to whether you should change jobs or shop differently. It’s great information to have as you work toward better tax and financial planning and decision-making.

NFP COMMITTEE PRESENTATION - WORKPLACE WELLNESS

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May 3, 2012

The Not-for-Profit Committee hosted a presentation from, The Health & Wellness Institute and Schuster Driscoll on Workplace Wellness.  The attached is the presentation.

RFP FROM RHODE ISLAND HOUSING

Time: 
April 13, 2012

Rhode Island Housing is looking for interested Accounting Firms to submit a proposal to serve as Auditors for the fiscal years ended June 30, 2012, 2013 and 2014.  All proposals are due by 5:00pm Monday April 30, 2012.

NEWS FROM RI DIVISION OF TAXATION

Time: 
April 12, 2012

Filing season update:The attached advisory includes resources, updated statistics, and other information.

AICPA PRESS RELEASE

Time: 
April 2, 2012

Media Advisory

PRESS RELEASE - MARCH 7, 2012

Time: 
March 7, 2012

For Immediate Release                      

RETIREMENT PLANS - 403(B) PLAN UPDATE

Time: 
March 6, 2012

The Not-for-Profit Committee had a guest speaker from Angel Pension Group, Ann Corey shared the following documents with the committee and our members.  Thank you to Ann Corey and Angel Pension Group.

THE PROVIDENCE JOURNAL EDITORIAL

Time: 
March 2, 2012

‘Recipe for disaster’
 

ERNEST ALMONTE'S LETTER TO THE EDITOR PUBLISHED IN THE PROVIDENCE JOURNAL

Time: 
March 1, 2012

Letters to the Editor
Ernest Almonte: Chafee plan would undermine government integrity

NONPROFIT RESTRUCTURING MODELS 2-7-2012

Time: 
March 1, 2012

The attached Powerpoint presentation was presented at the last Not for Profit Committee meeting on February 7, 2012.

Providence College Team Wins National Accounting Competition

Time: 
January 18, 2012

Providence, R.I. – A team of students from Providence College has won the 2011 xTREME Accounting (xACT) national competition and the competition’s Montgomery Award, a Tiffany silver cup named after Robert Montgomery, who wrote the first American book on the practice of accounting.

FREEDOM NATIONAL BANK NAMES ANDREA WHITE VICE PRESIDENT OF RETAIL AND SMALL BUSINESS BANKING

Time: 
November 30, 2011

PRESS RELEASE - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 

RISCPA WORKING FOR YOU, SEE FOR YOUSELF ON YOUTUBE

Time: 
November 10, 2011

The following members Ernie Almonte, Gregory Porcaro, Grafton “Cap” Willey, David Lucier, Donald Wisehart, and Patricia Thompson testifed on Capital Hill October, 26th and November 1st to

Rhode Island Tax News

Time: 
October 3, 2011

RISCPA is pleased to share the latest issue of Rhode Island Tax News, a newsletter published by the Rhode Island Division of Taxation.

RISCPA MEMBERSHIP DAY - GREG ANTON'S PRESENTATION

Time: 
October 3, 2011

Please feel free to download MEMBERSHIP DAY'S panel discussion presentation lead by Greg Anton, Incoming Chair of the AICPA.

THIRD ANNUAL NORTHEAST STATE & LOCAL TAX FORUM

Time: 
September 15, 2011

The Third Annual Northeast State & Local Tax Forum will be held Thursday, November 10, 2011 from 8 AM - 4:30 PM at the Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center in Westford, Massachusetts...Please download form for more info and to register.

Good News From Senator Sheldon Whitehouse

Time: 
September 15, 2011

Dear Bob,
I've been hearing from members of the Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants about the urgent need to prohibit the use of so called "tax strategy patents" that unfairly threatened CPAs with lawsuits just for doing their jobs – and I agree with you.

Latest Version of the Uniform Accountancy Act (UAA) and the UAA Model Rules

Time: 
September 13, 2011

These revisions to the Uniform Accountancy Act and the Model Rules were approved by the NASBA Board of Directors on July 29, 2011, and the AICPA Board of Directors approved the changes to the Act on August 5, 2011.  Thus, they are now officially adopted.
 

DiSanto, Priest & Company Promotes Seven, all are RISCPA Members

Time: 
September 1, 2011

Christopher S. DeVerna, CPA, is promoted to Senior Accountant. He joined the firm in 2008 and has an Accounting and Finance degree from the University of Rhode Island.

A New Credential: Advancing the Science of Management Accounting

Time: 
July 20, 2011

 This is an exciting time for our profession.

FREEDOM NATIONAL BANK NAMES ANTHONY A. BOTELHO PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Time: 
July 19, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Greenville, Rhode Island---Freedom National Bank, headquartered in Greenville, Rhode Island, is pleased to announce the appointment of Anthony A. Botelho as its new President and Chief Executive Officer.
 

RI Division of Taxation Sales Tax Advisory

Time: 
June 23, 2011

Attached is a message from Neil Downing, Chief Revenue Agent, from the RI Division of Taxation.  It is an advisory that has to do with sales tax permits and sales tax coupons (a timely issue at this time of year).
 

AICPA GOVERNING COUNCIL APPROVES NEW CREDENTIAL FOR MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANTS

Time: 
May 24, 2011

On May 23, 2011, the AICPA governing Council overwhelmingly approved the creation of a new credential called the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) through a joint venture between the AICPA and the London-based Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). The credential advances the science of management accounting, while supporting and growing the U.S. CPA as the worldwide standard of professional excellence in accounting.

SULLIVAN & COMPANY PROMOTES FOUR

Time: 
May 20, 2011

PROVIDENCE, RI (May 18, 2011) –The Providence-based CPA firm of Sullivan & Company recently announced the promotion of Katy Shubert to the position of supervisor and Jo Ann Erven, Matthew Godino and Israel Solano to the position of senior accountant. All are members of the Rhode Island Society of CPAs.  See Attached Press Release for more information!

ANNUAL DINNER MEETING WITH ITS LARGEST ATTENDANCE EVER!

Time: 
April 29, 2011

David M. Walker, former U.S. Comptroller and now CEO of the Comeback America Initiative was the Guest Speaker at our Annual Meeting/Dinner which was held at the Marriott in Providence on April 26th and saw its largest attendance ever. Amazingly, two hundred fifty attendees witness the awarding of the Carl W. Christiansen and Cheryl A.

THE NEW ENGLAND ADVOCACY COLLABORATIVE - FOR MEMBERS ONLY

Time: 
April 20, 2011

Dear Society Members throughout New England;
 
The New England region, in many ways, offers much to all who live and work in one or more of the region’s contiguous states. While we’re able to boast of the many fine qualities indigenous to the area, we’re also very aware that the region is considered to be one of the more competitive sections of the country.
 

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING FOUNDATION POST-IMPLEMENTATION REVIEW

Time: 
April 3, 2011

On November 18, 2010, the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) announced that it is establishing a post-implementation review process for standards issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB).

American Opportunity Credit

Time: 
March 30, 2011

Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), more parents and students will qualify over the next two years for a tax credit, the American Opportunity Credit, to pay for college expenses.

RISCPA REQUESTING AUDIT PROPOSALS

Time: 
March 28, 2011

 
SPECIAL NOTICE

Subject: Professional Auditing Services/Consolidated Financial Statements; Tax Returns (990 & 990 T) and Separate Tax Return for PAC.

RISCPA MOURNS FORMER EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Time: 
March 28, 2011

A MEMORIAL TRIBUTE
 

RI SOCIETY OF CPAS - TAX ADS

Time: 
February 9, 2011

Click/Download ads below.....

DOWNLOAD THE PRESENTATION FROM SEMINAR: The Building Blocks of Success II: A Guide for Not-for-Profit Directors & Board Members

Time: 
October 26, 2010

We would like to thank all who attended our popular seminar: The Building Blocks of Success II....You may download the presentation below....

MEMBERSHIP DAY - RISCPA PRESENTATION

Time: 
September 30, 2010

Please feel free to download RISCPA's Membership Day Presentation.

100% MEMBERSHIP

Time: 
July 13, 2010

THE RISCPA would like to thank the following firms for their support and participation in the 100% Firm Membership Initiative:

AMERICA DIVIDED INTO SAVERS AND NON-SAVERS AMID ECONOMIC TURMOIL: AICPA SURVEY

Time: 
April 21, 2010

NEW YORK (April 21, 2010) – Although 54 percent of adult Americans say they’ve not been able to save money over the last 12 months, a surprisingly large number have been able to save money in the past year in spite of the country’s economic turmoil, according to a survey conducted for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants by Harris Interactive.

CPAs clarify flood-related issues -Providence Journal/Neil Downing Staff Writer

Time: 
April 13, 2010

PROVIDENCE — Ordinarily, this would be the week for filing your tax returns and paying what you owe. After all, the usual April 15 deadline is just two days away.
But because of the floods, this is no ordinary time. As a result, the Internal Revenue Service on Monday reiterated that Rhode Islanders have until May 11 to file their federal income tax returns and pay what they owe.

IRS NEWS RELEASE RI SEVERE STORM & FLOODING VICTIMS HAVE UNTIL MAY 11 TO FILE THEIR TAX RETURNS

Time: 
April 1, 2010

Providence…Victims of severe storms and flooding beginning March 12 in Rhode Island may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service.

IRS extends tax filing deadline to May 11

Time: 
April 1, 2010

From the Providence Journal - Neil Downing Journal Staff Writer
The Internal Revenue Service on Wednesday extended until May 11 the deadline for filing federal income tax returns, a move that will give people affected by the floods nearly a month longer than usual to get their taxes done.
The extension applies to all of Rhode Island, except Bristol County, which accounts for 5 percent of the state’s population, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures.

2010 Hire Act Tax Legislation

Time: 
March 17, 2010

The President is expected to sign the HIRE Act passed by both houses of Congress.Please download file: 

Five questions with Leigea Landry (From Providence Business News)

Time: 
March 16, 2010

By William Haimilton, PBN Staff Writer                 Lefkowitz Garfinkel Champi & DeRienzo PC tax manager talks about a new RI Society of CPAs CASH program: Colleges And Schools Headed for Success.

CPA EXAMINATION CONTRACT RENEWED IN THE U.S. THROUGH 2024

Time: 
March 9, 2010

NEW YORK, NASHVILLE, Tenn, and BALTIMORE (March 8, 2010) - The contract providing for nationwide administration of the Uniform CPA Examination in the United States has been extended until 2024 by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, and Prometric - the three organizations th

Setting a New Passing Score on the CPA Examination

Time: 
February 5, 2010

Below to download is a letter from Douglas E. Warren, Chair of the Board of Examiners (BOE) and Craig N.

2010 ACPEN Tax Tips Video

Time: 
February 4, 2010

The Accounting CPE Network (ACPEN), in partnership with state CPA societies (including Rhode Island), is the largest source of live CPE in video format in the United States.

AICPA MOBILIZES CPAs TO HELP VICTIMS OF EARTHQUAKE IN HAITI

Time: 
January 19, 2010

ORLANDO, Fla. (Jan. 18, 2010)— The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants today urged all Americans who are financially able to contribute to organizations providing relief to Haiti.

FIVE QUESTIONS WITH ROBERT MANCINI - FROM: PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS

Time: 
January 6, 2010

Five Questions With: Robert A. Mancini
By William HamiltonPBN Staff Writer

The AICPA Files Lawsuit Challenging Application of Federal Trade Commission's "Red Flags Rule" to CPAs

Time: 
November 12, 2009

WASHINGTON  (Nov. 11, 2009) – The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants filed a lawsuit in the U.S.

AICPA GUIDE HELPS BUSINESSES INVESTIGATE FRAUD

Time: 
September 9, 2009

The mechanics of a fraud investigation and associated ramifications for business professionals are the theme of The Guide to Investigating Business Fraud, the latest book publication from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Specialized Publications Group.

AICPA - MOBILITY UPDATE Congratulations to North Carolina

Time: 
July 16, 2009

This morning, the North Carolina Senate unanimously concurred (48-0) with the House Committee for Senate Bill 647, making North Carolina the 45rd state to pass mobility legislation. The bill now moves to the Governor’s desk for her signature.

WHAT COUNTS NEWSLETTER ELECTRONIC DEBUT

Time: 
July 15, 2009

The Rhode Island Society of CPAs is proud to welcome our Inaugural online edition of What Counts, and our RISCPA news website. As CPAs, we pride ourselves on being able to change with the times, developing new systems in an evolving world.

AICPA Launches Economic Crisis Resource Center to Help CPAs Navigate Financial Challenges

Time: 
February 18, 2009

CPAs are increasingly being called upon by employers and clients – as well as family and friends – for help in navigating current and future financial challenges.

AICPA - Continuing Strong Demand Expected for Forensic and Valuation Services

Time: 
February 14, 2009

Forensic and valuation services have long been considered hot practice areas, and there is now convincing evidence to support this idea.

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