RISCPA/RI Business Forum News Release October 7, 2021
RISCPA, in partnership with RI Department of Business Regulation announces first in the US Digital Credential for Accountants
Attention CPA’s who have a Real ID driver’s license and want to get 1 CPE Credit!!!
The State of Rhode Island is piloting a first in the country project to create a digital identity to issue you your accountant credential.
The Department of Business Regulation seeks 25 current accountants or newly licensed CPAs who currently have a Real ID Driver’s License who would be willing to be testers in a new system that verifies your identity via your Real ID and then generates your accounting credential in mobile format using blockchain distributed ledger technology. READ MORE
The AICPA and NASBA are continuing outreach to students and educators on CPA Evolution with two quick surveys in the field.
Students: Your feedback is valuable: The AICPA and NASBA are looking for your feedback on upcoming changes to CPA licensure. If you’re a current student or recent graduate, please take this short survey. Responses from students with diverse backgrounds are particularly valuable, and all feedback will help to continue to evolve CPA licensure. Please respond to the SURVEY by September 30.
Accounting educators: Your input will help shape future resources: The CPA Evolution transition is on the horizon, and the AICPA and NASBA are preparing college accounting programs all along the way. To help gather feedback on the CPA Evolution Model Curriculum and to continue to provide you the resources you need, please take this short SURVEY by October 8.
CPA Evolution Resource Competition
What’s your idea for teaching the next generation of CPAs? The AICPA is calling on accounting faculty to enter its CPA Evolution Resource Competition (CERC) for a chance to win up to $1,500 and inspire future CPAs. Do you have a great original idea for a long or short instructional exercise aligned with CPA Evolution Model Curriculum (CPA EMC)? If so, it’s time to SHARE YOUR INNOVATION
BLOCKCHAIN RESEARCH INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES FINALISTS, REGISTRATION FOR VIRTUAL 2021 ENTERPRISE BLOCKCHAIN AWARDS
Congratulations Elizabeth M. Tanner, Esq., Director, Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation for being selected as an award finalist in the Blockchain Leadership Award, Public Leadership Award! Press Release
NEW! Governor McKee Submits Plan for Rhode Island Rebounds: Immediate Investments in Rhode Island’s Families, Workers and Small Businesses: Press Release
SBA RI District Office: Disasters don't plan ahead, but you can.
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NEW! The RI Society of CPAs and AICPA seek Volunteers for CPA Exam Research: Do you supervise newly licensed CPAs?.
- Share your knowledge and expertise during a critical phase of the CPA Exam research. RISCPA is working with the AICPA to recruit volunteers to review the proposed Core and Discipline section content for a new CPA Exam Blueprint to be published next year. To participate, complete this volunteer eligibility survey by Friday, October 15.
- This is a great way for practitioners to help shape the future of the CPA Exam and keep it aligned with the needs of the profession. Thank you for your consideration!
Rhode Island Small Business Development Center is hosting a series of free events to help small businesses with their business and marketing needs. For more information, please CLICK HERE
COVID-19 Rhode Island Stats (as of 10/07/2021)
- Total number of cases: 174,171
- New cases: 216
- People hospitalized: 97
- Total Fatalities: 2,852
- Total number of tests: 5,411,045
- Positivity rate: 1.4%
NEW! VACCINE ADMINISTRATION:
- People who received 1 dose: 785,972
- People who received 2 doses (fully vaccinated): 722,159