RISCPA/RI Business Forum News Release October 21, 2021
CPA Participants Needed!!
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
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PROVIDENCE, RI – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration awarded a $1 million statewide planning grant to the McKee Administration. The planning grant is part of the Biden Administration’s $3 billion American Rescue Plan funding to support the President’s Build Back Better Agenda. These are the first EDA American Rescue Plan grants announced. News Release
The Rhode Island Foundation is recommending that state officials invest the $1.1 billion in broad stimulus funding the state is receiving from the federal American Rescue Plan Act in in six key areas: housing, behavioral health, workforce development, small business, neighborhood trusts and immediate Media Release
All Proceeds will benefit Sojourner House in Providence, RI.
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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
NEW! IRS reminds employers to e-file payroll tax returns timely: IR-2021-206
2021 Child Tax Credit and Advance Child Tax Credit Payments: Resources and Guidance
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AICPA Benevolent Fund: The AICPA Benevolent Fund was created to support AICPA members with short-term personal financial needs. Program Information and Application
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 10/21/2021)
- Total number of cases: 177,804
- New cases: 232
- People hospitalized: 108
- Total Fatalities: 2,871
- Total number of tests: 5,590,870
- Positivity rate: 1.5%
NEW! VACCINE ADMINISTRATION:
- People who received 1 dose: 795,431
- People who received 2 doses (fully vaccinated): 732,244