RISCPA/RI Business Forum News Release January 13, 2022

RISCPA/RI Business Forum News Release January 13, 2022



Last Chance: Open to All!
On Wednesday, January 19th, join your industry leaders, colleagues, and associates in this engaging seminar covering areas from our local leaders to IRS topics in taxes, business regulation, and more!

$49 for 6 CPE Credits

Complimentary if no CPE credits needed.

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In Case You Missed it...
CLICK HERE to view the recording of this information packed hour of Rhode Island's newly enacted Pay Equity Bill to find out what it means for employers and HR professionals.
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"Mondays with Mark" Returns!! CLICK HERE on every Monday at 11:00 AM.




NEW! Child Tax Credit Payments Notice: IRS sending out important information regarding advance payments: ADV 2022-01

RI Division of Taxation Newsletter: November / December
NEW! National Taxpayer Advocate delivers Annual Report to Congress; focuses on taxpayer impact of processing and refund delays. IR-2022-11
NEW! IRS updates FAQs for 2021 Child Tax Credit and Advance Child Tax Credit payments: IR-2022-10
NEW! Tax Season begins January 24th. IRS outlines refund timing and what to expect in advance of April 18 tax deadline: IR-2022-08
NEW! IRS releases it 2021 Progress Update detailing challenging year: IR-2022-07
IRS Advisory Council issues 2021 Annual Report.

IRS News Releases for Current Month: Click Here

Capitol Hill
The House meets 1/18 at 4:00 PM
The Senate meets 1/18 at 4:00 PM
State of Rhode Island General Assembly: All Press Releases
RIPEC Newsletter: January 2022 Edition


Indoor Masking and Vaccination: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): How do these public health measures impact my organization and what are we required to do?
Executive Order 21-116: Protecting Public Health by Wearing Masks or Face Coverings or Obtaining Proof of Vaccination in Indoor Public Places

COVID-19 Workplace Playbook: GUIDANCE
Stay Healthy. Stay Open. Stop the Spread. Online Guide
NOW OPEN: 2022-23 AICPA Student Scholarships
The Florida Institute of CPAs President & CEO, Shelly Weir sits down with AICPA Chair William Pirolli to discuss the talent pipeline, the future of the profession, how to promote and retain talent, and more! WATCH HERE
AICPA TV: AICPA Town Hall Series: January 6th Edition

AICPA Benevolent Fund: The AICPA Benevolent Fund was created to support AICPA members with short-term personal financial needs. Program Information

Chartered Global Management Accountant: CGMA is the most widely held management accounting designation in the world with more than 137,000 designees. It was established in 2012 by the AICPA and CIMA to recognize a unique group of management accountants who have reached the highest benchmark of quality and competence. How to Earn the CGMA Designation.
All AICPA Advisory CredentialsTip Sheet 
Employer Student Loan Repayment Assistance Program: Now a tax free benefit through 2025! More Information

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 1/13/2022)

  • Total number of cases: 296,304
  • New cases: 4,844
  • People hospitalized: 484
  • Total Fatalities: 3,163
  • Total number of tests: 6,926,018
  • Positivity rate: 16.3%


  • People who received 1 dose: 910,659
  • People who received 2 doses (fully vaccinated): 793,088
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