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RISCPA/RI Business Forum News Release August 4, 2022

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JPMorgan CEO on R.I. expansion plans: ‘We didn’t come here to do 1%’
CEO Jamie Dimon sits down one-on-one with to discuss why the country's biggest bank is expanding in RI, what he thinks is driving up inflation, and whether the US is in a recession. Read More


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Sponsorship Opportunities are still Available! RISCPA's Annual Golf Tournament sells out every year! NOW is the time to get the exposure your company needs while giving back to our community! All proceeds from this tournament will benefit Meals on Wheels of RI. Please CLICK HERE to purchase your sponsorship. Many include a foursome, so don't delay!


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City of Providence Announces New Technical Assistance Program for Providence Small Businesses: Program to provide dedicated coaching and advice to Providence microbusinesses Press Release


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Join the RI Manufacturers Association and Real Jobs RI in taking advantage of these special Employer Incentives, including Training Grants, Apprenticeships, and Tax Credits: Read More 

Overtime Listening Session: Northeast Employers by the US Dept of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, Friday, May 13, 3:30 - 4:30 PM / Free Online Event


"Mondays With Mark" CLICK HERE every Monday at 11:00 AM.

NEW! SBA announces two Federal Advisory Committees to accelerate American Innovation and Access to Capital for small businesses and Startups: The SBA is seeking nominations from members of the public to serve on the new Invention, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Advisory Committee (IIEAC) and the Investment Capital Advisory Committee (ICAC) committees: Release 22-62

NEW! The small business procurement scorecard is out! In FY21, the federal government exceeded its small business contracting goal, awarding 27.2%, or $154.2B, in federal contract dollars to small businesses, a new record. View the first-ever Digital Scorecard.


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NEW! 2022 Child Tax Rebates: The State’s FY23 budget provides for a Child Tax Rebate to eligible Rhode Island families. Read More


NEW! Security Summit: Tell-tale signs of identity theft tax pros should watch for: IR-2022-144

Help for taxpayers and tax professionals: Tax Season Alerts and Planning for 2023: July 27 Update: Balance Due Notices (CP-4)

IRS News Releases for Current Month: Click Here


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NEW! Governor McKee Announces New Rhode Island Child Tax Rebate: Eligible Families Will Receive up to $250 Per Child for a Maximum of 3 Children. News Release

NEW! Governor McKee Calls on PUC to Take Specific Action to Provide Relief in Response to Rhode Island Energy's Request for Rate Increase: News Release

The House is on recess

The Senate is on recess

State of Rhode Island General Assembly: All Press Releases


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NEW! August 2022 Newsletter: As economic news continues to generate headlines, RIPEC brings you an update on public policy developments in the Ocean State.

NEW! RI Key Performance Indicator (KPI) Briefing for Q2 2022: Rhode Island Experiences Employment Gains but Still Lags Nation in Recovery of Jobs Lost During Pandemic: Quarterly Briefing


 

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NEW! 2022 tax software survey: CPAs assess how their return preparation products performed. Read More
NEW! AICPA Urges Congress to Include Disaster Relief in Retirement Bill: News Release

AICPA TV: AICPA Town Hall Series: July 21 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 Credentials: Tip 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 8/04/2022)

  • Total positive cases: 412,179
  • New cases per 100,000, last 7 days: 162.1
  • People hospitalized: 83
  • Total Fatalities: 3,630
  • Total number of tests: 8,276,799

VACCINE ADMINISTRATION:

  • People who are at least partially vaccinated in Rhode Island: 982,567
  • People who completed primary vaccine series in Rhode Island: 858,088
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