RISCPA/RI Business Forum News Release September 22, 2022

New England Regional Lender Training - 7 CPE credits for CPAs

Sponsored by: The U.S. Small Business Administration, SEED Corporation, and RISCPA/RI Business Forum

U.S. Small Business Administration, SEED Corporation, and RISCPA/RI Business Forum are partnering to bring back our in-person SBA 504 and 7A Training. Register HERE

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 | 7:15 AM - 4:30 PM
Wyndham Newport Hotel, 240 Aquidneck Avenue, Middletown, RI

Keynote Speakers

  • Honorable Jack Reed, US Senator – Rhode Island
  • Honorable Elizabeth Tanner, Secretary of Commerce/Rhode Island

Registration and agenda to follow. For more information contact: RhodeIsland_DO@sba.gov

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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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Register Today

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NEW! North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce’s WindWinRI providing SPRAT Trainings (Rope Access Technician Certification) for dozens of Rhode Island Residents: Press Release

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REGISTER TODAY

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Marcum and Friedman Complete Merger: The previously announced merger of Marcum LLP (“Marcum”) and Friedman LLP (“Friedman”) is now complete, effective as of September 1. The combination of these two leading national accounting and advisory firms establishes Marcum as a top-12 firm with approximately $1 billion in annual revenue and a team of more than 3,500. Press Release

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SBA Announces Call for Nominations for the 2023 National Small Business Week Awards: All nominations should be submitted electronically by 3 p.m. ET on December 8, 2022. The awards will be presented during the NSBW Awards ceremony in the first week of May 2023. Release 22-70
For over 50 years, the SBA has celebrated National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners.
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"Mondays With Mark" CLICK HERE Every Monday at 11:00 AM

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NEW! The Restaurant Industry & Rhode Island Tax: A Guide for Businesses: The sale of food and beverages made by an eating and/or drinking establishment is subject to certain Rhode Island taxes.
NEW! Interest rate for delinquent payments changing for periods starting January 1: ADV 2022-25
Rhode Island Division of Taxation Newsletter: Second and Third Quarter, 2022

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NEW! IRS advises that improperly forgiven Paycheck Protection Program loans are taxable: IR-2022-162

UPDATED: Help for taxpayers and tax pros: September 21 UpdateUpdated information on Work Opportunity Tax Credit, Tax Relief for Hurricane Fiona victims in Puerto Rico

IRS News Releases for Current Month: Click Here

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The House is on recess

The Senate is on recess

State of Rhode Island General Assembly: All Press Releases

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September 2022 Newsletter: As students across Rhode Island return to the classroom, RIPEC brings you an update on public policy developments in the Ocean State.
RIPEC Analyzes FY 2023 Budget and the State's Fiscal Outlook: Unprecedented Federal and Surplus Funds Fuel $13.6B Budget

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This Way to CPA: 

 
Auditors: AICPA Government Audit Quality Center needs your feedback: Due to the historic amount of federal pandemic funding, the AICPA Government Audit Quality Center (GAQC) is gathering auditor feedback on how it can best support you. If you have clients that have received federal pandemic funding subject to single audit, please take this SHORT SURVEY. Your feedback will help the GAQC continue to develop resources. The survey is open until September 23rd.

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 

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Employer Student Loan Repayment Assistance Program: Now a tax free benefit through 2025! More Information

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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

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COVID-19 Rhode Island Stats (as of 09/22/2022)

  • New cases per 100,000, last week: 162.2
  • New cases among RI residents last week: 1,714
  • Total number of tests reported in RI last week: 16,826
  • Number of Fatalities among RI residents last week: 6
  • Total Fatalities: 3,667
  • People hospitalized last week: 99

VACCINE ADMINISTRATION:

  • RI residents who have completed the primary vaccine series as reported by the CDC: 901,877
  • First booster dose: 506,804
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