RISCPA/RI Business Forum News Release November 18, 2022


The RI Society of CPA's Business Valuation Committee welcomed RI Superior Court Judge Richard A. Licht for an in-person seminar on Thursday, November 17th. The topics of discussion included shareholder dispute cased, the credibility of expert witnesses, and how the RI Superior Court is currently operating. In attendance were CPAs and Business Valuation professionals from a variety of firms in Rhode Island and Connecticut.

The next BV Committees Workshop Series is on December 15, 2022, from 12 pm to 2 pm, featuring guest speaker Bryant University Economics Professor Edinaldo Tebaldi speaking to the current state of the Rhode Island and US National Economic Climate. Register Today



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NEW! SBA Administrator Guzman Calls on Americans to “Shop Small®” on Small Business Saturday® Across America: Saturday, November 26, 2022 is Small Business Saturday – a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities. This year, we know that small businesses need our support now more than ever: Release Number 22-91
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.

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


Rhode Island Foundation offers $2 million to address structural racism across the state: New Racial Equity and Social Justice Program will give priority to nonprofits that are led by people of color
“We intend to partner with nonprofit organizations in the community to support dismantling the fundamental causes of systemic racism that impact historically marginalized populations in Rhode Island.” said Neil D. Steinberg, the Foundation’s president and CEO. The deadline to apply is Dec. 6 at 5 p.m. The Foundation has scheduled informational sessions via Zoom for Nov. 4 and Nov. 17. For more information, visit rifoundation.org/socialjustice


NEW! IRS Advisory Council Issues 2022 Annual Report: IR-2022-200
NEW! Giving Tuesday is coming; now is a good time to review tax benefits for charitable giving: Tax Tip 2022-175
Updated! Help for taxpayers and tax pros: Tax season alerts and planning ahead for 2023 November 18th Update

IRS News Releases for Current Month: Click Here


Capitol Hill

The House is on recess

The Senate is on recess

State of Rhode Island General Assembly: All Press Releases



This Way to CPA: 

NEW! LGBTQ+ allyship starts with education: Cultivate safer spaces with the LGBTQ+ inclusion toolkit
NEW! AICPA Town Hall Series - November 17th 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 11/17/2022)

  • New cases per 100,000, last week: 98.7
  • New cases among RI residents last week: 1,043
  • Number of tests reported in RI last week: 13,638
  • Number of Fatalities among RI residents last week: 6
  • Total Fatalities: 3,731
  • People hospitalized last week: 73

VACCINE ADMINISTRATION: (Last Update: 11/18/2022)

  • RI residents who have completed the primary vaccine series as reported by the CDC: 919,366
  • Bivalent Booster Dose: 181,733
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