Chairman's Summary for March 2019: Tis the Season for CPAs in Action

We are at the season when resolving tax code questions and completing returns for clients are absorbing most of our members time and attention. But while you toil through the hectic season, take a moment to check out our Society news and updates in this March Edition of What-Counts. The Society welcomed in our new President, Melissa Travis this winter and it's clear RISCPA will greatly benefit from her vast experience, skills, connections and vibrant leadership. Check out her first President’s Message in this Edition. Also, there’s our Lead article’s look at how a tax deduction that got lost in the federal tax reform law is getting resolved to help RI businesses; our Small State, Big Impact measures the state’s revenue return on a new untested industry as we look at RI’s launch of sports betting through Twin River Casino; in It Pays to Know Your Profession we get an update from the RI Board of Accountancy & review changes to the CPA Exam; our Education article explores what’s new for the 2019 Emerging Leaders Network (ELN) Seminar Series; then check Committee Briefs, Quarterly Question, and Happenings on the Hill , it’s all in this edition of What-Counts

Sincerely,

David Lucier, Board Chair

 Lucier

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