National Conference of CPA Practitioners

As NCCPAP celebrates its 40th anniversary, members from around the country continue to recognize and work together to address the unique challenges they face as practitioners of smaller firms. Through NCCPAP’s advocacy programs and educational events, members can take advantage of an organization through which they can help and be helped by professionals just like them.

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Benefits of NCCPAP Membership

Knowledge Sharing

Knowledge Sharing

We Are Colleagues, Not Competitors. Whatever the situation—growth, mergers, selling or buying practices—our members are there for each other. We use our collective experience to provide camaraderie and support one another.

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Professional Mentoring

Professional Mentoring

We Are There... Facing Daily Challenges Like You. Tax law continues to grow more complicated and so do our clients' situations. We have clients who need us every day and those who call us once a year. We know what technology to use and effective methods for client retention.

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InDepth Education

Virtual and In-Person Education

Meaningful CPEs. We don't want to waste your time on meaningless CPE courses, because we don't want to waste ours. From camaraderie to resources to attending events, our members appreciate the value of collectively serving over one million clients and businesses throughout the United States.

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NCCPAP News and Announcements

  • Topics Include: Update from Commissioner Rettig and COVID-19 Compliance Issues Immediate Past President and current Tax Chair, Stephen Mankowski, CPA, recently attended the March 2020 IRS NPL meeting. Bookmark this IRS Page for Ongoing Updates Regarding Coronavirus Tax Relief Update from Commissioner ...Read More

  • March 24, 2020—The National Conference of CPA Practitioners (NCCPAP) is quite pleased with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s response to our letter calling for an extension to the tax deadline. On Friday, March 20, the U.S. Department of the Treasury responded to further requests, from NCCPAP and others, ...Read More

  • March 19, 2020— Dear Mr. Secretary: With regard to the release of Notice 2020-17, ‘Relief for Taxpayers Affected by Ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic’, I am certain that by now your office has received thousands of letters, e-mails and phone calls from CPAs, EAs, attorneys and other tax return ...Read More

  • March 13, 2020—The National Conference of CPA Practitioners (NCCPAP) today calls for the United States Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to grant immediate relief for all taxpayers due to the uncertainty of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. NCCPAP is requesting that the ...Read More

  • On Tuesday, March 3, National Conference of CPA Practitioners (NCCPAP) President Neil H. Fishman, CPA, CFE, FCPA, CAMS, and its Past President, Tax Chair and IRS National Public Liaison, Stephen Mankowski, CPA, attended the IRS Virtual Currency Summit in Washington, DC, hosted by IRS Commissioner Charles ...Read More

  • Topics Include: Taxpayer First Act, New Advisory Group for Foreclosure Notices, and IRS Vision 2020. Immediate Past President and current Tax Chair, Stephen Mankowski, CPA, recently attended the February 2020 IRS NPL meeting. At a Glance Updates SECURE Act: With the 10-year rule on inherited ...Read More

  • NCCPAP President, Neil H. Fishman, CPA, CFE, FCPA, CAMS, was interviewed by Doug Llewelyn (of The People's Court ) on Monday, February 17, 2020. Neil spoke about taxpayer refunds and how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 brought significant changes to the law. With the 2020 filing season approaching, ...Read More

  • NCCPAP was featured in Accounting Today 's "Collaboration is key in push for IRS Practitioner Services Division".  A group of ten IRS stakeholder organizations, led by the American Institute of CPAs, has recommended the creation of a Practitioner Services Division as one of a number of suggestions ...Read More


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Our advocacy work focuses on issues at the state and federal level, which affect small CPA firms and the middle-income and small business clients we diligently serve.

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