NCCPAP News

  • Blog Entry

    By Frank Sands CPA, National President, NCCPAP The big push of tax season has subsided. The tax returns that could be done are done, and extensions have been filed. This tax season proved to be difficult. Returns came in earlier than expected, and the information was often incomplete. We were happy to take a few days off! Our annual trip to Washington DC was scheduled for May 8-10. This year we stayed close to the Hill at the Yotel Washington DC on New Jersey Ave. It is a very modern minimalistic ... Read More

  • Two of our distinguished leaders have been recognized by Accounting Today in its popular annual industry publication: Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting . Congratulations NCCPAP President, Frank Sands and Tax Co-Chair and NPL Liaison, Stephen Mankowski. Both were featured in this year’s supplement. See who else had made the list by clicking here ! Frank Sands , CPA President, NCCPAP Now in his second year as president of the National Conference of CPA Practitioners, ... Read More

  • President's Message - November 2023

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    By Frank Sands CPA, National President, NCCPAP We held our annual meeting October 26-27 in Nashville. Everyone had an enjoyable time. Several members were accompanied by their significant others. We attended the Country Classics show at the Grand Ole Opry. It was a wonderful experience. A few of us were in Nashville for a couple of extra days to enjoy the city and its many attractions and music. We work hard at these meetings but also make sure our free time is engaging and enjoyable. ... Read More

  • Blog Entry

    Thank you to all that attended and participated in our October NCCPAP NOW event. It was another great success, and we hope you enjoyed the topics presented. This session covered the latest happenings in the profession including a message from the NCCPAP President, a tax update (based on current legislation at the moment), and a featured presentation on Occupational Fraud. Click here to watch the recording and download the slides from the event. If you attended the live event, click ... Read More

  • President's Message - October 2023

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    By Frank Sands CPA, National President, NCCPAP The first week of May NCCPAP was in Washington DC. This is the first time since Covid we were able to meet with representatives to discuss our tax agenda in person. Our goal is to recommend fixes to issues arising from tax administration and regulations. We had three teams and eleven appointments. If you were not able to attend this year, I highly recommend you do so at your next opportunity. We have had success with our ongoing efforts which ... Read More

  • Tax Update - September 2023

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    Tax Update – September 2023 Best Practices: “How to prepare for and what to do when a tax practitioner dies” ( Alert No. 2023-05 ) This Alert walks practitioners through the steps to establish a ‘best practices’ continuity plan for death or incapacity. Practitioners are advised to have an arrangement in place with another practitioner in their region in the event of incapacitation and continue to operate the practice until properly closed down or transitioned to another owner. ... Read More

  • Blog Entry

    Why Occupational Fraud Occurs Don’t miss out on this important session featuring our guest speaker, former NCCPAP President, and 2022 Gold Award recipient, Neil H. Fishman, CPA, CFE, FCPA, CAMS. Accountants and auditors are responsible for detecting and deterring fraud by evaluating accounting systems for weaknesses, designing and monitoring internal controls, determining the degree of organizational fraud risk, interpreting financial data for unusual trends, and following up on fraud ... Read More

  • Celebrating Excellence: Congratulations to Enerik Zenjelaj, Winner of the Carol Markman, CPA Accounting Scholarship! We are delighted to announce and extend our warmest congratulations to Enerik Zenjelaj, the deserving recipient of the esteemed Carol Markman, CPA Accounting Scholarship! Enerik's exceptional accomplishments, dedication, and passion for accounting have truly set him apart as an outstanding candidate for this prestigious award. Enerik is currently pursuing a Master's ... Read More

  • Tax Update - June 2023

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    Tax Update – June 2023 Taxpayer Experience Office Update The Office is comprised of 100 employees who run four operating branches: Community engagement: the ability to understand and get issues resolved Insights/analytics: the use of “big data” Multi-channel experience: surveys, focus groups, outreach, and other media Portfolio management: keeping track of all goings-on within the Office The desire is for the IRS to provide world-class levels of service and communications; ... Read More

  • Blog Entry

    Thank you to all that attended and participated in our June NCCPAP NOW event. It was another great success, and we hope you enjoyed the topics presented. This session covered the latest happenings in the profession including a message from the NCCPAP President, a tax update (based on current legislation at the moment), and a featured presentation on Beneficial Ownership Information regulations. Click here to watch the recording and download the slides from the event. If you attended ... Read More