NCCPAP News

  • Thank you to all that attended and participated in our August 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 highlights from the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 , a tax update (based on current legislation at the moment), and a featured presentation on Management of a CPA Practice from our Florida Chapter. Click here to watch the recording and download handouts from the event. ... Read More

  • Tax Update — June 2022

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    Tax Update – June 2022 Nationwide Tax Forums The 2022 Nationwide Tax Forums will be held virtually beginning July 19 th , with a series of live-streamed webinars every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Held each summer for more than 30 years, the Forum is the IRS's marquee outreach event to the tax professional community. So far, over 8000 registrants have signed up to attend. Registration is open. 2022 Filing Season Round Up (from a Processing Perspective) This year has ... Read More

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    You Asked, We Listened! New NCCPAP NOW SessionWith MAP Beginning with our August 8th event, NCCPAP NOW will feature a new segment: Management of an Accounting Practice (MAP). To kick-off this exciting addition, CPA icon Lynne Marcus will share her experiences as a business owner who has kept many of her original clients for over 47 years! Furthermore, her practice consists of a large number of attorneys – whose high standard of service gives us insight into Lynne’s exceptional quality ... Read More

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    Thank you to all that attended and participated in our May 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, a tax update (based on current legislation at the moment), regulatory issues, and a comprehensive report from NCCPAP’s most recent meetings with legislators.The meetings with the congressional offices included a number of topics: undue hardships from corrections to Form 1099, deductibility ... Read More

  • Join Us for NCCPAP NOW: Session 3

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    Join the NCCPAP Community and Stay Informed With the Latest From Capitol Hill Register Now for the Third NCCPAP NOW Session When: Monday, May 16, 2022 | 10AM-11AM ET Location: Zoom Meeting Price: Free 1 CPE (Specialized Knowledge) Course Overview: This session comprises the third event in our series of three educational events, covering the latest happenings in the profession, a tax update (based on current legislation at the moment), regulatory issues, and a ... Read More

  • Join Us for Our Next NCCPAP NOW Session

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    Join the NCCPAP Community and Be at the Forefront of NCCPAP Initiatives Register Now for the Second NCCPAP NOW Session When: Monday, February 28, 2022 | 10AM-11AM ET Location: Zoom Meeting Price: Free 1 CPE (Specialized Knowledge) Course Overview: This session comprises the second event in our series of three educational events, covering the latest happenings in the profession, a tax update (based on current legislation at the moment), regulatory issues, and ... Read More

  • January 2022 IRS Update From NCCPAP

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    This report covers the first IRS Liaison meeting for the year and includes updates regarding the 2022 tax season, such as improving communications, encouraging online access, and Chatbot & Voicebot additions. As reported by Tax Chair, Stephen Mankowski, CPA, CGMA, who recently attended the January IRS Meeting. Encouraging Online Access & New Error Codes for EITC & ACTC in 2022 The IRS’s focus for 2022 is to help the taxpayer and the industry while ensuring the safety of IRS employees. They ... Read More

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    NCCPAP hosted its inaugural NCCPAP NOW event on January 10, 2022 at 10AM. This session kicks off a series of three educational events. The first event covered the latest happenings in the profession, a tax update (based on current legislation at the moment), an IRS liaison report, and a feature presentation by the TACPA (Texas) Chapter. TACPA focuses on peer review challenges and topics that the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy has taken on as leadership for the other state boards. Future ... Read More

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    SPECIAL EVENT NCCPAP's NEW ENGLAND CHAPTER In Partnership with the Westchester/Rockland, Florida, Delaware Valley, TACPA, New York City, and New Jersey Chapters Webinar: Build Back Better Tax Law When: TBD, 2-3 business days after the Act's final passage | 2PM-4PM ET  Cost:  Members $50 , Non-Members $100 50% discount for registration PRIOR to final passage of Act. Credits: 2 CPEs (Taxes) Speaker: Barbara Weltman, Esq. Barbara Weltman, Esq., is an attorney and prolific ... Read More

  • For the first time in NCCPAP history, 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, Mark A. Stewart Jr. and Tax Co-Chair and NPL Liaison, Stephen Mankowski. Both were featured and quoted in this year’s supplement. Who else made the list ? Joe Biden, Sue Coffey, Erin Collins, Gary Gensler, J. Russell George, and Mitch McConnell, Barry Melancon, ... Read More

  • November 2021 IRS Update From NCCPAP

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    This report covers the final IRS Liaison meeting for 2021 and includes updates relative to the following topics: Automated Collection System Improvements, Child Tax Credit Update, Disaster Relief, and the IRSAC Annual Report. As reported by Tax Chair, Stephen Mankowski, CPA, CGMA, who recently attended the November IRS Meeting. IRS Automated Collection System (ACS) Improvements All 19 ACS call sites have answered a total of over 1.2 million text messages to taxpayers this year. The average ... Read More

  • October 2021 IRS Update From NCCPAP

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    This report includes updates relative to the following topics: Office of Appeals, TFAO Change to IRS NEXT, and the IRS Get Ready 2022 Campaign for Taxpayers As reported by Tax Chair, Stephen Mankowski, CPA, CGMA, who recently attended the monthly IRS Meeting. Update from the Independent Office of Appeals Virtual Meetings: The Office of Appeals has not been holding in-person conferences during the pandemic, rather they have required their staff to meet through Zoom. Taxpayers and practitioners ... Read More

  • 2021–2022 Officers & Directors

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    Please join us in congratulating the 2021-2022 Officers and Directors for the National Conference of CPA Practitioners (NCCPAP). The installation of Officers took place on October 27, 2021. The 2021-2022 Officers include the following individuals from their respective firms:           President           Mark A. Stewart Jr., CPA           Feldstein & Stewart, LLP           New City, NY           Westchester/Rockland Chapter           Executive Vice President           Frank Sands, CPA ... Read More

  • September 2021 IRS Update From NCCPAP

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    Topics Include the Overwhelming Volume at the IRS, Covid Relief Employment Tax Credits, and Tax Pro Account/Digital Authorizations. As reported by Tax Chair, Stephen Mankowski, CPA, CGMA, who recently attended the monthly IRS Meeting. Update from the National Taxpayer Advocate The IRS is inundated with volume and while there are many factors contributing to this, it is overwhelming to the Service. While they are working hard to remedy this in multiple ways, the level of service is ... Read More

  • ATS 2021 Announces Keynote Speakers

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    IRS and AICPA Keynote Speakers Featured at NCCPAP’s 19 th Annual Accounting and Tax Symposium Headliners Barry Melancon, President & CEO of AICPA and Ken Corbin,  Chief Taxpayer Experience Officer at the IRS, Present on November 9 th and 12 th September 23, 2021— The Educational Foundation of the Nassau/Suffolk Chapter of NCCPAP and the Nassau/Suffolk Chapter of NCCPAP are proud to announce this year’s esteemed keynote speakers for this fall’s Accounting and Tax Symposium (ATS 2021). ... Read More

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    The National Conference of CPA Practitioners (NCCPAP) announces its support of H.R. 4214, commonly referred to as The Tax Deadline Simplification Act. Co-sponsored and introduced by Representatives Debra Lesko (R-AZ) and Bradley Schneider (D-IL), this bipartisan legislation, if enacted, will simplify the quarterly installments for estimated income tax payments by individuals, changing the due dates for the second and third quarter estimated federal income tax payments to have all quarterly payments ... Read More