Season's greetings from ISCPA
As 2013 draws to a close, our thoughts turn gratefully to all of you – our members. Our success this year, and always, is due to you and the trust you put in us as your Society. We thank you and wish you a joyous holiday season. May it be merry and bright!
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Young Professionals Task Force (LEAP)
Members 40 and younger are invited to join our new young professionals task force, LEAP (leaders emerging in the accounting profession) for future happy hours and social events, networking, volunteering opportunities, CPE and more.
- Jan. 28 - LEAP's Day at the Capitol
ISCPA members 40 and younger are encouraged to join the Legislation Committee and Taxation Committee at this event. This informative visit to Iowa’s Capitol will provide you with the tools you need to be involved in the legislative process and increase your comfort level when talking with your legislators. The day includes special guests:
- Mat Young, AICPA vice president, State Regulatory and Legislative Affairs
- Lynn McRoberts, director of boards and commissions/interim policy advisor for Office of Governor
- Mary Mosiman, CPA, Iowa’s state auditor
LEAP members will meet in room 304 of the Capitol complex from 8-10:15 a.m., tour the Capitol building at 10:30 a.m., and end with an overview and opportunity to meet and talk with legislators. Due to meeting space, members should RSVP to Katie Shields at email@example.com or 515-223-8161/800-659-6375 by Jan. 21, 2014.
- More LEAP events coming in 2014! Contact Katie Shields for more information about LEAP. Contact Cheryl Miller if you are interested in sponsoring a LEAP event or speaking to young professionals.
United Way seeks volunteer tax preparers
United Way of Central Iowa is looking for volunteers to provide free tax preparation for low- to moderate-income central Iowans. The agency plans to open seven sites between Jan. 21 and April 15, where volunteers can help needy Iowans fill out their taxes during the day, evening and weekend. Last year, volunteers with this program helped nearly 5,000 residents and “brought back $7.7 million to our community,” United Way said. For more information and to volunteer, visit the United Way Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) page of the Central Iowa’s website.
It's official. FRF for SMEs is here.
AICPA introduces new financial reporting framework to help Main Street businesses.
Get your CPE here
Need to complete CPE hours for 2013? Look to our course catalog for quick access to web and classroom opportunities through December. ISCPA members save $50 on every CPE course offered through the Society.
Dec. 18 - Preparing Individual Tax Returns for New Staff and Para-Professionals
Dec. 19 - The Complete Guide To Preparing Limited Liability Company, Partnership, and S Corporation Federal Income Tax Returns
Check back for new courses and webinars
Severe Weather Policy for CPE Seminars
Be sure we have your current after hours contact information in the event we need to reach you during severe weather situations. View the severe weather policy.