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New Members | March 2024

Member Only Content April 20, 2024

Meet the new members of the ASCPA who joined last month.

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Are You Celebrating an Anniversary in 2024?

Member Only Content April 17, 2024

Congratulations to these ASCPA members for reaching a membership anniversary. Whether it's the 10th or the 50th, we're glad to have you here.

  • monthly update

Following the Money: Forensic Accounting Tracing Methods & Best Practices

March 29, 2024

FIFO and LIFO are two of the most common tracing methods for forensic accounting, among other methods such as the lowest intermediate balance rule (LIBR) and pro rata method. With various viable options, how do you know which approach is best for tracing ill-gotten gains? ASCPA member Jordan Sandberg shares his actionable insights.

  • business valuation

Legislative and Board of Accountancy Update - March 2024

March 25, 2024

This month’s update includes an overview on the legislative session so far, fiscal highlights, and an update on the State Board of Accountancy meeting.

  • legislative update
  • monthly update
  • advocacy

New Members | February 2024

Member Only Content March 25, 2024

Meet the new members of the ASCPA who joined last month.

  • new members

10 Elements You Should Expect From Your Accounting Practice CRM

March 04, 2024

New content from the ASCPA's Knowledge Hub: This eBook explores the 10 crucial features your software needs to offer to streamline clients, automate tasks and transform your firm's productivity in the new year.

  • information technology

A Legacy in Education: Meet the 2024 Honorary Members

March 01, 2024

Bob Kilpatrick and Nancy Wilburn are Certified Public Accountants turned educators who have touched the lives of thousands of accounting students. Today, their students are leaders, firm partners, recruiters, advisory council members and more. In the ASCPA’s 90-year history, Kilpatrick and Wilburn are recognized in 2024 as the 10th and 11th Honorary Members, selected for their impact on Arizona’s accounting profession.

  • cpa stories

Announcing our 2024 Life and Honorary Members

March 01, 2024

This year, the ASCPA is recognizing one Life Member and two Honorary Members for their contributions to our organization and the accounting community at large.

  • industry news
  • cpa stories

More Than Enough | A Message from the ASCPA Chair

March 01, 2024

As we head into tax season and toward spring, it’s a good time to remember that the national alliance on mental health (NAMI) raises awareness about mental health.

  • industry news

The Advocate: Meet the ASCPA's 2024 Life Member

Member Only Content March 01, 2024

Michael Lemme, CPA, has advocated on behalf of hundreds of businesses and individuals during his tenure at Hunter Hagan in Old Town Scottsdale. His commitment to advocating for Arizona residents and CPAs has continued for over 30 years through dedicated volunteer work on the Arizona Society of CPAs’ Tax Legislation Review Committee.

  • taxation
  • cpa stories

Highlights of the January 2024 Board of Directors Meeting

Member Only Content February 26, 2024

Among other actions at its January 24, 2024 meeting, the ASCPA Board of Directors reviewed the consent agenda, nominating committee report and more.

  • board of directors

New Members | January 2024

Member Only Content February 23, 2024

Meet the new members of the ASCPA who joined last month.

  • new members

Legislative and Board of Accountancy Update - February 2024

February 20, 2024

This month’s update includes information on the State Board of Accountancy meeting, the legislative session, and a recap of CPA Day at the Capitol.

  • legislative update
  • advocacy

Preparing for an ERC Audit? Six Key Questions IRS Will Ask

February 12, 2024

In this guest post, hear from CPAs on the national level who are fielding the most common questions on employee retention credits.

  • industry news
  • taxation

Legislative and Board of Accountancy Update - January 2024

January 22, 2024

A new legislative session has started, and the ASCPA's advocacy team has your back. Click to read details on this year's priorities, updates on income tax conformity and more. 

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New Members | December 2023

Member Only Content January 22, 2024

Meet the new members of the ASCPA who joined last month.

  • new members

Real Talk: DEI

January 15, 2024

"Three years on from the social justice movement which resulted from the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and countless others, the need for action involving DEI continues. Continued action is needed, because we as a society are past the point of conversation. ," says Jevonne Shepherd, CPA (licensed in CA).

  • accounting
  • magazine
  • industry news

The 5 C’s of Credit

January 11, 2024

While most people have heard of the 5 C's of credit, far fewer can name them. This article provides a detailed explanation of what banks mean when they consider the 5 C’s of credit.

  • cpas in industry
  • financial planning

Letter to Members: Our 2024 Board of Directors Nominees

January 08, 2024

Here are the nominees for the 2024-2025 board of directors.

  • board of directors

Inflation Reduction Act Incentives for Clean Energy Projects

January 05, 2024

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) was signed into law over a year ago, and it brought sweeping changes to how governments and other non-tax-paying entities evaluate clean energy projects.  What do you need to know?

  • taxation