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2017 Nonprofit Symposium Call for Speakers

29th Annual GWSCPA Nonprofit Symposium Call for Speakers Deadline: May 31, 2017 Over many years and with the support of many volunteer members, the GWSCPA has built one of the most highly regarded nonprofit educational programs in the...

GWSCPA's W2W Nominations

GWSCPA is pleased to announce the 2017 Women to Watch nominations!  This year's award categories are as follows: CPA Experienced Leader CPA Emerging Leader Industry Community Leader Future Industry Community Leader  Men Empowering Women...

GWSCPA's FISC comments on March 2017 Exposure Draft

In March 2017, the GWSCPA's Federal Issues and Standards Committee provided comments on the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board's (FASAB) Exposure Draft (ED) on Budget and Accrual Reconciliation . You can read the response, and other...

Private Company Council Seeks Nominations

Today the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) Board of Trustees issued a request for nominations for the Private Company Council (PCC). The Trustees are seeking candidates for three upcoming member vacancies on the PCC: One CPA practitioner,...

2017 Board Nominations

In over ninety years as the premier membership organization serving the CPA profession in the Washington area, we have seen a great number of outstanding and influential leaders at the GWSCPA. Now, it could be your turn... The GWSCPA Nominations...

CliftonLarsonAllen Announces Career Achievements in Arlington

The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy has released for the first time in history an official CPA population statistic representing the total number of individual, U.S.-licensed CPAs. As of April 22, 2016, there are 664,532...

2016 W2W Press Release

The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy has released for the first time in history an official CPA population statistic representing the total number of individual, U.S.-licensed CPAs. As of April 22, 2016, there are 664,532...

New cyberattacks threaten tax professionals

The Internal Revenue Service issued a warning to tax practitioners on Friday about a new wave of cyberattacks. The attacks allow criminals to take control of tax practitioners' computers and file fraudulent returns. Journal of Accountancy online

A steadier outlook for the economy

Optimism about the U.S. economy, which soured in the first quarter, rebounded in the most recent survey of CPA executives in business and industry. Projections for revenue, profit, and expansion plans, down slightly year over year, are higher...

10 Ways to Protect Your Firm Against a Cyber-Invasion

The average length of time between a new computer being hooked up to the Internet and its being targeted by hackers is six minutes, experts warn -- so it’s critical to establish a defense in depth against cyber-invasion. “Set up a...