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New and exciting things are happening in January.
Please take a moment to sign up for the Jan. 18 Economic Forecast event! (And read more in the article below.)
Also, please join us for the next CPA Day at the Capitol Jan. 31 in Sacramento. CPA Day is CalCPA’s annual event to kick-off its advocacy efforts for the upcoming legislative year. California is at a crossroads and we need your help to make sure CPAs remain an integral asset to businesses and consumers throughout the state. All CalCPA members are encouraged to attend this free event to help increase the visibility of the profession in the political arena.
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Thank you to our sponsors, Robert Half and Cal Poly Pomona, for sponsoring the YEP Holiday Party last month at EnVy Lounge Newport Beach.
This meeting will discuss the different types of life insurance and how they are best used with different objectives.
Register or learn more.
The types of cybercrime that should be of the greatest concern to CPAs are corporate account takeovers, as well as the theft of sensitive data and intellectual property. Many CPA firms neither understand the gravity of the risks they face, nor are they able to foresee or properly manage cyber-assaults when they occur. Join us to learn how to protect your company, your clients and your reputation from the fallout of a data breach.
The U.S. is currently the “Switzerland” of years past, and more and more wealthy non-U.S. persons are investing in and moving to the U.S. However, absent planning, these individuals will be unnecessarily subject to significant U.S. income and transfer tax.
Register or learn more.
This seminar will compare commonly used business entities and the key distinguishing features of each. We will examine practical tax and non-tax considerations that will help your client decide whether a C corp, a Subchapter S corp, a limited liability company, or another entity—such as a sole proprietorship or limited partnership—is best for their business.
Registration is open for the next CPA Day at the Capitol—Jan. 31—in Sacramento.
CPA Day is CalCPA’s kickoff event of the legislative session, where members set the groundwork for CalCPA’s advocacy efforts for the upcoming session by discussing important issues facing the CPA profession and businesses.
Make sure your voice—and that of the profession’s—is heard.
CalCPA is looking for women who have made significant contributions to the accounting profession or who demonstrate characteristics that enable them to become leaders in the profession.
Our Women to Watch awards will be given in two categories: Experienced Leaders and Emerging Leaders. Winners will be selected by members of the Women’s Leadership Forum Planning Committee and announced at our Women’s Leadership Forum April 28.
Nomination information and applications are available online. Nomination forms are due Feb. 17.
We know there’s more to your life than the tax forms, deadlines and rules and regulations that you spend time with at the office. And we want to tell your story—or the story of a member you may know.
Our monthly Final Entry feature in California CPA takes a look at the person behind the license. Over the years we’ve featured members who race cars, play in a band, devote time to nonprofit causes, have taken on physical endurance challenges, surf, DJ and make wine.
So, what’s your story?
If you’d like to participate or want to recommend a colleague, contact managing editor Damien English with details and we’ll set up a short interview.
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