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Workers Love AirPods Because Employers Stole Their Walls
Once upon a time, offices had walls inside them. They weren’t glass, like the conference rooms of 2019, but were made of drywall, and were usually painted a neutral color, like many of the walls you know and love. Over time, office walls gave way...
Needy CT employers offer receptive job market to 2019 college grads
Alex Argueta earned his bachelor’s degree from UConn this month, but he nailed down a full-time human resources job with Aetna in downtown Hartford back in November.
Report: CT 21st best state in U.S.; top in corporate density
Connecticut continues to climb the list of top states in the country, according to a report by the U.S. News & World Report. The 2019 Best States Ranking released Tuesday by the media company said Connecticut moved up three spots to No. 21 in...
The Real Problem With Paid Family Leave Is How to Fund It
Masha Sapper had two weeks of paid family leave from her employer when her daughter Hannah was born 13 months ago. As a single parent, she was determined to spend the physician-recommended 12 weeks at home with her newborn, and relied on her...
How Real Firms are Using AI for Audit
Audit professionals are using artificial intelligence in ways that are both expected and surprising, categorizing risk across entire ledgers and feeder systems without requiring a person to pore through vast amounts of data. Beyond the sheer...
Governor Lamont Announces Start of Congestion Buster Project on I-91 North in Hartford; Urges Reliable, Sustainable Investment so More Improvements Can Be Made Across Connecticut
Governor Ned Lamont today said that he is determined to fix notorious problem areas of traffic congestion in Connecticut, pointing to Exit 29 on I-91 northbound in Hartford as a prime example of a situation that is finally on its way to being...
House Sends Minimum Wage Hike To Senate After Marathon Debate
At 10 p.m. Wednesday the House began debate on a bill that would increase Connecticut’s minimum wage to $15 an hour and raise the wages of 332,000 workers in the state. The bill passed 85 to 59 after noon Thursday and is headed to the...
Lamont: $213M project will ease Hartford highway backups
Gov. Ned Lamont said work began this week on a $213 million state highway project aimed at easing congestion on an exit connecting Interstate 91 to the Charter Oak Bridge in Hartford.
Bitcoin's Surge to Almost $8,000 Rekindles Memories of Bubble
Bitcoin jumped to almost $8,000 and didn’t look back, as its longest winning streak since 2013 continued to rekindle the global cryptocurrency market.
Kevin Leahy of Connecticut Wealth Management Wins HBJ 'C-Suite Award'
Kevin Leahy , the CEO of Connecticut Wealth Management in Farmington, was recently honored with a 2019 C-Suite Award from the  ​Hartford Business Journal ​ in the category "CEO of the year, fewer than 100 employees." Read the full piece.
Why you can't wait to prepare for disaster
For a business or CPA firm, a disaster can take the form of a catastrophic weather event, a cyberattack, or even a sudden regulatory decision that may put the future of the organization in jeopardy. It may be impossible to prevent such a...
Want to work for L'Oreal? Get ready to chat with an AI bot
The internet has revolutionized the workplace over the past three decades. Artificial Intelligence is now poised to do the same, and businesses that don't capitalize on the technology risk being left behind. Global tech giants like Amazon...

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Continuing Professional Development

CPAs in Business Conference - 5/21/2019 - Rocky Hill
Every year there are new, and enduring, issues that affect CPAs working in business and industry. This conference is designed to...
CPAs in Business Conference (Livestream) - 5/21/2019 -
Every year there are new, and enduring, issues that affect CPAs working in business and industry. This conference is designed to...
Revenue Recognition, Leases, and Financial Instruments: The FASB's "Big Three" New Standards - 5/23/2019 - Norwalk
Sometimes we can avoid addressing the elephant in the room for a while. However, when there are three elephants in the room, it's time to address the...
Accounting, Auditing and Tax Considerations for the Cannabis Industry (Afternoon Session) - 5/23/2019 - Shelton
States have been passing legislation that legalizes cannabis for medicinal and recreational use, and the producers and retailers in this industry have been...
Accounting, Auditing and Tax Considerations for the Cannabis Industry (Afternoon Session) - 5/30/2019 - Rocky Hill
States have been passing legislation that legalizes cannabis for medicinal and recreational use, and the producers and retailers in this industry have been...
Accounting, Auditing and Tax Considerations for the Cannabis Industry - Afternoon Session (Livestream) - 5/30/2019 -
States have been passing legislation that legalizes cannabis for medicinal and recreational use, and the producers and retailers in this industry have been...
Professional Ethics for Connecticut CPAs (Morning Session) - 5/30/2019 - Rocky Hill
The AICPA's Professional Ethics Executive Committee (PEEC) clarified, revised, and codified the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct in 2014 and has made many...
Professional Ethics for Connecticut CPAs - Morning Session (Livestream) - 5/30/2019 -
The AICPA's Professional Ethics Executive Committee (PEEC) clarified, revised, and codified the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct in 2014 and has made many...

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CTCPA groups and committees are a fantastic way to engage in peer-to-peer discussion (both in person and online!), learn about hot-button issues, trends, and standards, and network with other CTCPA members.

 

CFO/Controller Roundtable

 

Business Roundtable

 

State Taxation Committee

 

Federal Taxation Committee

 

Employee Benefit Plans Committee

 

Financial Institutions Committee

 

Governmental Accounting and Auditing
Interest Group

 

Not-for-Profit Organizations Committee