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The Latest News

Is Working Remotely the Future of Finance?
In mid-March, retail cosmetics shop Ulta Beauty closed all 1,254 stores and CFO Scott Settersten and his 200-person finance team, like much of the country, became remote workers overnight. Settersten characterizes it as “a firestorm erupted, and...
Reconceiving Innovation for Covid-19
For certain firms, Covid-19 has infused new meaning into the old cliché that a crisis is just an opportunity in disguise. Before the pandemic, digital companies such as Amazon and Zoom were competing not only with incumbents but also with...
New Research: Compensation Trends Amid COVID-19
Employers have a growing list of concerns lately, including losing their top performers, new research from global staffing firm Robert Half shows. A large majority of senior managers surveyed (88%) said they are worried about their company's...
Middle market shaken, but not broken, by COVID-19
on Facebook  Share on Twitter  Share on LinkedIn  Share via Email Each quarter, KeyBank surveys 400 middle market business executives (defined as those companies within the $10 million to $2 billion range) to understand...
As CT companies respond to calls for racial diversity, Black people still underrepresented in C-suite
Fred McKinney has been on a number of nonprofit boards, and been asked to sit on many others. It’s not surprising given his credentials. The current innovation and entrepreneurship chair at Quinnipiac University, McKinney previously taught...
Generations Y and Z: What do they want?
During 2019, FM set out to talk with Gen Y (Millennial) and Gen Z management accountants about their goals, work preferences, and priorities and to get a sense of how employers could best retain and develop workers in those generational cohorts....
More Guidance Needed for the New Payroll Tax Deferral Scheme
Like many other controversial issues in our nation’s capital, the outcome is far from clear, while the benefits are being debated along political lines. Under the executive order, employees would not be required to pay their share of the 6.2...
White House says no plan to end payroll tax permanently
White House officials said the administration has no plans to do away with the payroll tax despite President Donald Trump saying he would seek a permanent repeal if he wins another term. Even if Trump were to follow through, the idea of doing...
AICPA requests guidance on payroll tax deferral
The AICPA on Wednesday sent a letter to Treasury and the IRS requesting guidance on the recent presidential memorandum deferring some employee payroll taxes until next year. The memorandum, issued by President Donald Trump on Saturday, defers the...
New PPP guidance addresses health insurance, EIDL, other issues
Some questions on federal coronavirus measures were answered Tuesday in guidance issued by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Treasury. SBA and Treasury issued two FAQs related to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and three...

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Professional Development

LIVESTREAM - Virtual Friday Focus: Revealing Financial Risk: A Solution to Help Improve Companies Financial Strength Thru Viability Data & Evaluation - 10/16/2020 -
    Presenters and co-sponsors of this presentation will be: Barnaby W. Horton, CIMA®, Senior Vice President and Retirement Benefits Consultant,...
LIVESTREAM - Virtual CONNection & Friday Focus: State of the State and Profession Six Months into COVID-19 - 10/23/2020 -
Speaker: Bonnie Stewart, Executive Director, CT Society of CPAs It's been six months since the coronavirus pandemic brought Connecticut and the rest of the...
VIRTUAL Finance Professionals in Industry Group: The Ins and Outs of Outsourcing IT - 10/28/2020 -
Join us for this virtual event (our kickoff for the Finance Professionals in Industry Group!) with the president and CEO of IT Direct and host of Made...
LIVESTREAM - Accounting, Auditing and Financial Reporting Conference - 10/29/2020 -
This CTCPA conference discusses the most relevant issues facing the accounting profession today.
K2's Advanced Excel Data Magic: Managing, Analyzing, and Reporting (Livestream) - 11/3/2020 -
With tools such as Data Models, Power Query, and Power Pivot, today’s versions of Excel offer unparalleled opportunities to move beyond traditional...
K2's Excel Essentials for Staff Accountants (Livestream) - 11/4/2020 -
Staff accountants have specific needs when working with Excel – needs that are often not met by their existing Excel knowledge. Chief among these are the...
AICPA's Annual Federal Tax Update (Livestream) - 11/17/2020 -
Save time and keep current on the latest tax developments! This comprehensive course covers all legislative, judicial, and IRS developments of the past year...
LIVESTREAM - Virtual CONNection: Getting the Most Out of Your Busines & Improving its Valuation - 11/17/2020 -
Speaker: Lawrence J. Ganim - President/CEO | Ganim Financial Every business owner knows instinctually that they need to plan for the sale and transfer of...

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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