In the Careers & Lifestyles column of the spring 2020 Pennsylvania CPA Journal, Elizabeth Wilson, chief financial officer for Valley National Financial Advisors in Bethlehem, Pa., details how an interview for a tax season intern inspired her to write a letter to her younger self as a helpful word of advice to CPAs just starting out in the profession. In this podcast, she more deeply explores her tips for young CPAs, the ways writing the letter drove her to reflect upon her own experiences, and insights the self-communication provided on potential areas of growth.
On Feb. 4, 2020, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf detailed his vision for the 2020-2021 state budget in an address to the General Assembly. He discussed the cost of higher education, worker access to transportation, obstacles stopping would-be entrepreneurs from starting businesses, and more. But what were the most important points for PICPA members? To shine a light on the issues that will affect you, we spoke with Peter Calcara, PICPA’s vice president of government relations. For more information on legislative issues, make sure to check out Calcara’s PICPA Legislative Update webinar on Feb. 20.