Greater Philadelphia Chapter


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GP Crucial Concerns

  Accounting for the New Revenue Recognition and Lease Accounting Standards

Oct. 27 | 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Gwynedd Mercy University
Join the Greater Philadelphia Accounting and Auditing Committee for a CPE program at Gwynedd Mercy University. The new FASB Revenue Recognition and Lease Accounting Standards are expected to result in significant changes and complexities, with the road to implementation being more akin to a marathon rather than a sprint. The effective dates of these standards are fast approaching.

This program will provide attendees with the background and fundamentals to begin planning for the changes the new standards may require of businesses, including the considerations the new standards will have for tax specialists and practitioners.

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Upcoming Events

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Professional Issues Update

Nov. 1 | 8:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Penn State Great Valley
Join PICPA CEO Mike Colgan as he discusses the major trends disrupting the accounting profession. Listen in to insights gained from the AICPA, Pennsylvania State Board of Accountancy, Pennsylvania legislature, and NASBA.

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Understanding the Legal and Professional Risks
for Failing to Disclose a Client’s Fraud

Nov. 20 | 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Montgomery Bar Association
Presented in cooperation with the Montgomery County Bar Association: Ira Pressman had a Ponzi Scheme and was convicted of fraud as a result. A bankruptcy trustee was appointed for his estate and Pressman hired litigators to sue the CPA firm for failing to disclose the fraud via willful blindness. In addition to updates on the case outcome this session will cover professional liability insurance, professional standards, as well as what red flags to look for when working with clients.

This programs qualifies for 3-Other and 1-Ethics credits.

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Area Professional Women's Meet 'n Greet

Nov. 1 | 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Pyramid Club
Network with professional women from the greater Philadelphia region at the Pyramid Club.

Groups attending include:

  • Greater Philadelphia Chapter Women of the PICPA Committee
  • Commission on Women in the Profession of the Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Women in the Profession Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Women Judges’ Initiative of the First Judicial District

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Networking Happy Hour

Nov. 8 | 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Pyramid Club
Network with other Philadelphia professionals at the Pyramid Club. Complimentary light hors d'oeurves will be served and a cash bar with drink specials will be available.

Groups attending include:

  • PICPA Emerging CPAs
  • Young Lawyers Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Young Professionals of the Risk Managers Association of Philadelphia

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PICPA Cares: Volunteer Opportunities


Trail's End Popcorn Rebalance Day

Oct. 28 | Reads Moving Systems
Volunteers are needed to help unload and record popcorn as it is brought in by Boy Scout pack and troop volunteers as well as to record and fill their orders as needed.

Two shifts available:

Laurel House DASH 2017

Oct. 22 | 7:00  - 11:00 a.m.
Laurel House - North Wales

Volunteers are needed to help for a variety of positions to help the Laurel House raise awareness of domestic violence. Check out the volunteer opportunities available and sign up today.

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Inspire Future CPAs in the Classroom

Meet with students, teach financial literacy concepts, and discuss careers in accounting. The PICPA has prepared presentations for speakers. Partner with a school from our list or establish a partnership of your own.

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Latest Greater Philadelphia Chapter Events


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Bucks County Takes Steps 5K Walk/Run for Crohn's & Colitis

Chapter members gathered for the annual walk/run at Bucks County Community College in Newtown on Oct. 1. Volunteers helped the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation staff coordinate the event by handing out prizes, distributing runners’ bibs, and processing day-of registrations. Thanks to our volunteers for showing that PICPA Cares.


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Night at the Phillies

Although it was a losing game, members still had a great night at Citizen's Bank Park on Aug. 10. Thank you to everyone who came out and cheered on the Phils. View more >

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Professional Issues Webcast

Nov. 1 | 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Hear the latest developments and news affecting the profession from the comfort of your home or office. This is a member-only benefit. Members and students receive complimentary registration.

CPE Credits: 2-Other Credits

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Chapter Leadership

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Adam A. Greene

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Join a Chapter Committee
The best way to get involved is to join a committee in your chapter. Examples of committees are the Schools and Colleges Committee that helps inform the future of the profession, or the Emerging CPAs Committee that plans events in your area.

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