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Occupational Licensing Reform Needs a Guard Against Mishap

Oct 7, 2019
State lawmakers across the country are removing barriers to a person’s right to work in numerous occupations and professions. Some have taken the path of outright elimination of state licensing. The PICPA is taking an active role in protecting the CPA designation so the profession will not be caught flatfooted should similar legislation be brought up for a vote in Pennsylvania.
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Pa. General Assembly Set to Return to Harrisburg

Sep 9, 2019
Events in the Pennsylvania capital this summer have mostly consisted of a few public policy hearings, gubernatorial press conferences, and a handful of rallies. But one bill in particular was proposed that deserves our members’ attention: it focuses on property tax.
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Advocacy Never Rests: PICPA Works Behind the Scenes in Quiet Harrisburg

Jul 22, 2019
A quiet Harrisburg isn’t a license to stop advocating on behalf of the CPA profession. On the contrary, the quiet offers excellent opportunities. The PICPA government relations team is hard at work with key lawmakers, staff, and various state agencies on our fall session agenda.
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Pennsylvania Spending Plan Beats July 1 Deadline

Jul 1, 2019
A $33.9 billion Pennsylvania state budget for the 2019-2020 fiscal year has made its way to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk with time to spare before the deadline. Find out who the winners were this budget season.
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CPAs Advocate for Tax Policy Upgrades in Washington

Jun 17, 2019
Members of the PICPA recently met with representatives from Pennsylvania in Washington, D.C., to share the CPA profession's view on four important topics: the IRS Practitioner Services Division, the fiscal state of the nation, federal disaster relief and the IRS, and taxation in the digital economy.
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