If you have expertise in a particular subject and a willingness to share your knowledge with others, consider writing for the Pennsylvania CPA Journal or CPA Now. These outlets are a great way to share your technical expertise with colleagues and increase firm visibility in the profession.
The Pennsylvania CPA Journal is PICPA's flagship publication and is a highly valued member benefit. This four-color publication is published quarterly and consists of three feature articles as well as regularly scheduled columns. Topics range from audits and federal tax topics to career and lifestyle issues. PICPA members, student affiliates, and legislators receive this publication.
To author an article for the Pennsylvania CPA Journal, review the author guidelines and contact the appropriate member of the editorial board.
To prepare an article or column for an upcoming issue of the Pennsylvania CPA Journal, contact the appropriate Editorial Board member.
Features are 2,500 words and cover current events, news within the profession, and special-interest topics. Features appear in each issue to provide in-depth coverage of hot topics and developing issues. Recent topics include building a strong accounting profession through diversity, equity, and inclusion and data visualization and compliance monitoring.
One-to-two page columns address specific topic areas, some of which appear in every issue while others appear on a rotating basis. Typically, columns run about 900 words. Eleven to 13 columns appear in each issue, providing a brief discussion on specific topic areas.
We do accept unsolicited articles. However, when articles are sent directly to the PICPA, they are forwarded to the appropriate coordinator. Coordinators will contact authors if they are interested in using the article. There is no guarantee as to when or if the article will be published.
We encourage you to follow the procedures described above to ensure timeliness and efficiency.
To publish a column or feature in the Pennsylvania CPA Journal, contact the appropriate editorial board member listed below.
Alyzabeth Smith, 2023-2024 Chair
Accounting & Assurance
Business & Industry
Mike De Stefano
Business Succession Planning
Careers & Lifestyles
Employee Benefit Plans
Personal Financial Planning
State & Local Tax
Technology & Cybersecurity