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PICPA's 123rd Annual Meeting Now Virtual-Only

PICPA's 123rd Annual Meeting, taking place on June 12, 2020, has moved to a virtual-only format and is free for you and your CPAs. Welcome new PICPA leadership and hear remarks from Martin Levin, PICPA's outgoing president, and Jill Gilbert, PICPA's incoming president. Revisit the past year's accomplishments with Mike Colgan, PICPA's CEO and executive director.
  
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New COVID-19 Webinars

To keep up-to-date on COVID-19's impact on the accounting profession, your CPAs can register for any of PICPA's webinars that are part of our new "Thriving in a Period of Uncertainty: The Impact of COVID-19 on Accounting and Audits" series. They can learn about the impact on audits, attest engagements, revenue recognition, financial statement presentation and disclosure, and more.

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Early Bird Pricing for CPE Discount Programs Available Until May 31!

Your CPAs can purchase the discount programs below for early-bird pricing (by May 31) by visiting PICPA's Course Discounts webpage.

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$1,449 Early bird price until May 31!

  • Valid for 80 credits
  • May be used on in-person seminars and conferences, webinars, webcasts, On-Demand (self-study) sessions, and most local chapter CPE programs
  • Simplified course registration

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$549 Early bird price until May 31!

  • Unlimited webinars and self-study
  • Thousands of webinars and self-study available
  • NEW! No Limits - Gov. Tom Wolf lifted credit restrictions for online learning for this biennial reporting period.

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Pennsylvania CPA Foundation

CPA Exam Testing Update

Prometric has resumed testing for CPA candidates at centers where government regulations and guidelines allow. Social distancing guidelines and other safety measures will be implemented.

Visit Prometric for current and future site openings.

Notice to Schedule (NTS) Extensions
Candidates with NTS expiration dates between April 1, 2020, and Dec. 30, 2020, will be extended until Dec. 31, 2020.

Please review NASBA's NTS extensions.

Exam Credit Extensions
Due to the COVID-19 emergency disaster declaration in Pennsylvania, a waiver was granted on the requirement that CPA candidates must complete all parts of the CPA Exam within an 18-month period. Candidates whose exam credits expire during the time of the emergency declaration will be granted an extension which lasts for the duration of the emergency plus 180 days from the end of the emergency. There is no end date set for the emergency declaration as of now.

To request this extension:
Please email the State Board at st-accountancy@pa.gov and include an explanation of your request, which sections and why, and a copy of most recent score notice or screen-shot of dashboard which shows expiration dates.

"Pass Now"

Pennsylvania CPA Foundation's Pass Now program is designed to support minority CPA Exam candidates with studying for and passing the CPA Exam. Do you know somebody who could excel through this free partnership program? Encourage them to apply by June 15, 2020. 



Free Tool of the Month: Overview of SBA Loans

The economic landscape for many small businesses has changed dramatically because of COVID-19. If your business has been affected, loans from the Small Business Administration (SBA) may be able to help you stay afloat, pay your employees, and cover other expenses. Use this side-by-side SBA loan overview comparison to analyze your options.

This tool is an example of the turnkey practice management tools and resources PCPS delivers. Find out if you are already a PCPS member or register for a virtual tour to learn more.

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