Immediate Past President and current Tax Chair, Stephen Mankowski, CPA, recently attended the February 2020 IRS NPL meeting. Highlighted topics include: Taxpayer First Act, New Advisory Group for Foreclosure Notices, and IRS Vision 2020.
National Conference of CPA Practitioners (NCCPAP) President Neil H. Fishman, CPA, CFE, FCPA, CAMS, will be speaking on the topic of taxpayer refunds during his interview with Doug Llewelyn (of The People’s Court) on Monday, February 17, 2020 at 4PM EST. The interview will be broadcasted live by Close Up Radio. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 brought significant changes to the law. With the 2020 filing season approaching, taxpayers should be concerned about compliance, now, more than ever.
Immediate Past President and current Tax Chair, Stephen Mankowski, CPA, recently attended the January 2020 IRS NPL and Taxpayer First Act meetings. Highlighted topics include: Enterprise Risk Management, Electronic Signatures, New Director for the Office of Professional Responsibility, and Taxpayer First Act Meetings.
Congratulations to Neil H. Fishman, CPA, CFE, FCPA, CAMS, and NCCPAP President, who follows in the footsteps of other esteemed NCCPAP Presidents acknowledged by Accounting Today in previous years. This prestigious honor is by no means automatic—there’s an extensive questionnaire and years of dedication and credentials that are required for consideration.
NCCPAP Immediate Past President, Stephen Mankowski, CPA, recently attended the November 2019 IRS NPL meeting. Highlights of this month’s meeting include: Disaster Assistance Relief, Identity Protection Program, IRSAC Briefing Book, and the new 2020 W-4.
NCCPAP Gold Awards are not to be taken lightly. In fact, they are only given out every five years. In addition, the previous winner has the responsibility and honor of selecting the new winner or winners. As NCCPAP (the National Conference of CPA Practitioners) continues to celebrate its 40th Anniversary as an organization of ‘CPA practitioners helping CPA practitioners’, two individuals have been recognized for their lifetime achievements not only as CPAs, but also as contributors, advocates, and selfless volunteers to the entire organization. Congratulations to Karen P. Giunta, CPA from Melville, NY and Sanford (Sandy) E. Zinman, CPA in Tarrytown, NY for being recognized as Gold Award Winners for 2019.
The IRS and its Security Summit partners held a series of press conferences on December 2 to urge taxpayers, business and tax professionals to take precautions to better protect their personal and financial data. Neil H. Fishman, CPA, CFE, FCPA, CAMS and Steve Mankowski, CPA represented NCCPAP at the Miami and Philadelphia conferences respectively. This press event was part of National Tax Security Awareness Week, which is taking place from December 2-6, 2019.
Listen to NCCPAP President, Neil H. Fishman, in the Accounting Today podcast below as he shares the main issue that tax preparers should be paying attention to for the 2020 tax season. Neil is joined by Accounting Today’s Editor-in-Chief, Daniel Hood.
The Educational Foundation of the Nassau/Suffolk Chapter of the National Conference of CPA Practitioners (NCCPAP) in conjunction with the IRS New York Field Stakeholder Liaison Unit are proud to present the ever popular 2019 Long Island Tax Professionals Symposium (LITPS) on November 20-22, 2019 at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, New York. This event is considered a ‘must attend’ for tax professionals to learn, mingle, and share stories with other professionals in the Greater New York region.
The organization’s 17th annual gathering is the largest assembly of its kind, attracting more than 700 professional tax practitioners. Featuring more than 80 sessions and 30 exhibitors, the program includes a daily lunch with nationally recognized experts from industry, academia, New York State, and Federal Tax authorities. Highlights of the event include a Federal IRS Case Resolution Room, New York State Resolution Room, and a Free QuickBooks Online Certification Training Session on Friday.
NCCPAP Immediate Past President, Stephen Mankowski, CPA, recently attended the October 2019 IRS NPL meeting. Highlights of this month’s meeting include: IRS Reorganization Plans, Audit Techniques Guides for Expenses, National Tax Security Awareness Week, and Tax Form Updates. View the highlights below.