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  • Feb 04, 2021

    Black History Month Spotlight: John W. Cromwell, Jr.

    John W. Cromwell, Jr. in 1921 became the first Black American to earn the designation of CPA.
  • Feb 04, 2021

    PODCAST: What you need to know during COVID

    While the arrival of vaccines is encouraging, the world is still in the midst of a pandemic impacting almost every aspect of people’s personal and professional lives. Since the spring OSCPA has covered the pandemic extensively and in this week’s episode of The State of Business, we’re highlighting previous episodes on how to handle the changes both personally and professionally.
  • Feb 04, 2021

    CPA love story: A decade in the making

    In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re highlighting Ohio accounting couples the month of February. Find out how they met, their first impressions and how accounting factors into their love story.
  • Feb 04, 2021

    OSCPA-led bill addresses state PPP deductibility

    Ohio lawmakers heard testimony Feb. 2 on emergency legislation championed by The Ohio Society of CPAs that would – among other things – ensure that expenses paid with forgiven Paycheck Protection Plan loans become deductible for state income tax purposes. OSCPA has taken the lead on this issue and was the only business group asked to testify at the hearing.
  • Feb 04, 2021

    January Top 10: PPP and tax season take over January

    Tax season is among us! Last month, CPA Takeaways readers were most interested in articles regarding the PPP and tax season, with seven making it into OSCPAs top content from January.
  • Feb 04, 2021

    Optimize your firm for M&A growth transactions

    CPA firms are considering how mergers and acquisitions might factor into their futures – particularly post-COVID.
  • Jan 28, 2021

    PODCAST: Lampner sheds light on PPP

    The second round of Paycheck Protection Program funding is open, and while many details have been clarified since last year, there are still areas that need consideration.
  • Jan 28, 2021

    Tax Season Digest: What tax practitioners need to know

    OSCPA Tax policy Director Greg Saul shares items of interest that crossed his desk this week.
  • Jan 28, 2021

    Introducing: OSCPA Membership Referral Program

    The Ohio Society of CPAs has launched a membership referral program to reward YOU for sharing the Society with your peers!
  • Jan 28, 2021

    Tax Season’s must-have resources

    Be prepared with the right tools this tax season. Don't miss your opportunity to receive a complimentary copy of the 2021 Federal Tax Key Facts and Figures card.
  • Jan 28, 2021

    COVID-19 and PPP webinars now available

    Learn the knowledge you need to navigate the Paycheck Protection program and fallout from COVID-19. With multiple times being offered, now is the time to enroll in these courses and be better equipped for your day-to-day responsibilities.
  • Jan 28, 2021

    The long-term impact of growing debts and deficits

    The growing U.S. debt is an often-cited figure, but it’s valuable to consider how that number will affect American citizens in tangible terms.
  • Jan 21, 2021

    PODCAST: National Society of Black CPAs ready to "move the needle" on diversity

    Disappointed at the lack of Black CPAs in accounting, Shannon Nash, CPA, Esq. and her peers decided last year to contribute to the effort to increase diversity in the profession.
  • Jan 21, 2021

    Town Hall recap: PPP2 funding, legislative update and more

    The profession has been at an inflection point for almost a year, and CPAs play a pivotable part in the solution to economic recovery, OSCPA CEO and president Scott Wiley, CAE, said last week at the Society’s Town Hall session. Wiley was joined by Lisa Simpson, CPA, CGMA, vice president firm services at the AICPA and Erik Asgeirsson, CEO of CPA.com to discuss the Paycheck Protection Program, the CPA business funding portal, provide a legislative update and answer questions from the audience.
  • Jan 21, 2021

    SBA releases trove of PPP guidance and forms

    An 18-page PDF detailing how Paycheck Protection Program borrowers should calculate revenue reduction and maximum loan amounts for second-draw PPP loans was just one of the many PPP-related documents released this week by the U.S. Small Business Administration and Treasury.
  • Jan 15, 2021

    Individual CPAs may now apply for .cpa domain

    The AICPA announced this week that individual licensed CPAs may now apply for a web address under the new .cpa restricted internet domain for the accounting profession.
  • Jan 14, 2021

    Feds issue new PPP guidance

    The U.S. Small Business Administration and Treasury Department this week issued new guidance on the Paycheck Protection Program.
  • Jan 14, 2021

    OSCPA board member shares lessons learned during pandemic

    The pandemic forcing the shift to an almost completely virtual experience created a learning curve for everyone, and Rick Fedorovich, CPA, executive chairman at Bober Markey Fedorovich, said he’s learned some valuable lessons over the course of 10 months.
  • Jan 14, 2021

    You’ve Got Mail: BWC and ODJFS are sending 1099-G forms

    BWC issued three rounds of “dividend checks” in 2020, most recently $5 billion in December, money which OSCPA has just learned could potentially be subject to the income tax and CAT. As a result, BWC will be mailing the IRS Form 1099-G to businesses.
  • Jan 14, 2021

    OSCPA member graduates from AICPA Leadership Academy

    Each year, the AICPA selects 30 professionals with a strong ethic of leadership and service to participate in their annual Leadership Academy. Among the 30 participants who took part last fall is OSCPA member and Toledo City Council Member Katie Moline, CPA.