Peace, Baltimore

Posted By: Bill Sheridan on April 28, 2015 in Uncategorized
“I believe much trouble and blood would be saved if we opened our hearts more.” ― Chief Joseph Be safe, everyone. Here’s to peace, justice, healing, and better days. Here’s to you, Baltimore.    

MACPA Annual Meeting set for June 18 — cast your votes live or online

Posted By: Bill Sheridan on April 23, 2015 in Leadership / Management&Training & CPE
The MACPA is getting ready to elect a new slate of leaders to its Board of Directors, and as always, members are invited to join in the fun. The 2015-16 lineup of volunteer MACPA leadership will be elected during the association’s Annual Meeting, scheduled to be held in conjunction with a spring town hall meeting / professional issues update on June 18 at the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery Campus in Rockville. Get complete details and register here. If you can’t attend in person,...

The "Why" behind the Anticipatory CPA

By now you have seen or heard about our work with Dan Burrus, a world-renowned technology forecaster, innovation expert, and New York Times best-selling author, to create a ground-breaking learning system to teach CPAs and accounting and finance professionals the critical competency of anticipation.   
People don't buy what you do, they buy WHY you do what you do -Simon Sinek
Many are excited about this program and many are asking why are we doing this? I want...

Maryland's 2015 legislative victories underscore the value of associations

For anyone asking if associations are still relevant, the Maryland Association of CPAs has an emphatic, one-word answer: Yes. The MACPA and its members drove that point home during the 2015 session of Maryland’s General Assembly. With considerable support from the MACPA, the state’s lawmakers passed a pair of bills that were high on CPAs’ legislative agenda, each of which provides some important protections for CPAs who do work in Maryland. * The first (House Bill 878 / Senate...

Maryland CPAs declare victory for 2015 legislative session

Posted By: Tom Hood on April 14, 2015 in Legislative / Regulatory
Last night at midnight, House Speaker, Michael Busch, proclaimed "sine die"  as the 2015 legislative session ended for another year. Confetti and ballons come down as the 435th session drew to a close and Maryland CPAs declared victory and a successful legislative agenda that started on Janurary 29th with record attendance at CPA Day.
No man's life, liberty or happiness are safe when the legislature is in session. -Mark Twain
Tom Hood and Mary Beth Halpern report on the...

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