Become A CPA

Become A CPA

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    Student Member Spotlight: Rigoberto "Rigo" Garcia

    by Paul Carboni | Aug 26, 2016
    Today we're introducing you to one of Washington's most promising, up-and-coming CPAs: Rigoberto "Rigo" Garcia. An active student member, Washington CPA Foundation scholarship recipient, and Tacoma Chapter member, the WSCPA is proud to count Rigo among its members.
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    New Job Survival Guide: A Student's Guide to Landing on Your Feet

    by Monette Anderson | Aug 25, 2016
    With many graduates starting at firms this fall, I wanted to put together some quick tips to make sure you have a smooth transition at your new gig. Here’s what you can do to ensure that you are welcomed into the fold and make the most of your new professional experience.
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    Summer Board Chair Column: You Don't Have to Go it Alone!

    by Dave Miniken, CPA, CGMA, WSCPA Chair for 2016-2017 | Aug 18, 2016
    Considering how to remain competitive during this period of significant change can seem daunting, but the great news is that you don’t have to go it alone as you transition toward being a high-performing Firm of the Future.
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    The WSCPA's Search for New President/CEO is Underway

    by Rich Jones, CPA, CGMA, President & CEO of WSCPA | Aug 15, 2016
    In my last column I announced that I would be retiring after 12 years of service from my position as President and CEO of WSCPA. Task force members have reviewed the job duties, developed the position description, and defined and prioritized key competencies candidates should demonstrate to be successful in the President/CEO position. If you or someone you know might be interested in being considered for this position, I encourage you to apply.
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    CPA Financial Planning: Rewarding in Every Way

    by Lori Pajunen Luck (via AICPA) | Jul 29, 2016
    A client comment last week propelled me back to my business decision 15 years ago to jump in with both feet to the world of CPA financial planning. Pausing on her way out the door after a particularly fruitful discussion, she remarked, “We’ve been together a long time.” It’s been wonderful, for both of us, really. And it’s that way with many of our clients. Shifting our practice to focus more intentionally on financial planning is one of the best decisions I ever made.
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