Advocacy

The WSCPA is the only organization in Washington State that represents the CPA profession at both the federal and state level. We are dedicated to providing you with useful resources, opportunities to participate in advocacy, and updates on proposed legislation and changes to regulation.

The WSCPA seeks to adhere to five guiding principles in its advocacy efforts:

  • Protect both the CPA designation and the accounting profession.
  • Uphold the highest ethical standards of the profession.
  • Serve as a resource to legislators and committees on legislation affecting the accounting profession.
  • Provide relevant, salient information to members.
  • Maintain transparency for both decision makers and the profession.

Successful advocacy and sound policy require a collective, collaborative effort, and with your help, we will continue providing just that. The WSCPA Advocacy Center is the source to help you keep track of proposed changes to laws and regulations, contact legislators, and be an active volunteer. Watch for advocacy news and updates here in the WSCPA's advocacy blog All Things Advocacy, in the Short Form and The Advocate email newsletters, and The WashingtonCPA magazine. Learn more about these resources and how you can get involved below!

Advocacy News & Highlights

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What issues are the legislature taking up that may impact the profession? Here is your source for legislative updates and news.

Become an Advocate

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Your voice and expertise can make a difference. If you want to have a hand in shaping Washington's accounting legislation, we want to hear from you.

Support the CPAPAC

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The CPAPAC is a key component of the WSCPA’s advocacy. This tool amplifies the WSCPA's voice in Olympia, and is fueled by member contributions.

Regulatory Resources

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Access downloadable resources like tax guides, briefs, and whitepapers regarding salient issues.

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ABOUT WSCPA

The Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants is the only organization in the state of Washington dedicated to serving the professional needs of CPAs, educating consumers about CPAs and the services they provide, and encouraging students to study accounting and enter the profession.

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902 140th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98005-3480

  • (P) 425-644-4800
  • (F) 425-562-8853

The WSCPA's business hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.