Advocacy

Advocacy

The WSCPA's goal is to provide members with the most current news and advocacy resources. Find news and updates on a variety of issues such as legislation, proposals, and changes to regulation here on the WSCPA advocacy blog, All Things Advocacy.

All Things Advocacy

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    The Latest in Advocacy: DOR Business Advisory Council, Hill Day 2019, and CPAPAC

    by Ashley Kittrell | Oct 19, 2018
    The WSCPA is excited to announce that three WSCPA members have been appointed to the Business Advisory Council, recently formed by the Department of Revenue. Each member brings years of expertise and experience and will provide valuable feedback and insight.
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    Disaster Relief: Preparing for the Unknown

    by Ashley Kittrell | Oct 03, 2018
    Disasters are an unfortunate reality of life that you can never fully prepare for. Knowing that there are safeguards in place both as a CPA and taxpayer can ease the recovery process. The AICPA has made several recommendations to the IRS for effective disaster relief tax provisions.
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    Department of Revenue Releases Guidance Post Wayfair

    by Ashley Kittrell | Aug 09, 2018
    The U.S. Supreme Court decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. allows states to require out-of-state retailers to collect sales tax. While there are still unknown implications, the Department of Revenue recently issued several statements on this issue.
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    IRS Releases Guidance on Section 199A

    by Ashley Kittrell | Aug 08, 2018
    Tax practitioners have been waiting for guidance from the IRS regarding the qualified business income deduction section since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was passed last fall. This morning, regulations for Section 199A have been released.
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    Advocacy at Work: The Greatest Bill in the History of Great Bills

    by Ashley Kittrell | Aug 07, 2018
    Despite what Schoolhouse Rock would have you believe, passing legislation is not an easy task. Bracing from a long 2017 session that lasted 105 days and three additional special sessions each 30 days long, the legislature prepared itself for 60 days of nonstop activity, fearing another ominous series of special sessions if they failed to pass supplemental budgets and resolve key issues such as McCleary and Hirst.
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