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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    Hill Day: The View from a Young Professional

    by Jillian Robison, CPA | Apr 23, 2018
    The WSCPA held its first WSCPA Hill Day in Olympia in January. Jillian Robison, CPA, Spokane Chapter Chair, shares her experience learning about WSCPA advocacy and meeting with legislators during her first visit to Olympia.
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    2018 Legislative Session Recap

    by Ashley Kittrell | Mar 30, 2018
    The 2018 Legislative Session sped by with the Legislature intent on passing supplemental budgets, reaching a final solution for the McCleary and Hirst mandates, and navigating several high profile issues. Along the way, the WSCPA celebrated the passage of two bills and kept its ear to the ground for proposals affecting the CPA profession.
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    "The Greatest Bill in the History of Great Bills"

    by Ashley Kittrell | Mar 30, 2018
    One of over three hundred bills that passed during the 60-day legislative session, House Bill 2468 is a groundbreaking initiative towards cross-border mobility between British Columbia and Washington accounting firms.
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    Advocacy Team Celebrates Legislative Victory

    by Ashley Kittrell | Mar 16, 2018
    Governor Inslee recently signed into law ESSB 5928 providing immunity to financial institutions and the CPA profession from state criminal prosecution solely for providing services to licensed marijuana businesses.
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    Calling All CPAs—You Should Run for Office

    by Jeff Shaffer | Mar 07, 2018
    Have you considered running for political office but don't know where to start? Running for office can be a fulfilling endeavor and can put you in a position to make real change in your community. Regardless of political affiliation, the need for experienced CPAs in government is at an all-time high.
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