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

  • 2023 Legislative Session Preview

    by Mike Nelson | Dec 02, 2022
    With the 2022 elections behind us, we adjust our focus to the 2023 Legislative Session. As we prepare for the launch of the session, WSCPA members will be meeting with legislators in Olympia during Hill Day on January 19 to discuss key matters expected to come before the legislature.
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    Hill Day 2023

    by WSCPA | Dec 01, 2022
    Join us in Olympia on January 19 for one of the year's most important advocacy events. This upcoming legislative session will be the first in-person session since 2020 and will be our first Hill Day in three years due to COVID-19.
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    A Margin Tax for Washington: Where Are We Now?

    by Mike Nelson | Oct 31, 2022
    The Tax Structure Work Group is considering recommending that the legislature replace Washington State's B&O tax with what many are calling a Texas-style margin tax. How close is this to becoming a reality? Mike Nelson, WSCPA Manager of Government Affairs, takes a look at the current state of the margin tax proposal.
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    Summer Advocacy is Heating Up

    by Mike Nelson | Aug 17, 2022
    While the profession has navigated through the health and economic turmoil of the last few years, the WSCPA Advocacy Team has spent the last several months monitoring the legislative session and preparing for the future.
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    Reconciliation Bill Deadline Looms in Congress – Potential Impact on Corporations

    by WSCPA | Jul 20, 2022
    As negotiations continue on the fast-approaching reconciliation bill, the AICPA remains active in its advocacy efforts, which includes pushing back on the implementation of a minimum book income tax on corporations. With a deadline of September 30, there is little time to pass a bill and sign it into law.
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