Stay competitive and in compliance by attending WSCPA conferences. We bring subject matter experts from across the country to keep you up-to-date on the topics that matter most to your work.


Governmental Accounting & Auditing Conference

April 27-28 | Webcast | 16 Credits
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Keep up with new standards, as well as current trends affecting local government agencies. Experts will provide essential guidance to help you stay in compliance with standards and share advice on the latest technologies. Register today, and prepare to make great strides in governmental A&A. Register now.


International Tax Conference

May 27 | Webcast | 8 Credits

Some say the world is shrinking due to technology and globalization. The world is also becoming more complex. The International Tax Conference will highlight the new laws, rules and trends affecting your international tax practice. Recognized experts in this field will share practical information that CPAs, tax advisors, attorneys, financial officers, and other tax professionals need to know to advise clients in today’s global economy. 

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Washington State Tax Conference

June 2 | Webcast | 8 Credits
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2021 brings changes in the federal administration, global pandemic, and the economy. Legislators are considering how to protect the future economy. Get updates on Washington state tax laws and Department of Revenue activities along with other significant tax changes as a result of this year’s legislative session. Save the date!


Bottles Brews & Buds Conference

August 5 | Webcast | 8 Credits

Working in wine and spirits? Accounting for ale? Curious about cannabis? Let us help you craft your practice by demystifying the risks and rewards of these rapidly growing industries at this conference! Customize your conference with three CPE tracks. Our nationally-renowned instructors will distill the latest updates into engaging sessions full of local flavor. Connect, share insights, and expand your network with other CPAs from your state and beyond your your field. Open your mind to bold new possibilities in accounting. Save the date!

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Farm Tax Conference

August 12 | Webcast | 8 Credits
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The agriculture industry is growing increasingly complex. Make sure you are aware of the unique opportunities and pitfalls affecting your clients. The Farm Tax Conference will give you a forum to discuss current issues affecting your farm and ranch clients.


Women's Leadership Summit

September 23 | Live and Webcast | 8 Credits

Empower women, empower others. Walk away from the Women’s Leadership Summit inspired, connected and equipped with new leadership tools. Current and future leaders will engage on the topics that matter to professional women like you. Don’t miss out—save the date!

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Pacific Tax Institute

October 21-22 | Live and Webcast | 16 Credits
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Prepare to advise your clients through the next round of tax returns! The Pacific Tax Institute, a conference designed for experienced tax professionals, will provide you with comprehensive updates of the most recent federal tax developments. Maximize your ability to reduce your clients' liabilities with the many strategies you will learn at this in-depth conference.


Not-For-Profit & Health Care Conference

November 17-18 | Live and Webcast | 16 Credits

Not-for-profit and health care professionals are masters of doing the most with limited resources. Get guidance on best practices from professionals in your industry, Plus, catch up on new and current regulations and connect with colleagues at this must-attend event!

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Spark Technology Conference

December 8-9 | Live and/or Webcast | 8 Credits
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Technology can be one of your best tools, your biggest opportunity, or your overwhelming obstacle. There are many now mainstream technologies designed to enable and advance your organization. Learn from real-life examples of streamlined processes and how technology enables better collaboration and communication between staff and clients. Save the date!


Fraud Conference

December 9 | Live and Webcast | 8 Credits

Every year fraudsters invent new ways of preying on businesses and individuals. Stay one step ahead by attending the Fraud Conference. Explore the most recent fraud trends, ripped directly from the headlines, and identify the risks and best practices for protecting your clients from today’s threats.

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Why attend a WSCPA Conference?

  • Find your niche. Keep up to date. Conferences offer opportunities to explore emerging trends, issues and strategies in niche accounting or taxation areas.
  • Build your network. Meet colleagues who share your interests and can help you work through your challenges. 
  • Multiple speakers. Multiple topics. Conferences give you access to multiple speakers, who each present a high-level update. WSCPA conferences feature nationally-recognized experts or local favorites who are known in their fields. Some conferences allow you to select the concurrent sessions that meet your interests.
  • Prepare to be pampered. No need to worry about meals for the day or parking. That’s covered in your registration! You will enjoy fine cuisine and distinctive refreshments at continental breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks. (In-person events)
  • Members save $100 per conference. Season Tickets may be used for conferences. 

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The Washington Society of CPAs is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of group-live and group-internet-based continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: www.nasbaregistry.org

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