The WashingtonCPA is a quarterly magazine produced by the WSCPA for its members. The magazine includes articles on various accounting, tax, and professional development topics, as well as profiles of individual WSCPA members and a fun crossword!

Below, you'll find the most recent magazine articles formatted for the web.

The WashingtonCPA Articles

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    Advocacy’s Greatest Asset

    by Ashley Kittrell | Nov 08, 2017
    There is no doubt that technology is changing the business world as we know it including the accounting profession. Cloud-based software and technologies have transformed accounting programs and practices. In a continuously changing profession, your participation continues to be the most valuable aspect of the WSCPA’s advocacy strategy.
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    Should You Worry About Blockchain?

    by Hitendra R. Patil | Nov 08, 2017
    Social media. Big data. Automation. Artificial intelligence. Machine learning. Just when you thought technology’s impact on the accounting profession couldn’t get any more disruptive, here comes blockchain. As a CPA, should you worry about blockchain? Let us examine.
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    What Is Blockchain Technology and How Does It Work?

    by Hitendra Patil | Nov 08, 2017
    There's a lot of buzz about how Blockchain technology will affect the accounting profession. But, what is a block? How can the technology be secure? How does blockchain technology validate transactions? Read on for details.
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    Washington Trust Accounting

    by David Keene | Nov 03, 2017
    Accounting for trusts is often more complex than you may think, even if you are just doing the tax return. Find out which state laws you need to be familiar with to distinguish principal versus income.
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    Celebrating the Future of the Profession: The Washington CPA Foundation Awards $300,000 in Scholarships!

    by Jackie Davidson, CPA, CGMA | Aug 14, 2017
    On May 18th, the Washington CPA Foundation honored Foundation Circle Contributors and the 60 accounting students that received scholarships for the 2017-18 school year.
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Read the Digital Version of The WashingtonCPA

Below, find the full digital version of the most recent issue of The WashingtonCPA, as well as a link to the full magazine archive.

Winter 2019

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Digital versions of The WashingtonCPA are hosted by Issuu. Click here for the full archive.

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