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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    Member Profile: Chad Daw, CPA

    by Cory Wilmarth | Feb 22, 2018
    WSCPA member Chad Daw, CPA, is a senior audit associate at Sweeney Conrad PS in Bellevue. Read his inspiring story about how he found and developed his passion for math and his desires for work that would allow him to help others.
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    Member Profile: Gilbert Plascencia, CPA

    by Luke Thompson | Feb 22, 2018
    WSCPA member, Gilbert Plascencia, CPA, of Alegria & Company PS in Yakima, hiked the Pacific Crest Trail in 2017, the "Year of Fire and Ice", and found a new perspective he won't soon forget. Read his very inspiring story.
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    2018 Advocacy Outlook

    by Ashley Kittrell | Jan 12, 2018
    Get involved with WSCPA advocacy. Whether you contribute to the CPAPAC, write for All Things Advocacy, or become a Key Contact, your participation is needed and valued. Relationships need to be cultivated and your voice for the profession needs to be heard at both the state and federal level.
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    Winter 2018 Crossword Puzzle

    by WSCPA | Jan 10, 2018
    Do you like crossword puzzles? The WSCPA is trying out something new in The Washington CPA - a fun section!
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    Cognitive Technologies and the Impact on Audits

    by Alissa Wuerfel, CPA, and Anthony Sikora, CPA, KPMG LLP | Jan 05, 2018
    Data produced in the world is growing at a rapid pace. This raises a number of challenges for many businesses, including how to protect and manage that data. But it also creates a potential advantage for auditors who are able to harness technology in order to collect, transform, and analyze data while enhancing audit quality.
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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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