• Professional Issues: Changes on the Horizon

    by William A. Simer, CPA | Feb 03, 2016
    During the past several months, members of the WSCPA Board of Directors and professional staff have visited the Society’s chapters throughout the state to present professional issues updates. It has been great to renew old friendships, and make new ones, with colleagues that we’ve met and to see the chapters’ work in action. If you haven’t been able to attend an update in your chapter area, here are some highlights.
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  • Setting Professional Goals for 2016

    by Monette Anderson | Jan 13, 2016
    This year when you sit down to think about your personal resolutions, do you plan on spending any time setting your professional goals? You may be mentally checking this off if you do this as part of your company’s annual performance appraisal, but put down that imaginary red pen and really think about it...
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  • How Listening Can Help Improve Client Relationships in Accounting

    by Becker CPA Review | Jan 12, 2016
    In a business setting, being able to effectively listen to clients can go a long way in understanding their needs, addressing their situations and providing the best service. In accounting, listening is one of the most important aspects of a client relationship, as you are dealing with financial records and other elements that could affect their livelihood and financial future...
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  • Everything You Need to Know About Applying for a $5,000 Accounting Scholarship

    by Monette Anderson, Academic Relations Coordinator | Jan 12, 2016
    Did you know the Washington CPA Foundation is giving out 40 $5,000 scholarships? If you’ve been so occupied with acing fall quarter accounting classes, researching the CPA exam requirements or rocking your BAP leadership role that this is the first you’re hearing of it, you still have about a month to apply for the WA CPA Scholarship and score your share of $200,000...
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  • We Need Your Help Now More Than Ever!

    by Kimberly Scott, CAE | Nov 18, 2015
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