Colorado Department of Revenue Update on Computer Conversion and More

On June 14, CSCPA CEO Mary Medley met with Richard Giardini, Taxpayer Service Division Director with the Colorado Department of Revenue, to discuss the following, ongoing issues Colorado CPAs and their clients are experiencing in the processing of individual tax returns. Many of these issues are related to the Department’s conversion in fall, 2009, to … Continue reading

Preparing for Your Legacy: The Importance of Creating an Estate Plan

If you died tomorrow, how would your money and assets be distributed? According to a recent survey of young CPA professionals by the Colorado Society of CPAs, the state will decide the answer to this important question for nearly three-quarters of survey respondents. Joyce Nakamura, Esq., member, Hall & Evans, LLC, Denver, says those statistics … Continue reading

Want2bCPA.org

Check it out! The CSCPA has recently launched a new Web site just for students, Want2bCPA.org. The Web site contains a plethora of information for students contemplating a career in accounting and those who have already made that declaration. The key navigation areas are: What is Accounting, How Do I Get Started, What’s Required to … Continue reading

Update on the Colorado Department of Revenue – January 27, 2010

Many thanks to those of you who provided examples of issues you’ve encountered with the Colorado Department of Revenue. On January 12, CSCPA CEO Mary Medley and CSCPA member Bruce M. Nelson, also a tax instructor in the CSCPA CPE program, met with Colorado Department of Revenue Executive Director Roxy Huber, Deputy Director Tim Weber, … Continue reading

Member Services Director Weelans to Retire

Each year, Dec. 31 marks the end of a year. But Dec. 31, 2009, will be a little different. This year, it marks a beginning instead. On that date, Andrea Weelans, member services director and executive director for the Educational Foundation of the CSCPA, will begin her retirement after more than 22 years with the … Continue reading

Video: Chair Ron Seigneur Gives a Professional Issues Update

2009 CSCPA Leadership Council Meeting Alert

In planning for the new fiscal year, the CSCPA Board of Directors, like many boards, companies, institutions, and organizations, faced significant budget challenges. It weighed carefully where to invest membership dues dollars to maximize benefits and minimize costs in this challenging economic environment. Among its cost-cutting initiatives was the Board’s decision to suspend the Leadership … Continue reading

New Year, New Chair: Meet Ron Seigneur, CPA

Roots in the Heartland and an Audience with The King At one point in his life, Ron Seigneur, MBA, CPA, ABV, CFF, CVA, thought he was heading into his family’s restaurant business. He even went to Michigan State University (MSU) to get a degree in hotel, restaurant, and institutional management. His plans were derailed when … Continue reading