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  • AICPA/KSCPA Women to Watch Awards Special Edition

    November 6, 2014
    The KSCPA publishes a special edition of their newsletter to honor the women nominated for the AICPA/KSCPA Women to Watch Awards. In its fifth year, the KSCPA is pleased to collaborate with the AICPA on this important initiative. The nominees serve as role models and mentors to others, which is vital to sustaining women in our profession.
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    Source: KSCPA
  • 2014 General Election Report - Bright and Carpenter Consulting, Inc.

    November 5, 2014
    Many are calling it a “Clean Sweep.” All of the Republican incumbents held onto their seats in the statewide office races, and five House seats were picked up by Republicans.
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    Source: KSCPA
  • Announcing the Launch of the 2nd Annual Accounting Firm Operations and Technology Survey

    November 5, 2014
    Randy Johnston, CEO, Network Management Group, Inc., and Leslie Garrett, PhD, CEO of Insight Research Group, with guidance from an advisory board comprised of industry thought-leaders, announces the launch of the 2nd Annual Accounting Firm Operations and Technology survey. The survey is designed for accounting professionals working in public practices. The survey will remain open through December 19th, 2014.
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  • KSCPA Leaders Attend AICPA Leadership Conference & Fall Council

    October 30, 2014
    Twelve KSCPA leaders and team members attended the 2014 CPA/SEA Leadership Conference and AICPA Fall Meeting of Council. This is the largest representation from Kansas, demonstrating the increased visibility and commitment to our profession. "This is a great profession" was heard many times throughout the meetings and "innovation" was heard as necessary for the profession to maintain it's brand and to retain the new generations looking to enter the profession.
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    Source: KSCPA
  • AICPA Launches Global Management Accounting Principles

    October 30, 2014
    Arleen Thomas, Senior Vice President, Management Accounting and Global Markets announced the launching of Global Management Accounting Principles at the 2014 Fall Meeting of Council. "We created these Principles with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants to establish global consistency of the management accounting function. CEOs, CFOs, academics, regulators, government bodies and other professionals in 20 countries on five continents contributed to their development, giving the Principles relevance in organizations large and small, public and private across the globe. It is my firm belief that businesses and governments will be better with the Principles in place and investors and the public can have more confidence in the actions they take."
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    Source: AICPA
  • New Revenue Recognition Standard: Build Your Implementation Plan Now

    October 14, 2014
    The Financial Accounting Standards Board’s new revenue recognition standard presents the most significant accounting change many veteran CPAs have seen. The standard touches every entity (public and private, including not-for-profit entities) that reports under U.S. GAAP and will require CPAs to reexamine the underlying economics of large numbers of established business practices. The new standard applies to most transactions and contracts with customers except for leases, insurance contracts, most financial instruments and guarantees (other than product or service warranties).
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    Source: AICPA
  • Metro Chapter Newsletter - 2014-2015

    September 12, 2014
    Annual Newsletter for the Metro Chapter of the Kansas Society of CPAs
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    Source: KSCPA
  • Apply for a KSCPA Task Force Today

    August 22, 2014
    All members are invited to serve on a KSCPA task force. To apply complete and submit the form.
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    Source: KSCPA
  • KSCPA Hosts AICPA Accounting Scholars Leadership Workshop - July 10-12, 2014 - Overland Park

    August 19, 2014
    The KSCPA had the honor of hosting the AICPA’s Accounting Scholars Leadership Workshop at the Sheraton in Overland Park July 10-12, 2014. The AICPA Accounting Scholars Leadership Workshop is an annual invitational program for minority accounting students who plan to pursue the CPA designation.
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    Source: KSCPA
  • 2014 Board Retreat - July 31- August 1, 2014 - Colorado Springs

    August 19, 2014
    2014 KSCPA Board Retreat a Success

    This is a transition time of year when outgoing, incoming, current, and ex officio members of the KSCPA Board of Directors gather at the annual strategic planning retreat. Our Board Chair, Melinda Hitz, chose the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs, CO with the CEO of the Maryland Association of CPAs and Business Learning Institute, Tom Hood, serving as facilitator. The location was not only attractive as a location for the retreat, but also a great place for families. Despite the rain, while planning was underway, family members were able to enjoy the many activities at the Resort and in Colorado Springs.
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    Source: KSCPA