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Wisconsin Legislature Closes Loophole

State Board Report May 2014 Thanks to the coordinated efforts of the Wisconsin Board of Accountancy, the Wisconsin State Society of CPAs, NASBA and the AICPA, legislation was passed in April that has kept CPAs in Wisconsin substantially equivalent to others in the U.S. This legislative outcome was a response to Wisconsin Act 114, passed…

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Bridging the Legislative Exclusion Gap

State Board Report March 2014 The legislative process usually leaves Boards of Accountancy looking in from the outside, observed John W. Johnson, NASBA Director of Legislative and Governmental Affairs, at the meeting in Savannah. He explained that in the time that he has been with NASBA he has been working to bridge what he terms…

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NASBA Gearing Up for 2014 Sessions

State Board Report December 2013 With 12 jurisdictions in session year-round (District of Columbia, Guam, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and Wisconsin), and another 28 convening in January, NASBA has been monitoring 2013 legislation as well as pre-filed legislation for 2014. In addition, 26 legislatures work…

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NASBA Launches Legislative Tracking System

Author: Donny Burkett, CPA, Board Effectiveness and Legislative Support Committee Chair
Posted: April 30, 2013

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Legislative Alerts on NASBA Site

State Board Report April 2013 Looking for legislation of interest to your State Board of Accountancy? Take a look at NASBA’s Legislative Tracking System, as customized by NASBA Director of Legislative Affairs John Johnson. “The system NASBA is using searches for accountant-specific bills that fit at least one of seven profiles,” said Mr. Johnson, who…

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Reports on OK, GA and WY Legislation

State Board Report November 2012 NASBA Director of Legislative and Governmental Affairs John Johnson led an Annual Meeting panel discussing legislative issues that three boards had faced during the past year and a measurement tool that the State Board Relevance and Effectiveness Committee is designing. Carlos Johnson (OK) presented a summary of the work of…

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GA Joint Task Force Works for Board

State Board Report October 2012 A joint task force has been formed to try to strengthen the Georgia Board of Accountancy at a time when the state is looking for ways to bring more state agencies under an umbrella organization. A task force of the Georgia Society of CPAs is working in conjunction with Secretary…

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John Johnson to Head Legislative Support

State Board Report May 2012 As of June 1, John W. Johnson will become NASBA's Director of Legislative Affairs. He is the former executive director of the Florida Board of Public Accountancy (2002-2006) and has most recently served as the director of governmental affairs for the Florida Institute of CPAs, monitoring both state and federal…

Written on May 31, 2012 at 10:00 am, by

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NASBA Names Director of Legislative Affairs

In this new position, John Johnson will create a multifaceted, national legislative program to assist NASBA's member boards. NASHVILLE, TN (May 9, 2012) — The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), an association dedicated to enhancing the effectiveness of the 55 state boards of accountancy, is pleased to announce that John W. Johnson…

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