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KyCPA empowers CPAs of today and tomorrow!

KyCPA is a professional network of over 4,600 members. Make sure to visit this page often; new events, information and resources for members will be introduced throughout the year.

CPE

CPE

In a recent survey, 64 percent of members surveyed said that our CPE was one of the top three reasons they joined the Society. Our catalog is extensive, with 37 simulcasts, 13 conferences, 110 seminars, 300+ on-demand courses and 6,000+ webinars covering 20 fields of study. Members receive discounted rates on CPE.

Free CPE:  Members may also take advantage of selected webcasts each month for free. Click here to view selected free webcasts.

Click here to learn more about KyCPA CPE.

News and information

News

If you need your news fast, follow us on social media. 

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E-newsletters: We have monthly e-newsletters that you may subscribe to in your MyKyCPA profile. The Kentucky CPA Online is for members in public practice and is sent on the third Wednesday each month. The Business and Industry e-newsletter and College Accounting Educator e-newsletter and student e-newsletter are sent the fourth Wednesday of each month. Visit your member profile to receive these publications. 

KyCPA website: The news section includes important updates and an information portal with links to general accounting, licensing/regulatory and tax resources. Links to articles published in The Kentucky CPA Journal are also included in the news section.   

Print news more your thing? As a member, you automatically get the Kentucky CPA Journal, a print magazine featuring articles written by CPAs for CPAs including content from some of our most popular speakers. 

 

Advocacy

Advocacy

Our passion for CPAs is most evident in our advocacy. As a member of KyCPA you gain close access to lawmakers that impact the profession through an aggressive government affairs division that includes staff and contract lobbyists, a political action committee (PAC) and a key contact program. KyCPA members are invited each year to attend CPA Day at the Capitol.

During the legislative session, members receive weekly legislative updates from Frankfort. KyCPA advocates reviewed bills, meets with legislators and joins forces with other business organizations to ensure your interests are represented.

Want to make more of a difference? With the KyCPA-PAC, your donations help elect business-minded legislators who support our position on issues significant to the CPA profession. By pooling our resources, together we can ensure the accounting profession continues to have a strong presence in Kentucky's legislative and regulatory activities.

Part of our success in Frankfort comes from our key contact program. If you have a relationship with a state or federal lawmaker, you can help us advocate further as a key contact. Nothing influences a legislator more than hearing from a friend or constituent. Your assistance is crucial to personalizing and localizing the political impact of state and federal legislation.

Check out the advocacy section.

 

We want you to succeed

Networking

There’s always something going on at KyCPA. We make it our mission to plan events, networking opportunities and member value programs that help you excel. Whether you want to spend more time with your family, explore Kentucky industry, expand your social circle or just save some money, the Society has something for you.

You will probably hear about things like “Industry Insider”, “Family Fun Day” or "Women's Networking Event" which are free member events created to help our CPAs meet their goals. In a recent survey, 49 percent of our members surveyed said that work/life balance was a critical professional challenge. Family Fun Day is the perfect solution. Grab your kids and enjoy a day on KyCPA including food, drinks and entertainment. Check out these photos from our last Family Fun Day.

Need some adult time or want to network? Industry Insider provides an in-depth look at some incredible businesses across the state such as Bluegrass Stockyards in Lexington and UPS in Louisville.

Another opportunity to relax, learn and get to know each other is at a Women's Networking Event. These events include a small reception with drinks and appetizers. The best part is...it’s totally free.

The more you get involved with KyCPA, the more you should think about volunteering. We have more than 20 committees that help plan conferences and events in their subject area year-round. No matter what you are interested in, one of our committees will fit your passion in and out of the profession.

You may also volunteer by being part of a discussion panel or helping with mock interviews at College Leadership Institute. Consider writing an article for the Kentucky CPA Journal or an e-newsletter article. You may share your expertise by being a subject matter expert for a CPE course.

Other membership perks include our CPA referral service, online member directory, employment resources, discounts on purchases and insurance products. Check these out and let us know if you have any questions.

Make sure to watch your inbox and your social media to know when we schedule events year-round.

 

Firm Membership Benefits

Firm members are entitled to certain member benefits. These include but are not limited to:

  • Firm membership gives firm employees access to the KyCPA health insurance plan
  • Access to the convenience of group billing, whereby the firm receives only one bill for every KyCPA member
  • Special pricing on educational programming for non-CPA staff employed by a firm