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Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
  Central Texas Chapter Newsletter
August 2017
TSCPA Cental Texas Chapter
Central Texas Chapter Representatives at the TSCPA Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Left to right:  Dora Dyson, Alton Thiele, Donna Tadlock, Travis Skinner, Lindsey Skinner, Trish Frische, Shelly Spinks, Nancy Miller, Angela Ragan, Michael Brown, Walter Hill & Rebekah North



Travis Skinner, BKD

Travis Skinner

Travis Skinner was recognized as one of the TSCPA's Rising Stars.

Travis is a Director at BKD, LLP.  
Congratulations to Travis and his wife, Lindsey!

For more information about the TSCPA Annual meeting, go to https://www.tscpa.org/about-tscpa/leadership/meeting-reports/annual-meeting-summary

Complete your Ethics CPE Requirements before Year End
Join us October 26, 2017 for Ethic Standards for Texas CPAs
Presented by Charles W. Stanley, Ph.D., CPA

Charles Stanley, Ph.D., CPA

begins at 12:30 pm, Course starts at 1 pm
Texas Life Annex, 1000 Washington Ave, Waco, Texas  76710
4 hours of TSBPA Approved Ethics

Save the Dates:

  • January 17 & 18, 2018 Federal Individual and Business Tax Updates with Blaise Bender, J.D., CPA
  • February 13, 2018 Annual Scholarship Dinner with Accounting Students

A Special Thank You to Community Bank & Trust Wealth Management Office for sponsoring the June 21, 2017 Planned Giving 101 & Real Estate CPE lunch.  Mark Browning from the Texas A&M Foundation was the speaker.

Community Bank & Trust Wealth Management

Left to Right:  Lisa Hull, Jamie Goble, Thad Jennings, Mark Browning,
Neal Stanfield & Jeff Holloman

Help Promote Financial Literacy

TSCPA has added updated resources to ValueYourMoney.org to encourage smart money management and personal financial responsibility. Please promote these values and free resources to your friends and family.

Tell a Student About Membership
If you know a business major who is not yet a TSCPA student member, send him or her to https://txcpa2b.com/ to learn more about becoming a Texas CPA and TSCPA student member. Students who join now will enjoy membership until next May 31, for only $35. Benefits include a $300 discount off Becker CPA exam review courses and other CPA exam review discounts, listing TSCPA membership on their resumes, unrestricted access to the Members Only section of tscpa.org, and more.

Specifically for students members:  Four $250 tuition/book reimbursements, provided by the Accounting Education Foundation, will be awarded through a random drawing in October. To be eligible, students must be valid student members (renewed by Sept. 30), majoring in accounting. 

TSCPA Social Media Activities

TSCPA social media outlets (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.) are constantly updated to keep members and the public aware of news, issues and announcements regarding the Society and the profession. Members can like, follow and join TSCPA’s social media pages.
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LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/groups?homeNewMember=&gid=686517&trk=

See the links below for the Chapter's social media pages.

If you have not already done so, renew your TSCPA Dues!

August is the last month to renew your dues so that you do not miss TSCPA and Chapter communications, CPE and discounts from various vendors.  Renew online at https://www.tscpa.org/membership/payments

Along with renewing your dues, each member has the opportunity to donate to local accounting student scholarships.  We are challenging EACH chapter member to make a donation.  You can make a contribution on your TSCPA Dues statement, mail a check to PO Box 7834, Waco, Texas  76714 or use the donation button below. On Eventbrite, select the tickets tab and all tickets are donations.  No additional fees are charged for online donations.

ALL donations go to the local college scholarship recipients.  

YOU can make a different for local accounting students.  DONATE today!

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