New CPE Requirements Take Effect in 2020

The Missouri State Board of Accountancy has amended accountancy rule in that as of Jan. 1, 2020, a licensee shall complete a minimum of 40 CPE hours a year, including two hours of ethics. Beginning Jan. 1, 2021, licensees in good standing will be granted a 60-day grace period (until March 1) for any CPE shortage. Upon audit, if the state board disallows any of a licensee's course hours, they will have 30 days to obtain qualifying CPE. In addition, the rules include clarification on using inactive status.

Use of Standard Mileage Rate, Other Rules Are Updated for TCJA

The IRS has updated rules concerning use of standard mileage rates and to reflect suspension of miscellaneous itemized deductions and moving-expense deductions, reports the Journal of Accountancy.

Federal Tax Video Series

Get an update on current federal tax developments as of Dec. 2 from Ed Zollars, CPA.


Signature Events

Glean the latest industry knowledge from top notch speakers at MOCPA’s remaining 2019 signature events! Find out why these remain among the society’s most attended and longest running learning opportunities.

Tax Season Prep Courses

Take advantage of these upcoming learning opportunities to ensure your team has the knowledge they need heading into tax season.

CPA Day 2020

Learn about the issues that could impact your company and profession, and help educate legislators on the fiscal impact of their decisions at this complimentary event on Jan. 22 at the State Capitol.

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Scholarship Applications Being Accepted

Do you know any aspiring CPAs? Encourage them to apply for a scholarship through MOCPA! High school senior, college and minority scholarships are available. Applications will be accepted through Jan. 31, 2020.

Learn about MOCPA Insurance Benefits

Take advantage of first-rate health, professional liability, and cyber risk coverage offered through MOCPA’s Benefit Plans. MOCPA provides a wide-range of plans for members and their families.

Get Active on a MOCPA Chapter

Each chapter hosts unique networking events to foster member connection. Join a chapter task force to collaborate with your peers and help determine future activities and programs.