GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS


Lessons Learned from the September Primaries Oct 2010

With the general election only days away, the Society’s government and public relations counsel, David Preston of New Harbor Group, offered these lessons learned from last month’s party primaries, held on Sept. 14.  This piece was first published on the New Harbor blog right after the primary:

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Major Tax Reform, But Continuing Budget Challenges Highlight 2010 Assembly Session Jul 2010

Significant changes to the Rhode Island's income tax structure were achieved in the final days of the 2010 session of the General Assembly. 

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CPAs Offer Sound Advice Through Budget and Floods Apr 2010

While Rhode Island’s CPAs work through what could be one of the most stressful – or at least unconventional – tax seasons in history the Society has also continued to provide expert advice on tax matters to the General Assembly regarding the supplemental state budget for FY2010. 

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Senate Leader Confers with RISCPA On State Tax Policy Jan 2010

R.I. State Senate Majority Leader Dan Connors (D-Cumberland) attended the Government Relations meeting held on Jan. 20, to discuss the General Assembly’s recently convened 2010 session. Not surprisingly, Sen. Connors spent most of the meeting discussing the challenges facing Rhode Island as the economic downturn continues. 

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KLR’s Mary Bernard Becomes First Woman Appointed to R.I. Board of Accountancy Oct 2009

Gov. Donald Carcieri recently appointed Mary Bernard, CPA, to be the first woman ever to serve on the Rhode Island State Board of Accountancy. Mary is a principal at KLR, with over 25 years experience in tax planning and compliance, as well as expertise in multi-state tax issues.

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