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Coronavirus Resources and Information

The health and safety of our members, speakers, partners, sponsors and staff are of the utmost concern to the WVSCPA. We are closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation in West Virginia and will provide resources on this page as they come available.

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WVSCPA Weekly Updates

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A Message from the CEO

WVSCPA CEO Judy Proctor, CPA, shares her message on how the WVSCPA is handling your COVID-19 concerns and addresses the Society's virtual office policy

West Virginia News and Resources

National News and Resources

Telecommuting and Wellness Resources

  • MICROSOFT OFFERING “TEAMS” FOR FREE
    Teams is a part of Office 365, and allows you to chat, meet, call and collaborate all in one place. If your organization is licensed for Office 365, you already have it. But Microsoft wants to make sure everyone has access to it during this time.
    Here are some simple ways to get Teams right away: CLICK HERE

  • ALPHA TECHNOLOGIES OFFERING FREE SERVICES FOR REMOTE WORKING

    Alpha Technologies, an IT services firm headquartered in Hurricane, WV, is working to address the rapidly growing challenge of working remotely by offering the West Virginia Work Remote Connection Initiative (WV-WRC) to any small-to-medium sized business across the state. The program offers secure server and connectivity to any business that needs it at no cost  for 90 days. CLICK HERE for more details.

  • WHAT TO DO IF THE STAFF CAN’T MAKE IT TO THE OFFICE
    Not all accounting firms, or other businesses for that matter, are as prepared for all or large segments of their staff to work remotely. What can organizations do if quarantines or other travel restrictions preclude staff from coming into the office?  CLICK HERE for the article by Journal of Accountancy.

  • MARKETING STRATEGIES FOR CPA FIRMS DURING THE CORONAVIRUS
    As we battle the coronavirus pandemic, now is not the time for CPA firms to reduce or eliminate marketing activities. In fact, marketing the types of services that will assist clients and prospective clients to navigate through the challenges of personal and economic hardships should be ramped up. CLICK HERE for the full article.

  • ESSENTAL HEALTHY HABITS FOR WORKING REMOTELY
    Success as a remote worker begins with developing a few simple rules that will allow you to be engaged and intentional about your work and will create a positive experience. CLICK HERE for the full article.

  • IRS WARNS OF PHISING SCAMS
    A liaison with the agency sent copies of the latest emails, which appear to be from the IRS and warn of suspicious activity with the preparer’s EFIN. Read More HERE.

Webinars/Webcasts/Virtual Learning

COVID-19 Webinar: Legal Strategies for Nonprofit Meetings

COVID-19: How to Prepare For Coronavirus Impact

COVID-19 Tax-Related Developments presented by Steven C. Dilley, CPA, JD, PhD
This course is scheduled to be offered three times per week.

Live Q&A: Managing for the local impact of a global disruption (Recording)

Conducting Remote Audits in Uncertain Times
Free CPE Credit: 1

Understanding Market Implications and Bringing Calm Amid Chaos
Free CPE credit: 1.5

COVID-19 Overview of Tax Changes and Stimulus Bills
April 3, 2pm ET 
Free CPE Credit: 1

Navigating Change: Tax Implications of Families First Coronavirus Response Act
CPE Credit: 1 *FREE for AICPA Members.

WVSCPA Weekly Updates

April 3, 2020