In My Opinion



Welcome to In My Opinion, a monthly feature starting in May 2021 of California CPA magazine by Rich Simitian, CPA. Simitian, interim president & CEO of CalCPA and CalCPA Education Foundation. The column will cover key issues and trends impacting the profession—as well as personal insights. 


May 2021: Constants of Change
Transitions are a natural part of life, and we’ve all certainly seen more than usual this past year. Changes to the ways we live, work and play have been sudden—while other changes that were underway, like advances in technology, have been accelerated by necessity. Thankfully we also have many constants to be grateful for: the hardiness of our communities, the resiliency of our institutions and faith in our collective ability to learn, adapt and grow. 


June 2021: Advocacy's Advantage
As we come out of a challenging season, here are some updates on CalCPA’s advocacy efforts across several fronts.