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4  Strategically planning our future


10  An Oklahoma City CPA became the 61st inductee in the Oklahoma Accounting Hall of Fame.


11  The Stillwater CPA became only the 7th member to receive the distinction.


 12 


At the 101st Annual Members Meeting, attendees celebrated long-term members,


scholarship recipients, writing awards and more —with a few surprises along the way.


14  Get a recap of Oklahoma legislative tax developments. (Self-Study CPE)


18  What special circumstances do  age?


20  CFOs spill the details on the most outrageous expense report submissions they’ve received.


22 


Get caught up on the most intriguing topics in accounting— delivered your way.


26  Find out who was promoted, who made the news and who deserves kudos—plus, welcome new OSCPA members!


CPAFOCUS Managing Editor


Layout/Design Editor Staff Writer/Photographer


Amy Welch, APR, CAE Alisha Loper


Makenzie Shreve


1900 NW Expy, Ste. 910 • Okla. City, OK 73118-1898 (405) 841-3800 • (800) 522-8261 www.oscpa.com


Mission Statement: Te Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants represents Oklahoma CPAs on a timely, responsive and creative basis, by promoting the public image and professionalism of CPAs; by protecting the interests and designation of CPAs; by providing member services, including quality education and opportunities for interaction; and by building and developing leadership skills among CPAs.


CPAFOCUS Editorial Board Members: Amber Jones, CPA, Chair Lisa M. Anderson, CPA/ABV, CDFA John E. Curzon, CPA/ABV, CVA, CM&AA Stephanie Keller, CPA Tamara D. Sponburg, CPA Dr. Katherene P. Terrell, CPA (retired) Jimmy J. Williams, CPA/PFS, CFP®


Contributing Writers: Steve Milam, CPA, PFS Lindsey Pilla Jana Walker, CPA Brent Watson, CPA Joseph Wolfe


6  One accounting instructor shares how her university is helping future CPAs and potential CPAs get ahead on career pursuits.


16  


About half of senior managers  perks, but are they perks employees want the most?


28  In Good Company chats with the CEO of Okie Express Auto Wash before the summer rush.


Chairman


Henry Bickerstaff, CPA President and CEO Blaine Peterson, CPA, JD


CPAFOCUS (USPS 018-768) is published bi-monthly by the Oklahoma Society of CPAs, 1900 NW Expy, Ste. 910, Oklahoma City, OK 73118-1898. Periodicals postage paid at Oklahoma City, OK., and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to CPAFOCUS, 1900 NW Expy, Ste. 910, Oklahoma City, OK 73118-1898.


Statements of fact and opinion are made by the authors alone and do not imply an opinion on the part of the OSCPA board of directors, members or editorial staff. Advertisements are not an endorsement by the OSCPA.


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