contents  CPAFOCUS FOCUS

6  CPAs are their clients best advocates, but are they entitled to accountant-client privilege?

One member has rolled her passion into a business venture, page 14.

Go green!

FOCUS 

8  The Supreme Court’s Wayfair decision continues to create complications.


16  Oklahoma legislators made  Make sure you’re up-to-date.

20 

Joining fellow CPAs at the   professional voice.


4  10 

Study CPE)

14  The YAP Committee chairman discusses her new business on bikes.

18  Are we on the right “pathway?”

A member shares the most common issues encountered with sales tax audits and easy ways to avoid them. (Self-

24 CPE

It’s back-to-school time… for CPAs, too! Get your quality CPE from the OSCPA.


Get the straight dope on cannabis accounting.

26  Find out who changed jobs, got promoted, made the news, received honors and more. Also, welcome new members to the OSCPA.

28  In Good Company gets personal with the vice president and controller for a favorite road trip stop.


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