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Webinar October 19 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
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This session will cover a wide variety of issues impacting CPAs on the New Jersey and national levels, including taxes, the economy, the CPA pipeline and more. Hear from special guest Okorie Ramsey, CPA, the 2023/24 chair of the American Institute of CPAs.

NOTE: Registration is through the New Jersey Society of CPAs.

Registration is free for NJBIA and NJCPA members. Non-member registration is $88. NJBIA members must sign into their accounts to see the free registration coupon code when clicking on the registration button. If you are not a member, you can register directly on the NJCPA website with the Non-Member registration link: Register as a Non-Member

Please note that in order to register for this program (whether you are a member or non-member), you will need to have an account with NJCPA. If you do not have one, you will need to create an account on the NJCPA website.

Designed For

  • CPAs and accounting professionals with business clients
  • CPAs and accounting professionals working in corporate accounting and finance
  • Business owners


  • Learn how shifting economic conditions are impacting New Jersey heading into 2024.
  • Understand how lawmakers and policy experts are responding to these changes.
  • Discover trends to monitor in industries such as manufacturing, professional services, education, health care and more.


Hear from the experts at the center of the recent corporate business tax reform and a leader in New Jersey’s economic research as they discuss the unique issues impacting financial performance in New Jersey. The focus will be on factors affecting New Jersey businesses and trends affecting business growth and success.

Topics will include the following:

  • Tax breaks
  • Incentives
  • Remote Work
  • Economics
  • Workforce Development
  • Innovation
  • Public Policy
  • Research
  • Corporate Business Tax (CBT)

1.5 CPE Credits in SK

Meet the Featured Instructress

Chris Emigholz Chris Emigholz Chief Government Affairs Officer, NJBIA

As Chief Government Affairs Officer for the New Jersey Business & Industry Association Christopher focuses on taxation, budget, economic development and workforce development. NJBIA is the largest and most impactful business association in the nation.

Prior to his current job, Emigholz worked in state government for a decade. He was the Budget Director for the State Senate Republican Office for 8 years overseeing economic, fiscal and education policy, and he also directed education policy and legislative affairs in the New Jersey Department of Education prior to that. This is his second stint at NJBIA having served for years as their workforce development and education lobbyist earlier in his career. He was also a teacher through the Teach For America program in a high school in Atlanta, Georgia, and a community liaison/volunteer coordinator for an elementary school in Baltimore City through the AmeriCorps-VISTA program.

Emigholz has a Master of Public Policy degree from Rutgers’ Bloustein School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Johns Hopkins University. He currently lives in Robbinsville, NJ with his wife and 3 children, where he is active in the community including coaching youth sports and serving on the school board to which he was elected.

Kyle Sullender Kyle Sullender Director of Economic Policy Research, NJBIA & Executive Director, Focus NJ

Kyle Sullender is Director of Economic Policy Research for the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA), the nation’s largest state-level business association whose member companies collectively employ 1 million people.

Sullender also serves as the Executive Director of Focus NJ, an independent research nonprofit conducting timely, innovative, nonpartisan economic and workforce research to support sound public policy in New Jersey.

Prior to joining NJBIA, Sullender supported the Camden County Board of Commissioners, coordinating external affairs and media relations. Sullender earned his Master of Public Policy in 2019 from the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University – New Brunswick. He also graduated summa cum laude from Rowan University in 2017 with bachelor’s degrees in journalism and philosophy.

Sullender was a Class of 2019 Graduate Fellow at the Eagleton Institute of Politics, and is an active member of the Eagleton Alumni Committee.