The Academy for New York State's Local Officials


July 21, 2020

Interview with a Hacker (Cybersecurity) Webinar
Through a mock interview with a “world-renowned and infamous hacker,” we will explain how a lack of basic cybersecurity controls makes a hacker’s job easier.

July 29, 2020

Local Sales Tax: Trends and Sharing Agreements Webinar
This presentation will discuss recent sales tax collections for counties, including the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic in recent months and the recently released internet sales tax data for the first quarter of 2020.

August 11, 2020

Internal Controls for Payroll Webinar
This session will cover the internal control framework for payroll, including steps for assessing risks and implementing safeguards.

August 20, 2020

Fraud Prevention and Detection Webinar
This session will identify steps local officials can take to help detect and prevent fraud and abuse.
Upcoming Accounting Schools

Due to developments related to COVID-19 and its impact across New York State, OSC has decided to postpone all Basic and Advanced Accounting Schools.

We will follow-up with additional information as it becomes available.