MassCPAs Votes

May 25, 2022

Thanks for participating in MassCPAs Votes! Check next weeks Friday@Five for the results!

Past Poll Results:

Friday, May20 Results:

  • Have you read the May issue of SumNews?
    - 60%: Yes
    - 40%: No

:Friday, May 13 Results:

  • Which Member Networking Night are you attending?
    - 7%: Worcester
    - 13%: Hyannis
    - 13%: Andover
    - 67%: There isn't one in my neighborhood

Friday, May 6 Results:

  • Are you attending our Small Firm Roundtables next week?
    - 20%: Yes
    - 80%: No

Friday, April 29 Results:

  • Will we see you on May 10 at our signature, in-person networking event?
    - 7%: Yes
    - 93%: No

Friday, April 22 Results:

  • Which After Tax Season Bash event are you attending?
    - 0%: Rosa Mexicano in Boston
    - 0%: Lattitude in West Springfield
    - 100%: Neither

Friday, April 15 Results:

  • Do you know anyone running the Boston Marathon on Monday? 
    - 33%: I'm running!
    - 25%: I know someone
    - 42%: Not this year

Friday, April 8 Results:

  • Will you be attending Connect 2022? 
    - 13%: Yes
    - 87%: No

Friday, April 1 Results:

  • Are you aware of our new On-Demand CPE offerings?
    - 88%: Yes
    - 12%: No, tell me more!

Friday, March 25 Results:

  • Have you read the March issue of SumNews?
    - 55%: Yes
    - 45%: No

Friday, March 18 Results:

  • Are you celebrating St. Patrick's Day this weekend?
    - 60%: Yes
    - 40%: No

Friday, March 11 Results:

  • Have you visited MassCPAs' new website?
    - 38%: Yes
    - 62%: Not yet

Friday, March 4 Results:

  • Do you know about our new HR Support member benefit?
    - 67%: Yes
    - 33%: No, tell me more!

Friday, February 25 Results:

  • Are you planning to participate in this year's MassCPAs Virtual Educational Foundation 5K Fundraiser 2?
    - 100%: Yes, can't wait!
    - 0%: Not sure yet

Friday, February 18 Results:

  • Have your heard about our new Destress Series?
    - 64%: Yes
    - 26%: Not yet!

Friday, February 11 Results:

  • Who are you rooting for on Sunday?
    - 67%: Cincinnati Bengals
    - 33%: Los Angeles Rams

Friday, February 4 Results:

  • Have you read the January issue of SumNews?
    - 73%: Yes
    - 27%: No

Friday, January 28 Results:

  • What is your favorite snow day activity? 
    - 20%: Sledding, skiing or snowboarding 
    - 0%: Building a snowman/having a snowball fight
    - 13%: Busting out the baking/cooking pans
    - 67%: Stay cozy inside, binging Netflix and drinking hot chocolate

Friday, January 21 Results:

  • Is your firm listed in MassCPAs' Find a CPA Directory?
    - 50%: Yes
    - 50%: No

Friday, January 14 Results:

  • Are you attending next week's Nonprofit Virtual Conference?
    - 17%: Yes
    - 83%: No

Friday, January 7 Results:

  • Are you planning to participate in this year's MassCPAs Fitness Challenge?
    - 0%: Yes, can't wait!
    - 100%: Not this year

Friday, December 17 Results:

  • What is your 2022 New Year's Resolution?
    - 54%: Health and fitness related
    - 38%: Self-care
    - 0%: Travel
    - 8%: Learn a new skill or hobby

Friday, December 10 Results:

  • Are you interested in learning about MassCPAs new Out of State Virtual Roundtable?
    - 11%: Yes
    - 89%: No

Friday, December 3 Results:

  • Do you want to develop leadership skills? 
    - 33%: Yes
    - 67%: No

Friday, November 26 Results:

  • What is your favorite Thanksgiving dish? 
    - 43%: Turkey and gravy
    - 14%: Mashed potatoes/sweet potatoes
    - 21%: Stuffing
    - 0% Cranberry sauce
    - 22% Pie!

Friday, November 19 Results:

  • Have you taken our tax season issues survey?
    - 29%: Yes
    - 71%: No

Friday, November 12 Results:

  • Are you registered for next week's OSHA webinar?
    - 0%: Yes
    - 100%: No

Friday, November 5 Results:

  • Is your firm listed in the Find a CPA Directory?
    - 75%: Yes
    - 25%: No

Friday, October 29 Results:

  • What are your Halloween plans?
    - 33%: Trick-or-treating with the kids
    - 56%: Staying home and handing out candy to trick-or-treaters
    - 11%: Wearing a costume to a Halloween party

Friday, October 22 Results:

  • Would you prefer to attend winter CPE conferences:
    - 64%: In-person
    - 36%: Virtually

Friday, October 15 Results:

  • Have you experienced service issues with the IRS?
    - 90%: Yes
    - 10%: No

Friday, October 8 Results:

  • What are you planning to do for Columbus Day weekend?
    - 3%: Go camping and/or hiking to see the foliage
    - 0%: Apple picking
    - 77%: Working before the 10/15 deadline
    - 12% Travel to another city or town
    - 8% No set plans…just going with the flow

Friday, October 1 Results:

  • Did you know you can save 20% off your job posting or any package in MassCPAs' Career Center 1 before 10/15?
    - 50%: Yes
    - 50%: No, tell me more!

Friday, September 24 Results:

  • Are you interested in learning more about our new Cannabis Committee?
    - 10%: Yes, register me for the next meeting
    - 90%: Not at the moment

Friday, September 17 Results:

  • I'm generally a...
    - 57%: Morning person
    - 43%: Night owl

Friday, September 10 Results:

  • Have you read the September issue of SumNews?
    - 46%: Yes
    - 54%: Not yet

Friday, September 3 Results:

  • Have you taken our fall events survey?
    - 40%: Yes
    - 60%: No

Friday, August 27 Results:

  • I plan on attending an MSCPA event this fall.
    - 67%: True
    - 33%: False

Friday, August 20 Results:

  • I am a member of an MSCPA Committee:
    - 54%: True
    - 46%: False

Friday, August 13 Results:

  • Is your office working:
    - 0%: Remote
    - 53%: In the office
    - 47%: A mix of both in the office and remote

Friday, August 6 Results:

Friday, July 30 Results:

  • Has your organization begun hiring out-of-state employees? If you have multiple offices, please answer based on your Massachusetts-based office(s).
    - 40%: Yes
    - 60%: No 
    - 0%: Our organization has always recruited out-of-state employees

Friday, July 23 Results:

  • If you had the chance, would you take a flight into outer space?
    - 12%: Yes, first in line!
    - 59%: No way on Earth
    - 29%: Maybe one day

Friday, July 16 Results:

  • Are you traveling this summer? 
    - 55%: Yes
    - 35%: No
    - 10%: Unsure

Friday, July 9 Results:

  • Do you multitask when attending a meeting online?
    - 78%: Yes, I'm guilty
    - 11%: My mind tends to wander
    - 11%: No, I’m 100% focused

Friday, July 2 Results:

  • What do you plan to do for the 4th of July?
    - 31%: BBQ
    - 15%: Fireworks
    - 54%: Extra time with family/friends

Friday, June 25 Results:

  • Have you submitted a nomination for the 2021 Women to Watch Awards?
    - 0%: Yes
    - 100%: No

Friday, June 18 Results:

  • Has your firm/company been leveraging technologies (automation, artificial intelligence, blockchain, cloud-based accounting, etc.) while working remotely?
    - 57%: Yes
    - 36%: No
    - 7%: Unsure

Friday, June 11 Results:

  • Has your firm/company signed the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion Pledge?
    - 25%: Yes
    - 50%: No
    - 25%: Unsure

Friday, June 4 Results:

  • June 30 is coming! Have you completed your 80 hours of CPE?
    - 36%: Yes
    - 18%: No 
    - 14%: Almost
    - 32%: Not applicable

Friday, May 28 Results:

  • What are you planning to do for the Memorial Day weekend?
    - 29%: Travel to another town
    - 0%: Go camping, boating and/or fishing
    - 29%: Garden and/or yardwork
    - 14%: Have a BBQ
    - 0%: Sit home and relax
    - 29%: No set plans…just going with the flow

Friday, May 21 Results:

  • Have you registered for any of our CPE PLUS program webinars?
    - 42%: Yes
    - 42%: No
    - 16% What's CPE PLUS?

Friday, May 14 Results:

  • How many hours a day do you spend on video calls?
    - 47%: 1/2 hour or less
    - 16%: 1–2 hours
    - 11%:  2–5 hours
    - 0%: 5–8 hours
    - 26%: I lost count

Friday, May 7 Results:

  • Do you think you will attend in-person networking and CPE events in September?
    - 32%: Yes for both networking and CPE events
    - 8%: Yes, but only for networking events
    - 28% Yes, but only for CPE events
    - 4% No, but I didn't participate pre-COVID
    - 4% No, but I used to attend
    - 24% Unsure

Friday, April 30 Results:

  • Is your office working:
    - 17%: 100% remote
    - 40%: 100% in the office
    - 43% A mix of both in the office and remote
  • If you are working remotely, when do you plan to return to the office?
    - 27% Spring (May – June)
    - 18% Summer (July – August)
    - 10% Fall (September – October)
    - 27% I plan to stay 100% remote
    - 18% Unsure

Friday, April 23 Results:

  • Has your firm applied for the .cpa domain?
    - 27% Yes
    - 73% No

Friday, April 16 Results:

  • Do you want an MSCPA book discussion on the HUB?
    - 17% Yes! I'd love to discuss fiction with my colleagues
    -  33% Yes! I'd love to discuss business related books with my colleagues
    -  50% Fun idea, but no thanks

Friday, April 9 Results:

  • Did you win your office’s March Madness bracket?
    - 0% Yes
    - 100% No

Friday, April 2 Results:

  • After a busy day at work, you can find me...
    - 94% At home unwinding
    - 6% Energized and out and about

Friday, March 26 Results:

  • I'm an MSCPA member working in...
    - 60% Public accounting
    - 40% Industry

Friday, March 19 Results:

  • Longest wait time on hold with the IRS:
    - 40% 0–2 hours
    - 60% 2+ hours

Friday, March 12 Results:

  • Favorite busy season snack:
    - 27% Salty please
    - 73% Sweet tooth

Friday, March 5 Results:

  • Are you in favor of extending the tax deadline to June 15?
    - 52% All for it!
    - 48 % No way!

Friday, February 19 Results:

  • Are you competing in this year's MSCPA Fitness Challenge?
      - 50% In it to win it!
      - 50% Maybe next year!

Friday, February 12 Results:

  • I'm currently working...
      - 52% In the office
      - 38% From home or elsewhere
      - 10% A mix of both