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  • NSPE and the Nevada Society of Professional Engineers are joining forces to ensure that the work of the Nevada State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors is not compromised by a regulatory review. The Nevada Sunset Subcommittee of the Legislative Commission is reviewing the board and 25 others to determine whether any of them should be terminated, modified, consolidated with another board, or continued.
  • When Can I Take the PE Exam?

    When can I take the PE exam? is one of the most common questions from PE license candidates. The answer varies by state, and now NSPE members have free access to all the answers in one comprehensive resource.
  • NSPE is pushing back against the Department of the Interior’s proposed rollback of essential regulations implemented in response to the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010. The department finalized rules after a comprehensive multiphase rulemaking process in 2016. NSPE actively advocated for an enhanced role for professional engineers to protect the public health, safety, and welfare, and these provisions were included in the final 2016 rule.
  • As a result of extensive advocacy by NSPE and the engineering and architecture community, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, now signed into law, allows for a 20% deduction for businesses organized as “pass-through” entities, like S-corporations, sole proprietorships, and limited liability partnerships, subject to income limitations. The Senate bill would have greatly restricted this deduction for “service” businesses, including engineers, architects, doctors, lawyers, and financial services firms.
  • As a result of extensive advocacy by NSPE and the engineering and architecture community, the House and Senate tax reform conference report allows for a 20% deduction for businesses organized as “pass-through” entities like S-corporations, sole proprietorships, and limited liability partnerships, subject to income limitations. The Senate bill would have greatly restricted this deduction for “service” businesses including engineers, architects, doctors, lawyers, and financial services firms.