Five questions for accounting firms

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Accounting firms and sales and use tax advising: Perfect together?


In our blog last week, we looked at how sales and use tax advisory services might be a good new field for CPAs and accounting firms. Accounting and CPA firms looking to expand their services into the sales and use tax niche, often have pent-up demand within their own client base.


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Accounting firms react to passing of Queen Elizabeth

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Can accounting firms move into sales tax advising?


Many certified public accountants (CPAs), enrolled agents and other tax preparers and professionals that run accounting and tax preparation firms are constantly looking for new advisory avenues to service clients.

Rethinking the Concept of the Employee: How Outsourcing Can Help Grow Your Accounting Business

Speaker: Dixie McCurley, Principal, Digital Advisory at Cherry Bekaert LLP

The very mention of the word "Outsourcing" is enough to send shivers down the employee spine. However, this gut reaction - while understandable - is merely based on misconceptions. Outsourcing does not necessarily mean mass layoffs and transplanting offshore. Rather, it could be utilized as an employee-friendly way to assuage an overburdened staff, relieve productivity bottlenecks, and stimulate growth. Join Dixie McCurley, Principal, Digital Advisory at Cherry Bekaert LLP, for this enlightening discussion on the ins and outs of outsourcing, and what it can do for your practice.

Forging ahead: Leading an accounting firm into the future

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Do we need accounting firms?

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7 Signs It May Be Time to Switch Accounting Firms


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Don’t Be Surprised to See Accounting Firms Aggressively Merging in the Next Year or Two

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There’s an accountant shortage! Firms are trying all sorts of tricks to find and retain talent but the problem may be deeper than not having the right set of perks but rather an actual shortage of qualified talent. due to the natures of the current accounting marketplace.

CliftonLarsonAllen is Still the Constructioniest of All Accounting Firms

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You may or may not be aware that there is such a thing as Construction Executive magazine, and you may or may not be aware that Construction Executive magazine has ranked accounting firms with construction practices for the past four years. You can see which firms were ranked Nos.

Marketing for accounting firms: individuals vs. small businesses


the potential market available to tax and accounting firms is massive. Here are a few ways you can market your firm’s services to individuals and small businesses. How to market tax and accounting services. With more than 144.3 million individual taxpayers and 31.7

5 Pain Points Every Small to Medium-Sized Accounting Firm Experiences

These are the top 5 pain points that come up over and over again when we talk to small to medium-sized accounting firms. Let's break each one down and talk about solutions!

Accountants aid clients struggling with inflation

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Accounting firm automation: Elevation over elimination

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Online Accounting Firm


Efficient online accounting services don’t take shape overnight. The difference is that an employee spends 90 days learning the ropes, whereas an accounting team uses the time to set you up for success. Accounting FirmStart with Robust Onboarding.

Growing Your Accounting Firm… Without Hiring


Growing Your Accounting Firm… Without Hiring. Accountant: We want to continue growing. Accountant: . Accountant: It’s a battle! We were referred a young accountant who seemed capable but he wanted $90K in a role for which we’d usually pay $60K!

Anders Named to Best Accounting Firms List by St. Louis Small Business Monthly

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Anders celebrated being named a Best Accounting Firm at SBM’s Best in Business Awards luncheon on November 1, 2022. The Best Accounting Firms were nominated by St. Louis area businesses and voted to have the top accountants in St.

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Be an Odd Duck: Work on, Not in Your Public Accounting Practice

Speaker: Tom Bowman, CPA of Bowman & Company

It is possible to run an Accounting Firm and never do tax returns or financial statements! Tom Bowman, Owner of Bowman & Company, CPA, PC shares his journey and 10 step process for going from Technician to Business Owner.

What Automation Can Do For Your Accounting Firm | Canopy

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The same is true for those in the accounting industry. Industry trends show that accountants are already adopting automation into their workflow. Across all industries, businesses will run into necessary yet time-consuming repetitive tasks.

How an Accounting Firm Can Help a New Small Business


According to a 2018 survey conducted by Palo Alto Software, the owners of start-ups expressed interest in having an accountant assist them with a variety of tasks. All of this adds up to a lot of opportunity for you as an accountant or owner of an accounting firm. Sometimes it takes only a single session of sitting down with an accountant experienced with business start-ups to help get them back on track.

Few accounting firms use social media

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Are Accounting Firms Really Sending 30% of Their Work Offshore?

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Doing a quick search pulled up a 2011 Accountancy Age article which mentioned PwC wanted to send 20% of its core audit hours to India by 2014 , this would have been a leap from the 1-2% of work being outsourced at the time that article was written 10+ years ago.

10 Pragmatic Guidelines to Inspire Trust in Your Accounting Firm During COVID Times

Speaker: Javier Goldin, Managing Partner at Goldin Group LLC

The accounting profession has been moving from transactional to advisory work. Advisory work is based on relationships and an ongoing dialogue. The pandemic has forced many firms into a remote environment. The implicit trust of a face-to-face interaction is gone. So how do you rebuild or reproduce that trust, key to a relationship, in a remote environment. Can it be done and if so how to best execute? Join Javier Goldin, Managing Partner at the Goldin Group, LLC, for this enlightening discussion on the elements of engendering trust.

The Importance of Client Management Software for Accounting Firms | Canopy

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Canopy recently commissioned an independent research firm to survey 150 US-based accountants. Practice Management

First accounting firm with HQ in metaverse is sued over FTX meltdown

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Davis and Whitley Get Shafted in Latest Accounting Firm Merger

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The details: The leading accounting firms of Whitley Penn LLP and Elliott Davis, LLC announce today that they will join forces and merge to form Elliott Penn LLP, a business solutions firm with approximately $400 million in revenue at the time of combination.

Increasing productivity and flow in tax and accounting firms


The key is to foster an environment and culture conducive to productivity and flow at your accounting firm. Change the physical environment of your tax and accounting firm. Allow flexible schedules and remote accounting work. Make accountants feel engaged.

Build the Ultimate ROI Machine for Your Accounting Firm

Jumpstart the ROI you're getting from your technology stack. Download this guide from Canopy to see how!

Hear Me Out, Accounting Firms Should Add PvP and Achievements to the Metaverse

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It’s 2022 and accounting firms are proudly buying up “real estate” in the metaverse, putting out self-congratulatory press releases about it like it’s supposed to make us think they’re ahead of the curve on technology. Get on this immediately, firms.

Accounting Firm Website: 7 Must-haves

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There are 46,000 public accounting firms in the United States. And let’s say that at least half of those firms (23,000) have an accounting firm website. Accountant ProfessionalThere are over one billion websites in the world. Scrap that.

Accounting Firm Mergers Require Attention to Tech

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Readers weigh in: 'Do we need accounting firms?'

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No, Robots Are Not Taking Over Your Job: A Discussion on Balancing People and Tech in Automation

Speaker: Michael Ly, CEO of Reconciled, and Chris Elmore, UNCC Professor and Chief Evangelist of AvidXchange

Like it or not, automation is here to stay; as history shows, propelling efficiency is always in vogue. But technology is only as good as the people it serves. Join Michael Ly, Author and CEO of Reconciled, and Chris Elmore, UNC Professor and Chief Evangelist of AvidXchange, for this illuminating discussion on the intersection of people and accounting automation.

Why Accounting Firms Need More DEBI Advocates

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How to Level Up Your Accounting Firm in 8 Easy Steps | Canopy

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You’ve got the employees, skills, and clients in place to run a great accounting practice. Take a look at these eight components of a well-managed accounting firm. But even the best team fails to operate at its fullest potential if the right systems aren’t in place.

Growing by the Numbers: Accounting Firm Growth Strategy

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Any successful accounting firm has a growth strategy in place. But, have you ever wondered if your accounting firm growth strategy is working? Accountant ProfessionalYou can’t afford not to.

A modern accountant’s guide to client accounting services

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How Document Management Software Solves Headaches for Accounting Firms | Canopy

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Accountants face a 'confused, unsettled world'

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6 Ways Accounting Firms Can Successfully Retain Clients | Canopy

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For any business looking to grow, finding new customers and retaining existing ones is the lifeblood of their business, and accounting firms are no different.

Accounting Outsourcing for Small & Medium-Sized UK Accounting Firms

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The IFA made a revelation for the UK accounting practices. Wherein, accountants above the age of 40 years were questioned about the challenges that modern technologies have posed for UK accounting industry. Deviation from traditional to ultra-modern accounting.

Top 5 Ways to Manage Workflow at Your Accounting Firm | Canopy

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Implementing the best accounting workflow software will increase productivity and efficiency at your accounting firm. Without the right processes in place, an office’s organization can quickly devolve into chaos, leaving employees feeling overwhelmed and scatter-brained.

Rapidly Growing an Accounting Firm: An Interview with Glenn Hetzel


Rapidly Growing an Accounting Firm: An Interview with Glenn Hetzel. Hetzel & Associates, CPAs spoke frankly and clearly on the many challenges and opportunities related to growing an accounting business. The idea is to distinguish yourself from accountants.