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Cryptocurrency Considerations for CPAs

CPA Practice

Cryptocurrency is becoming increasingly popular as a payment method and investment opportunity, which means CPAs will be dealing with this technology more frequently. CPAs must become cryptocurrency experts to protect their clients’ assets and ensure. Accounting & Audit

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How Data, Innovation Will Power CPAs' Resiliency

Accounting Web

Trends How Data, Innovation Will Power CPAs' Resiliency

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8 Ways CPAs Can Leave a Lasting Legacy

Accounting Web

Practice 8 Ways CPAs Can Leave a Lasting Legacy

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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.

Are CPAs Selling the Right Things?

Accounting Web

Practice Excellence Are CPAs Selling the Right Things

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How to Support Prospective CPAs at Your Firm

Accounting Web

Team How to Support Prospective CPAs at Your Firm

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The 'P' in CPA: Understanding auditors’ responsibility to the public

Accounting Today

Audit CPAs PwC Audit preparation

CPAs Doing Litigation Support

FraudFiles

CPAs doing traditional tax and auditing services are often looking for other streams of revenue to fill in the gaps outside of busy season. Litigation support work might be a great fit for them.

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9 New Year’s Resolutions for CPAs

CPA Practice

A few well-crafted goals will give CPAs a path to follow to make personal and professional improvements. Setting your sights on achievable goals is critical to success. Here are a few objectives to aim for this year and into the future. Firm Management

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Superhero CPAs

RitaKeller

“We like to think of our champions and idols as superheroes who were born different from us. We don’t like to think of them as relatively ordinary people who made themselves extraordinary.” ” – Carol S Dweck. In a public accounting firm, the employees look up to the partners. They want their leaders to always set a good example. They want their leaders to always tell them the truth – good or bad.

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A Career For Non-CPAs

RitaKeller

Historically, firms have even said, “We are a CPA firm, we need CPAs.” Kimberly Wines, COO of SEK CPAs & Advisors allowed me to share their firm’s approach to this challenging issue. “Talent is like electricity. We don’t understand electricity. We use it.” ” – Maya Angelou. The challenge is really nothing new. A CPA firm has a team member who is an all-star.

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CPAs: Make Direct Indexing Your Estate Planning Secret Weapon

Going Concern

Traditionally, the role of accounting professionals in estate planning has been tertiary at best, with clients consulting CPAs only on the tax implications of select decisions—or simply leaving them out of the process altogether. . How CPAs can take estate planning to the next level.

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4 Reasons Why the Profession Is Struggling to Convince Students to Become CPAs, #4 Will Not Shock You

Going Concern

For example, the AICPA’s idea of expanding its membership by opening the certified in financial forensics (CFF) certification to non-CPAs runs counter to the exclusivity of the CPA brand. The staffing needs of accounting firms and other employers of CPAs are changing rapidly.

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4 Ways CPAs Can Explain the Tax Benefits of Direct Indexing to Clients

Going Concern

Pop quiz, CPAs: What do you tell a client who asks you about the tax benefits of direct indexing? Let’s unpack what CPAs should know about direct indexing from a tax perspective—and explore some unique and effective methods for explaining it to your clients. .

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A Book For CPAs – Flashback Friday

RitaKeller

“Reading is essential for those who seek to rise above the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn. I am assuming (and hoping) that, as a leader, you have read most of the prominent business books. Here’s a flashback post about a book I think all people working in a public accounting firm should read – The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni. Communication Crafting Your Career Helpful Information Leadership

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California CPAs Call For Crypto Accounting Clarity

PYMNTS

Certified Professional Accountants (CPAs) in California are calling on an industry watchdog to clarify standards for cryptocurrency accounting, with expectations that corporations will increase their use of cryptocurrencies moving forward. The CPAs’ request comes as the International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation (IFRS) Interpretations Committee prepares to meet this week in London to discuss standards in the cryptocurrency taxation space.

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FinTech Targets The Cash Flow Needs Of CPAs

PYMNTS

However, there’s an area of B2B FinTech that appears to have left a gap in the market: While there are solutions for CPAs to better manage their clients’ funds, Dustin Hall, director of CPACharge at card processing company AffiniPay , says CPAs lack a seamless way to get paid from those customers. How CPAs Are Paid — And How They Want To Be Paid.

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The Ultimate Guide to Google My Business for Accountants

BuildYourFirm

The post The Ultimate Guide to Google My Business for Accountants appeared first on Marketing Accounting Firms and CPAs. Accounting Marketing google my business for accountants google my business for cpasWhy Accountants should Fully Optimize their Google My Business Listing.

IRS launches Operation Hidden Treasure and the implications for CPAs

ThomsonReuters

Cryptocurrency’s slow adoption is reflected in adoption by firms and CPAs. For CPAs, the first step is understanding the compliance obligations. It’s paramount CPAs gain access to similar tools to level the playing field.

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AICPA, Biz2Credit Launch PPP Portal For CPAs To Help SMBs

PYMNTS

The platform provides new functions centered around CPAs to the automated PPP loan forgiveness technology at PPPForgivenessTool.com that the firms rolled out over the summer.

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Hayley Shulman Receives New Jersey Society of CPAs 2021 Woman to Watch Ovation Award

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Horvath to Speak at Michigan Association of CPAs Nonprofit Conference

Katz,Sapper&Miller

Amanda Horvath, director in Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Not-for-Profit Services Group, will present at the upcoming Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) Nonprofit Conference

Intuit, CPAs Want SMB Relief Funneled Via Payroll Processors

PYMNTS

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) has petitioned President Donald Trump to enact a faster system of payment for small- to medium-sized businesses as the coronavirus pandemic rolls on in the country, stalling the economy, according to reports. B2B Payments American Institute of CPAs B2B Coronavirus faster payments Government Intuit News paychex payroll petition SMBs What's Hot In B2B

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BYF CEO & Co-Founder, Hugh Duffy shares some big ideas for CPA marketing

BuildYourFirm

BYF CEO & Co-Founder, Hugh Duffy shares some big ideas for CPA marketing in his latest guest appearance on Geraldine Carter’s “Smart Strategy for CPAs” She Thinks Big Coaching podcast.

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AICPA Calls On Fed For AR Financing Program

PYMNTS

To provide immediate cash flow for small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is asking for the Federal Reserve to make a short-term accounts receivable (AR) lending facility that is federally backed, according to an announcement.

Episode 067: Craft Beer and Local Food with Corey Lord

BuildYourFirm

Join host Hugh Duffy as he talks with Corey Lord, Lord CPAs. Join host Hugh Duffy as he talks with Corey Lord, Lord CPAs. Guest Bio: Corey Lord, Lord CPAs CEO. Corey is the CEO and a Client Ally at Lord CPAs. Corey took over Lord CPAs from his father in.

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Episode 066: Look at the Film Industry Tax Credit Business with Irene Waschler

BuildYourFirm

Her affiliations include Massachusetts Society of CPAs, National Conference of CPA Practitioners, and Chair, Mass. Society of CPAs South Shore Breakfast Networking Forum. Episode 066: Look at the Film Industry Tax Credit Business with Irene Waschler.

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Depreciating Residential and Commercial Real Estate

Bharmal&Associates

Premier Orange County CPAs. When you own rental property, depreciation is your best friend.

Does Your Dealership’s CPA Know the Auto Industry?

RogerRossmeisl

I’m Roger Rossmeisl, a senior partner with Kho & Patel CPAs with offices in Southern California.

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CalCPA BUZZ: CalCPA Health Trust Nominations Open

CalCPA

CalCPA Council annually nominates candidates to serve as trustees of CalCPA Health (The Group Insurance Trust of the California Society of CPAs). Additionally, The post CalCPA BUZZ: CalCPA Health Trust Nominations Open appeared first on Hot Topics. CalCPA Buzz

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California Property Tax Updates

LSLCPAs

The post California Property Tax Updates appeared first on LSL CPAs. Transferring the Property Tax Base. Before we get too far into the year, we wanted to remind you of two significant changes that became effective in 2021 for California homeowners.

Non-CPA Managers – Flashback Friday

RitaKeller

The shortage of CPAs wanting a career in public accounting has been on my mind for months, maybe years. If the Exam is a barrier and you have lots of work for qualified accountants already at your firm, you may be able to attract other qualified accountants if you provide a manager-level position for non-CPAs. “With ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable.” ” – Thomas Fowell Buxton.

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Our Opinion on Software Solutions for GASB 87 Reporting

LSLCPAs

The post Our Opinion on Software Solutions for GASB 87 Reporting appeared first on LSL CPAs.

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Wave A Magic Wand

RitaKeller

I can’t wave a magic wand or simply flip a switch to make CPAs change. “The universe is not short on wake-up calls. We’re just quick to hit the snooze button.” ” – Bene Brown. Wish I could! Read this Flashback Friday post from 2016. Change

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Be Proud – Flashback Friday

RitaKeller

CPAs – Be Proud Of Your Knowledge, Experience, and Skills. “You know you’re old when someone compliments you on your alligator shoes and you are barefoot.” ” – Phyllis Diller. Check out this flashback post about how to gracefully accept compliments. Communication Crafting Your Career

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Ready or Not, Here Audit Comes!

LSLCPAs

appeared first on LSL CPAs. “Are your accounts reconciled? Are the capital assets activities booked? Are the bank reconciliations up to date? Have the accruals been made?” The list goes on and on.

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ERC Employee Retention Credit REPEALED for Q4 – Don’t Panic!

LSLCPAs

appeared first on LSL CPAs. Introduction You have probably heard that the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act signed into law on November 15, 2021, eliminated the Employee Retention Credit for 2021 Q4.

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Accounting Process Reviews Provide Clarity and Measurements for Your Business

LSLCPAs

The post Accounting Process Reviews Provide Clarity and Measurements for Your Business appeared first on LSL CPAs. We often get questions about the Accounting Process Reviews. What is it? Why is it important? What does it uncover? How frequently is it done? Why is it a healthy thing to do?

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CalSavers Requirements 2021 REMINDER for Mandatory 401K Plans

LSLCPAs

The Deadline for Businesses with > 50 Employees Is JUNE 30, 2021 CalSavers Requirements 2021 for Mandatory 401K Plans In January of 2020, an LSL CPAs blog introduced you to the new CalSavers Mandatory 401K Plan.

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