AICPA names 2022 Outstanding Young CPAs

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CPAs can help families with children with special needs plan for the future

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Indiana CPA Society honors top professionals of 2022

Accounting Today

CPAs

How Many CPAs Are There in the United States?

Going Concern

That’s how many licensed CPAs there are in the United States as of August 24, 2021 per NASBA. This only counts CPAs in 54 of the 55 licensing jurisdictions, Hawaii is not included in the data. Nearly 20 years ago, the number of licensed CPAs was 639,628 (2003) and 646,520 by 2006.

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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.

Accounting Today calls for nominations for 2022 Top 100 People

Accounting Today

Accounting CPAs

3 proven data visualization methods for CPAs

Accounting Today

Data visualization Financial reporting Apps Technology

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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 CPAs Can Mitigate Greatest Malpractice Risks

Accounting Web

Practice Excellence How CPAs Can Mitigate Greatest Malpractice Risks

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CLA merges in Price CPAs

Accounting Today

Practice management M&A Integrations

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How CPAs Can Help Self-Employed With Retirement

Accounting Web

Clients How CPAs Can Help Self-Employed With Retirement

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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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Massachusetts Society of CPAs announces 2022 Women to Watch Awards

Accounting Today

Accounting Massachusetts Women in Leadership

CPAs As Consultants

RitaKeller

“Wise men don’t need advice. Fools won’t take it.” ” – Benjamin Franklin. Becoming a consultant is not something new to you. You are already performing consulting services and have done it for years. Read more in this Friday Flashback Post. Client service On My Mind

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How Millennial CPAs Are Building Their Own Firms

Accounting Web

Growth How Millennial CPAs Are Building Their Own Firms

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Maryland Assoc. of CPAs names new CEO

Accounting Today

Practice management Career moves

The CPA pipeline: A big problem in need of even bigger solutions

Accounting Today

Accounting CPA Exam CPAs

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VSCPA launches annual scholarship for Black CPAs

Accounting Today

Diversity and equality Accounting education Accounting students

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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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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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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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AuditClub Launches Auditors-as-a-Service for CPAs

Accounting Web

Auditing AuditClub Launches Auditors-as-a-Service for CPAs

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AICPA previews revamped CPA exam

Accounting Today

Accounting education Accounting CPA Exam AICPA CPAs

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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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MassCPAs awards $170K in scholarships

Accounting Today

Accounting education Accounting students CPAs

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What the CPA Evolution blueprint tells us about the future of accounting

Accounting Today

Accounting education Accounting CPA Exam AICPA CPAs

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Massachusetts CPAs expand high school outreach via community college partnership

Accounting Today

Accounting education Accounting Massachusetts Accounting students

How CPAs Can Build a Value Creation Mindset

Accounting Web

Growth How CPAs Can Build a Value Creation Mindset

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

Accounting Today

Audit CPAs PwC Audit preparation

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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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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Building the Firm of the Future with Anders CPAs + Advisors

Summit CPA

The Virtual CPA Success Show: Episode 60.

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Virginia Society of CPAs names 2022-2023 scholarship recipients

Accounting Today

Accounting education Diversity and equality Accounting students

CPAs must advise clients of green energy opportunities in the IRA

Accounting Today

Tax credits Tax Tax laws Tax deductions

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Letters to the Editor: CPAs Give Their Perspectives on Why No One Wants to Be an Accountant Anymore

Going Concern

The numbers don’t lie: of 658,267 actively licensed CPAs in 53 of the 55 licensing jurisdictions, less than 1% are Black (2020 data), a number that has remained largely unchanged in 40 years.

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4 Ways CPAs Can Benefit from Automation

Intuitive Accountant

Reach Reporting’s Justin Hatch shows you why the wealth of new technology can help revolutionize how you do business today—and beyond

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CPAs Should Get Into Weed, Says CPA Into Weed (As a Business, That Is)

Going Concern

Clever CPAs who get in on the ground will not only open themselves up to nearly unlimited billing potential (yay), they’ll be helping cannabis businesses navigate the as-yet murky waters of legit marijuana business. So how do CPAs get into this niche?

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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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Future of ESG – Why CPAs Will Dominate ESG 

Withum

So, the clarification on standards is a welcome change for all stakeholders, but it’s still missing one critical piece — that’s where CPAs enter the area and drive the future of ESG. This is squarely in the realm of the CPA and why CPAs will dominate the future of ESG. .

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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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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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CPAs: 3 Ways Direct Indexing Can Help Your Clients Level Up Their Charitable Gifting

Going Concern

In the first, we explored some fun ways CPAs can explain the tax advantages of direct indexing to their clients. Then, we talked about how CPAs can make direct indexing their estate planning secret weapon. . What is direct indexing, and why does it matter to CPAs?

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