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Accountants Will Not Be Motivated to Get Back to the Office

Going Concern

Someone sent us this r/accounting thread on returning to the office the other day and wanted to make sure we call out one comment in particular. You’ll see why in a second.

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Accounts Receivable Reports That Get You Paid Faster

Accounting Department

As a business owner, getting paid in full and on time is crucial for a healthy cash flow. However, late payments and bad debts are a constant threat looming over an accounts receivables (AR) team.

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How to Survive Tax Busy Season: Tax Season Tips and Apps

Snyder

Tax season is the time when accounting firms and CPAs earn the biggest part of their profit. At the same time, it’s the most stressful period for them. The amount of work drastically increases, as well as the time pressure and mental load.

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How Your Firm’s Digital Client Experience is Directly Related to Staff Happiness and Productivity

CPA Practice

By Chris Farrell, CPA. When asked why they went into the profession, most accounting professionals will answer, “Because I want to help my clients succeed.”

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The CPA Firm Growth Strategy: From Compliance to Consulting

Speaker: Rita Keller - President of Keller Advisors, LLC

Join Rita Keller, seasoned CPA firm management strategist and consultant, for an insightful discussion on the importance of diversifying your accounting skills.

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We Had to Scroll Really Far Down to Find a Big 4 Firm on This Glassdoor Best Places to Work List

Going Concern

Life at Deloitte was trumpeting an appearance on Glassdoor’s latest Best Places to Work list yesterday so naturally we swung over to the list to see what’s what. At @Deloitte , we’re committed to our people’s professional & personal well-being.

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5 Tips For Growing Businesses in 2023

Accounting Department

Smart financial planning is something that sets successful growing businesses apart from others. Whether a business is new or growing in size , these 5 tips can be used by business owners to smarten up their business finances and prepare themselves for a successful future.

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A Basic Guide to Using Email Marketing During Tax Season

Canopy Accounting

According to SUMO , the average financial return for email marketing is $44.25 for every $1 spent! Still think email marketing shouldn’t be a priority for your tax practice during tax season? Marketing Your Practice

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The not-for-profit sector in numbers

Accounting for Good

The post The not-for-profit sector in numbers first appeared on ACCOUNTING FOR GOOD. Exclude From Blog Uncategorized

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61% of North American Workers More Stress Over Finances than Last Year

CPA Practice

61% of employed North Americans are more stressed about their finances today than they were a year ago – and are experiencing the highest level of financial stress since the financial crisis of 2008.

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What to know about responsible party laws

TaxConnex

We hear a lot about “sales tax obligations,” but who exactly in your company is “obligated?” You are, at least in many states. Since the Supreme Court’s 2018 Wayfair decision, many businesses are required to collect and remit sales tax in multiple states – more so than pre-Wayfair.

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Book of Secrets for the Month-End Close

Developing a consistent month-end close doesn’t need to be a mystery. We’re sharing our top 10 secrets (plus one bonus!) for streamlining your close.

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January is the Cruelest Month for Retail Refund Fraud

RogerRossmeisl

For many retailers, January isn’t just the first month of the year: It’s “return season,” when customers bring back their unwanted holiday gifts for refunds or exchanges. Return season can be fraught for businesses if, for example, a higher percentage of gifts are returned than stores expect.

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Lockstep Inbox Product Updates 01.18.23

Lockstep

The Lockstep Team is excited to share some of the latest updates to the world’s first shared inbox designed for accounting, Lockstep Inbox.

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An Important R&D Tax Credit Update Impacting Startups in 2023

BurklandAssociates

By Nancy Torretta and Sam Leon An update to IRC Section 174 took effect January 1, 2022 that will impact the R&D Tax Credit for startups. What is IRC Section Read More. The post An Important R&D Tax Credit Update Impacting Startups in 2023 appeared first on Burkland. Accounting Taxes

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The latest on sales tax on shipping charges (part 1)

TaxConnex

Online sales could not exist without shipping, and the charges associated with shipping are subject to sales tax in many states. Question is, who has to pay that sales tax these days, and where?

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10 Ways to Keep Your Hourly Employees

Getting and keeping hourly workers is no longer as simple as offering them more cash. Employees have options. But this guide from Paycor will help you put your best foot forward to recruit, retain, and develop hourly workers so you can remain competitive.

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Anders Selects Missouri Veterans Endeavor (MOVE-STL) as 2023 Charity of Choice

Anders CPA

Each year, Anders employees nominate not-for-profit organizations to be considered the firm’s Charity of Choice. After tallying the votes for 2023, our Anders Charity of Choice is Missouri Veterans Endeavor (MOVE-STL)!

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The Largest Accounting Firm in Kentucky Thinks a Tower Will Win the Talent War

Going Concern

You ever been in a position where you’re juggling a few different offers from roughly equivalent firms? Of course you have. What factors do you consider when making this important decision? Salary, obviously. Culture, perhaps. Was the guy who interviewed you a dick? That definitely rates.

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2023 Business Tax Updates

Canopy Accounting

There are many interesting changes in business taxation for the 2023 season! Since tax planning for businesses is an important part of our practice, there are several things we need to be aware of. Tax Preparation and Planning

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Attributes of a Transformative Leader

CPA Practice

By Arianna Campbell. Are you the type of leader who inspires transformation in your firm? Do you believe in pushing the boundaries and challenging norms to propel your business operations forward? If so, you likely possess many attributes of a transformative leader.

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Register Now: Sneak Peek Into Close Automation SkyStem Web Demo

Join us as we present a "sneak peek" recorded demo of SkyStem's month-end close solution – ART. In under four weeks, your team can start reaping the benefits of month-end close automation by speeding up the month-end close and better managing your remote teams.

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Update: IRS Extends Filing Deadline for California Storm Victims: Tax Relief Available

KROST

The Governor’s office announced on January 13, 2023, that California will conform to the filing extensions granted by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for California storm victims.

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If Your Parents Were Poor, It Takes Longer to Climb the Ladder at KPMG (No Really)

Going Concern

Big 4 firms spit out all kinds of research — very little of which rates a mention beyond maybe somewhere in a linkwrap if that — but this research from KPMG we’re about to share with you (which we did bury in a linkwrap some weeks back ) deserves a callout of its own.

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What You Need to Know About California Paid Family Leave [+ FAQs]

Patriot Software

California was the first state to create a paid family leave (PFL) program in 2002 (benefits became available in 2004). Since then, 11 other states have created paid family leave programs (plus Washington D.C.).

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The Tax Blotter – Jan. 20, 2023

CPA Practice

The Tax Blotter is a round-up of recent tax news. The tax law provides generous tax breaks to investors in real estate, but there are several key tax pitfalls to watch out for. Be more active.

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The CFO Playbook: How to Decrease Costs & Increase Engagement

Learn how to reduce costs while simultaneously increasing employee morale.

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2023 Tax Pocket Guide

Withum

The goal of minimizing tax liability likely drives a desire to discover new advantages in the tax law. If this sounds familiar to you, when planning for the upcoming tax year, a great place to start is with the basics. We can help.

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Friday Footnotes: EY Can’t Hire Tech; John Doe Sues the PCAOB; Auditors Can’t Find Torpedoes and Missiles | 1.20.03

Going Concern

Practice Management How firms use stay interviews to boost retention [ Journal of Accountancy ] Job interviews have long been an essential part of the hiring process. But now, some public accounting firms are turning the lens on themselves.

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Starting And Operating A Small Construction Business On Limited Funds

Randal DeHart

So you have a great business idea and are convinced you can make it work, but you don't have much capital to get your business off the ground. Juggling existing financial commitments such as a mortgage or bank loan could put a squeeze on your business plans.

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How the CPA, CMA and EA Credentials Have Become Global Designations

CPA Practice

By Shawn Parikh. In the last few years there has been a shortage of critical skills with regards to the accounting profession and especially in the output of North American and European professionals with CPA, EA and CMA qualifications.

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Virtual Cards — Everything You Need to Know

Speaker: Eoin Hession, Controller at Recharge

Even though virtual cards have been part of the payments system for over ten years, there remains a lack of clarity around how they work and their value to companies large and small. In this webinar, Eoin Hession, Controller at Recharge, talks about how his company uses virtual cards in their operations. Sign up today!

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Building Playgrounds for Everybody With Build Jake’s Place

Withum

Explore Other Episodes. CivicWarriors #WithumImpact. The post Building Playgrounds for Everybody With Build Jake’s Place appeared first on Withum. Podcasts

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Remembering the Time Everyone at PwC Had to Work on MLK Day As a Noble Gesture to Honor Dr. King

Going Concern

The following message we’re about to share with you was sent out as a firmwide email from then-Chairman Dennis Nally to everyone at PwC almost exactly 15 years ago to the day.

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How Salesforce Native Apps Work Together to Provide Data in Real-time

Accounting Seed

Salesforce native accounting gives your company real-time data views that can quickly spotlight opportunities to grow revenue and lower costs.But what does “Salesforce native” mean? Businesses operate on data.

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State CPA Societies in Action: Illinois CPA Society

CPA Practice

Founded in 1903, the Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) is one of the largest state CPA societies in the nation, with the core mission of “enhancing the value of the CPA profession” through meaningful and convenient education, timely and relevant information, influential advocacy, and countless opportunities to make powerful professional connections.

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Happily Ever After: Core Guiding Principles to Achieving a Fairy Tale Month-End Close

Happily Ever After doesn’t just happen, except of course, in fairy tales. Hard work alone is not enough for month-end close best practices. It requires discipline, teamwork, and the right tools. All of this is within reach. Discover how your organization can achieve a Happily Ever After close.