Up the Ladder of Success


By acquiring the right mix of personal and business skills, accounting
and finance professionals can increase their chances of being promoted,
according to a recent survey of more than 400 companies.
To get ahead in their careers, CPAs should concentrate on honing professional skills in
They’ll advance fastest if they develop these personal skills:
The most common ways accounting and finance professionals get their technology training:
Source: Accounting Principals, Jacksonville, Florida, www.accountingprincipals.com .


Year-end tax planning and what’s new for 2016

Practitioners need to consider several tax planning opportunities to review with their clients before the end of the year. This report offers strategies for individuals and businesses, as well as recent federal tax law changes affecting this year’s tax returns.


News quiz: Retirement planning, tax practice, and fraud risk

Recent reports focused on a survey that gauges the worries about retirement among CPA financial planners’ clients, a suit that affects tax practitioners, and a guide that offers advice on fraud risk. See how much you know with this short quiz.


Tips for first-year auditors

For a new auditor, the first busy season can be an exciting time and a fantastic opportunity for professional growth. Here are suggestions for new auditors and those who nurture their development.