Practice Management

Strategic planning and developing a marketing plan are critical topics to be covered in live, online forums the AICPA’s Private Company Practice Section (PCPS) is offering free to its members. The series, which began in June, includes events in August and September, with others to follow, and features presentations by prominent consultants. A schedule and information on section membership are available at the PCPS Firm Practice Center ( ).


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.


Bolster your data defenses

As you weather the dog days of summer, it’s a good time to make sure your cybersecurity structure can stand up to the heat of external and internal threats. Here are six steps to help shore up your systems.