The Staffing Challenge


Recruiting quality people has become a much more difficult task due to a strong labor market. When asked what their biggest short-term staffing hurdle was, accounting and financial professionals said:

Locating experienced people to fill open positions (42%)

Upgrading weak links in the staff (29%)

Retaining talent (20%)

Getting qualified candidates to accept job offers (9%)

Source: "2006 Ajilon Workplace Staffing and Workplace Trends Survey."


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.