Payroll: Ready to boost your bottom line and client relationships?

Sponsored by Intuit, Paychex, SurePayroll, AccountantsWorld, ADP and HomePay

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Wage and tax calculations, IRS requirements, treatment of 401(k) and other contributions, and filing deadlines are only a few of the arduous tasks that can make payroll administration and management a challenge for even the most dedicated business owners—and a thriving service area for CPAs.

As experienced professionals skilled in finance, tax, and in many cases management and Human resources, CPAs are uniquely positioned to guide clients, both business and consumer, through a process that each year has become more fraught with complex laws, regulations, and policies. Benefits for CPAs providing payroll services can range from increased revenue and a deeper client commitment to new professional development opportunities for staff and an enhanced reputation. In this Special Focus Report, executives in payroll and human resources administration discuss issues ranging from the benefits and top features of client payroll systems to the effect that technology is having on them.

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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.