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

Sponsored by Intuit, Paychex, SurePayroll, AccountantsWorld, ADP and Care.com 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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CAREER TIPS

CPAs share lessons from dads

To celebrate Father’s Day, the JofA asked accountants across the country to share some lessons they learned from their fathers—especially ones that helped them later on in the accounting profession. Here are their stories.

SPONSORED REPORT

How to audit high risk areas

Revenue recognition, internal control over financial reporting, accounting estimates and going concern are areas of audit that have emerged as particularly challenging and complex.

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

Q&A: How to determine a client’s price sensitivity

To price effectively, CPA firms first need to determine the price sensitivity of individual clients. Author and consultant Ron Baker, an unabashed value-pricing champion, explains how to do it in this Q&A.