Firm practice management

Timing your exit

This article offers factors to consider when deciding when to bow out of their firm.

How new CPAs can build a book of business

New CPAs can plant the seeds of future business now by taking steps such as joining groups, solidifying relationships with their contacts, and using social media to raise their profile.

Award recognizes innovation in public accounting firms

Caitlin Lacher and Rachael Higginbotham, marketing team members with the Louisiana-based accounting and business advisory firm Postlethwaite & Netterville, received CPA.com’s Innovative Practitioners 2016 Award.

Exploring mentorship: A graceful exit

At one midsize Illinois firm, staff members who want to leave the firm receive mentoring assistance as they pursue their career’s next chapter.

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Keeping client information safe in an age of scams and security threats

A look at the Dirty Dozen tax scams and ways to protect taxpayer information.

TECHNOLOGY Q&A

How to create maps in Excel 2016

Microsoft Excel 2016 has two new mapping capabilities. J. Carlton Collins, CPA, demonstrates how to make masterful 2D and 3D maps in Excel 2016.

QUIZ

News quiz: IRS enforcement, a hot job, and audit value

The IRS’s 2016 Data Book, a “hot job” of particular interest at this time of year, and insight into how executive and audit committees view the insights from financial statement audits received attention recently. See how much you know with this short quiz.