Firm practice management

Innovation showcase: CPA employers on the cutting edge

Completely virtual workplaces. Flat hierarchies. Employees who set their own hours. Vacation stipends. Silicon Valley? Not quite. Meet seven employers that have radically rethought the ways they relate to their CPAs and are reinventing the accounting workplace.

GMLCPA: Cross-training

CEO and founder Gabrielle Luoma, CPA, CGMA, cross-trains her staff so they understand both their own and their co-workers’ roles.

Theresa Richardson, CPA

Theresa Richardson, CPA, is a partner and the chief talent officer at WithumSmith+Brown. As chief talent officer, she reports directly to the firm’s CEO and oversees all aspects of talent.

Rethinking retention

Retention expert Chason Hecht says employee retention requires tapping into employees’ need for connectedness, challenge, and fulfillment.

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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.

TAX PRACTICE CORNER

More R&D tax help

"Can I use the R&D credit?" PATH Act enhancements make the credit more attractive to a wider range of taxpayers.

QUIZ

Learn to choose between ‘who’ and ‘whom’

Writers can stumble over who and whom (or whoever and whomever). If you write for business, this quiz can help make your copy above reproach.