Firm practice management

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.

SPONSORED REPORT

How the election may affect taxation of business income

This report summarizes recent proposals to reform the U.S. business income tax system and considers the path to enactment of any such legislation.

VIDEO

How to Excel pivot a general ledger

The general ledger is a vast historical data archive of your company's financial activities, including revenue, expenses, adjustments, and account balances. J. Carlton Collins, CPA, shows how to prepare data for, and mine data with, PivotTables.

QUIZ

Did you follow 2016’s biggest accounting news?

CPAs will remember 2016 as a year of new standards and new faces. How well did you follow the biggest accounting events? The 7 questions in this quiz will help you find out