Practice growth and client service

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.

How to keep clients after an accounting practice sale

Client attrition is one of the biggest threats to the success of an accounting firm merger or sale. Buyers and sellers both have pivotal parts to play if they want to maximize the benefits and minimize the risks of the transition process.

Got a few challenging clients?

Here are some steps you can take to minimize conflict or tension that arises due to miscommunication or other issues.

The dangers of dabbling

Undertaking new, unfamiliar service offerings can elevate the risk of errors and professional liability claims.

Crowdfunding brings new opportunities for CPAs

The explosive growth of crowdfunding will allow CPAs to bring more value to businesses by auditing or reviewing their financials, advising them on taxes and best practices, and helping them minimize risk.

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