Institutes Marketing Resource Gains Prize


The AICPAs CPA Marketing Tool Kit won a Big Apple Award from the Public Relations Society of America for exceptional support of marketing communications. Meanwhile, the Institute augmented the kit with a new brochure and speech designed to help members market their business consulting services to clients ( www.aicpa.org/cpamarketing ). These new resources offer guidance on forming a sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company and S or C corporation. The tool kit Web site also includes a downloadable logo bearing the professions new tagline, America Counts on CPAs. Direct questions or comments on the tool kit to cchinnici@aicpa.org .

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Technology assessments may open the door to new engagement opportunities for your firm. What is a technology assessment? How do you perform one? JofA Tech Q&A author J. Carlton Collins shows you in a detailed explanation.

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