Career management

Avoid these cover letter mistakes

CPA managers and hiring experts frequently see obvious mistakes, and those errors can weaken an accountant’s chances of being hired.

Unhappy in your work? Tell someone!

This column explores six strategies employees can use to drive an honest dialogue about their satisfaction and increase their chances of remaining with their firm.

Bridget Kaigler, CPA, CGMA

Meeting with people directly — rather than relying on a phone call or email — is one of the simple methods Bridget Kaigler, CPA, CGMA, suggests professionals use to build their reputation as leaders.

NEWS

IRS sets start date for tax season

The IRS announced that tax season will start in late January and that it will issue refunds to taxpayers despite the partial shutdown of the federal government.

PODCAST

Why CPAs can’t wait on automation tools

What do accounting firms waiting on others to develop AI, automation, and data analytics tools have in common with a baseball fan sitting in a stadium filling with water at an exponential rate? The answer could determine your firm’s fate.