Firm practice management

Women’s initiatives: A step-by-step plan

The AICPA Women’s Initiatives Executive Committee’s three-year pilot program helped firms discover the most effective methods for empowering women in the workplace.

Mitigating risk related to tax reform

While tax planning opportunities associated with the law may be a windfall to a CPA firm’s bottom line, vulnerability to professional liability claims exists.

Alpa Patel, CPA

By paying close attention to the people side of the business, accountants can deliver the full impact of their technical skills to clients, says Alpa Patel, CPA.

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.

Tips for handling anxious clients

Clients can get nervous when dealing with money, the IRS, one of the states, or any situation over which they have limited control.

Three steps for transferring ownership

Jennifer Wilson, a partner and co-founder of ConvergenceCoaching LLC, discusses best practices for transferring ownership from one generation to another.

Factors keeping top talent on board

Jennifer Wilson, a partner and co-founder of ConvergenceCoaching LLC, discusses reasons why bright, talented employees stay at their firms.

Building a state-of-the-art M&A target

A firm can enrich its value to prospective suitors by investing in a top-notch IT infrastructure and exhibiting a willingness to embrace new technologies.

Three keys to retiring with grace

Jennifer Wilson, a partner and co-founder of ConvergenceCoaching LLC, discusses strategies for paving the way to a smooth retirement.

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Building client loyalty with payroll services

In this report, CPA experts detail their tactics for performing successful payroll services, how to mitigate risk in the process, and the impact payroll can have as a value-added service.

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Using drones to enhance audits

Hermann Sidhu, CPA, global assurance digital leader at EY, walks us through EY’s exciting new project to use drones to help audit large warehouses and outdoor inventories.