Firm practice management

Challenges continue for African-American accountants

Recently launched affinity programs have improved mentoring opportunities, but African-Americans feel left out of informal social networks and challenged in navigating corporate politics, a new survey shows.

Lester McKeever Jr., CPA, J.D.

Accounting firm leaders can position their firms for continued growth by paying close attention to succession planning for their talented people, according to Mitchell Titus partner Lester McKeever Jr., CPA, J.D.

What it was like to work for a legendary CPA

Lester McKeever talks about what it was like to work for Mary T. Washington, a legendary accountant who became the first female African-American CPA in 1943, and also offers advice on succession planning at smaller firms.

Working together to grow the CPA pipeline

Accounting students are the future of the profession. So how can professors and practitioners work together to make sure those students complete their education and go on to earn their CPA license with the skill sets they need to be successful?

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Maximizing the higher education tax credits

A counterintuitive strategy can save taxes by including otherwise excludable scholarships in gross income.

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Solving the lease accounting challenge

The challenges of the new lease accounting standard have been pervasive to say the least. In this free, independently-written report, you'll learn effective adoption strategies as well as resources for easing the transition to the new standard.