Firm practice management

Application advice for SBA loans

You’re likely to have questions about the Paycheck Protection Program loans offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration. This podcast episode has some answers.

5 steps for advising clients during COVID-19 crisis

With the COVID-19 pandemic causing unprecedented economic turmoil, small businesses need financial guidance and expertise more than ever before. CPAs and firms can provide that assistance by following a five-step process.

Creating webinars to answer client questions

The coronavirus pandemic has unleashed a flood of tax, audit and other accounting-related questions. Webinars offer CPAs an efficient way to tackle topics affecting large numbers of clients, staff or other stakeholders.

The 2020s: A decade of change

CPA firms will be challenged by changes in technology and demographics over the next 10 years. In this video, three CPA firm leaders talk about how firms can meet these challenges.

AICPA-led coalition calls for small business funding

An AICPA-led coalition is urging quick government action to avert layoffs and allow small businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic to continue paying workers. A key step is a federal payroll funding account that small business payroll processors could use to get money directly to employees.

10 real reasons to go (and stay) remote

This article explores the reasons firms should move to remote work management on an ongoing basis and why resisting remote work and service delivery can place a firm at a competitive disadvantage.

Regulators clear way for certain loan modifications amid pandemic

A move by regulators to ease certain restrictions for borrowers in good standing will facilitate loan modifications linked to the coronavirus pandemic. But borrowers will need to act fast to secure relief while still in good standing with their lenders, which has been defined as being less than 30 days past due on contractual payments at the time a modification is implemented.

Sprint your way to a digital future

Today’s rapid rate of change makes detailed multiyear digital transformation plans difficult, says Dan Griffiths, CPA, CGMA. A better approach is to set a long-term vision, then plan and execute it in two-week sprints.

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Getting leases in line

ASC Topic 842 is a relatively simple standard that can mean profound changes for organizations with leases. This report examines what makes this standard challenging and describes new ways for CPAs to add value.