Firm practice management

Graylin Smith, CPA, CGMA

Guiding clients through opportunities and risks requires a careful process, according to Graylin Smith, CPA, CGMA.

How CPAs helped save businesses during COVID-19

Many small businesses were forced to reinvent themselves to survive the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how CPAs who offer client advisory services helped business-owner clients explore new options for creating revenue.

Ease staff’s fears about returning to the office

Firm leaders can address staff’s anxieties by discussing the rationale for returning to in-person work, communicating transparently about the safety measures they are taking, implementing employee feedback and, when possible, giving staff control over when they return.

Restaurant industry recovery aided by CPAs, 2 leaders with longtime ties

CPAs and restaurant owners have worked together closely to overcome the devastating consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. Bill Pirolli, CPA/CFF/PFS, CGMA, and Brian Casey, who are Rhode Island natives and chair their respective association boards, endeavor to help the industry recover.

Coming together to advance Black CPAs

Leaders whose organizations focus on promoting the advancement of Black CPAs, both on their own and as a part of the Black CPA Centennial, offer insights on where the profession stands and where it needs to go.

SPONSORED REPORT

Get your clients ready for tax season

Upon its enactment in March, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) introduced many new tax changes, some of which retroactively affected 2020 returns. Making the right moves now can help you mitigate any surprises heading into 2022.

100th ANNIVERSARY

Black CPA Centennial, 1921–2021

With 2021 marking the 100th anniversary of the first Black licensed CPA in the United States, a yearlong campaign kicked off to recognize the nation’s Black CPAs and encourage greater progress in diversity, inclusion, and equity in the CPA profession.