Firm practice management

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?

Kristen Rampe, CPA

Creating a personal vision and taking responsibility for skills development can help professionals prepare themselves to be leaders, says Kristen Rampe, CPA.

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.

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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.

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Tackling TCJA changes this tax season

Return preparers must be ready for how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has modified many common features of individual and business returns.