Firm practice management

How to make clients love your firm

Clients who feel an emotional connection to your firm can be your greatest assets — especially in an age where accounting work is becoming increasingly commoditized.

Responding to the growing gig economy

More people are patching together their incomes with less-traditional contracting and freelance work. Learn more about this trend and how CPAs can play a role.

How to deal with last-minute clients

Dealing with clients who wait until the last minute to submit their information is a reality for most accounting firms. CPAs offer their best tips for helping procrastinators meet deadlines.

Steps toward closing the gender pay gap

Eliminating pay disparities can help firms recruit and retain employees. Learn about the causes of the pay gap and what your firm can do to assess and revamp its compensation practices.

Disaster preparation basics

Failing to plan can have serious consequences for companies and firms that don’t prepare carefully for disaster recovery and business continuity.

In focus: Payroll

Tom Hammond, vice president, Corporate Strategy and Product Management for Paychex Inc., discusses common payroll considerations for CPA firms.

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Tax reform complicates year-end tax planning

Get your clients ready for tax season with these year-end tax planning strategies, which address how to make the most of recent tax law changes, such as the new deduction for qualified business income and the cap on the deductibility of state and local taxes.

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What RPA is and how it works

Robotic process automation is like an Excel macro that can work on multiple applications, says Danielle Supkis Cheek, CPA. RPA can complete routine, repetitive tasks such as data entry, freeing up employee time from lower-level chores.