Many CPA firms are making a concerted effort to get partners working in areas that play to their strengths—and compensate them for those tasks.
Practice growth and client service
Blake Christian, a tax partner with HCVT, drops in to reveal the secrets he’s learned from opening several new offices over the years.
Capable accountants will be needed to oversee and use advanced technology.
This column offers steps to position your firm to keep your corporate clients as they transition their businesses and find new individual clients as your existing clients age out.
CPAs can use these strategies to help their brick-and-mortar clients.
Other keys to a great retirement include clarity of purpose, well-being, connectedness, giving back, and pursuing one’s passions.
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While jobs do disappear with the advent of new technology, new jobs sprout up with them.
Dogs can add stress relief, joy, and companionship at work.
As entrepreneurial workers increasingly embrace the autonomy and flexibility of performing as independent contractors, they need CPA firms to help them with taxes, accounting services and other business needs.
Success starts with honing in on a firm’s “sweet spot” in terms of services provided, and identifying the firm’s best (and worst) clients.
The demand is increasing for CPA firms to understand how new technologies are affecting clients.
Prompt, effective responses to clients’ concerns are essential for firms and CPAs, who take pride in their reputation for service.
Demand for cybersecurity consulting helped drive the growth, accounting for $7.1 billion in revenue.
Some profitable firms have found that employee stock ownership plans have helped them preserve their culture and provide stability.
During times of grief, family members often become overwhelmed and make quick decisions about inheritance details they don’t understand.
Sometimes CPAs do not realize that clients are dissatisfied with their level of responsiveness.
Treat a client termination as if it were a hike through uncharted lands.
For the good of clients and employees, Virginia-based Wall, Einhorn & Chernitzer PC has made long-term success a priority. A gradual, five-year buy-in process is designed to make it affordable for new shareholders to move into their positions in the firm's leadership.
The gains are especially big among large CPA firms.