Practice growth and client service

Got a few challenging clients?

Here are some steps you can take to minimize conflict or tension that arises due to miscommunication or other issues.

The dangers of dabbling

Undertaking new, unfamiliar service offerings can elevate the risk of errors and professional liability claims.

Crowdfunding brings new opportunities for CPAs

The explosive growth of crowdfunding will allow CPAs to bring more value to businesses by auditing or reviewing their financials, advising them on taxes and best practices, and helping them minimize risk.

Succeeding with a narrow focus

Specializing and focusing on a narrow range of services can help CPAs and audit firms reduce training costs and risks.

Q&A: Price-sensitivity training

To price effectively, CPA firms first need to determine clients’ price sensitivity. Author and consultant Ron Baker, an unabashed value-pricing champion, explains how firms should communicate with clients to develop effective pricing.

Q&A: How to present your prices to customers

Talking to clients about your pricing options can be a challenging conversation. Here are a few tips that can help, starting with why you should avoid using the word “fee.”

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Why cybercriminals are targeting CPAs

This free report expands on the most commonly found scams, why education and specialized IT knowledge help to lessen security vulnerabilities, and why every firm should plan carefully for how it would respond to a breach.

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How tax reform will impact individual taxpayers

Amy Wang, a CPA who is a senior technical manager for tax advocacy at the AICPA, answers to some of the most common questions on how the new tax reform law will impact individual taxpayers.