Professional Development

How CPAs can rise above a polarized political climate

A severely polarized political climate doesn’t have to stop CPAs from achieving their ambitions. Instead, a little empathy can go a long way, according to AICPA governing Council guest speaker Amy Walter, publisher and editor-in-chief of The Cook Political Report.

The abilities employers seek from accounting graduates

Today’s accounting graduates are tasked with learning new technologies at a more rapid pace, dealing with larger datasets, and solving more complex problems earlier on in their careers than their predecessors did.

Stephanie C. Palmertree, CPA, CGMA

Stephanie C. Palmertree, CPA, CGMA, explains how the Mississippi Office of the State Auditor overhauled its CPE system by training its own staff to teach.

Increase your influence at work

This article discusses ways to be proactive and show that you can see beyond your role and understand the bigger picture for your entire organization.

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.