Firm Practice Management

CAQ increases diversity efforts with new initiative

The CAQ announced a strategic education initiative intended to expose students to careers in accounting, attract greater diversity and representation within the profession, and address barriers to entry from underrepresented and underserved groups.

The payoffs of RPA for one accounting firm

How can organizations and firms evaluate whether robotic process automation (RPA) is right for a project? First, they must know what RPA is and isn’t, and the pain points they are trying to address. An expert shares knowledge on the topic in this podcast episode with transcript.

Kovel agreement basics for you and your client

Kovel agreements, where an attorney, rather than the client, engages a CPA, may provide the client greater protection by extending attorney-client and attorney work product privileges to the CPA.

Top firms dig deeper to retain employees

As the Great Resignation continues unabated, top firms are beginning to raise starting salaries and add benefits to keep employees from looking for greener pastures.

IRS challenges emerge as top concern for firms

Challenges when working with the IRS emerged as the top issue for firms with 10 or fewer professionals, according to the 2022 AICPA Private Companies Practice Section (PCPS) CPA Firm Top Issues Survey.

Where to find September’s flipbook issue

The Journal of Accountancy is now completely digital. 





2022 Payroll Update

Employees working remotely have created numerous issues for employers. The 2022 Payroll Update report provides insight on remote workforce tax issues, pandemic payroll issues and employer credits, and worker classification issues in the gig economy.