Firm Practice Management

Barrett Simonis, CPA

Holding a leadership conference for college students can help firms build valuable relationships and aid in recruiting, according to Barrett Simonis, CPA.

A new internet domain for the CPA profession: .cpa

The AICPA and CPA.com are launching .cpa, a restricted Internet domain exclusively for licensed CPA firms and, beginning next year, individual CPAs. The new .cpa domain is designed to promote greater trust in firms’ online interactions with clients and the public.

Ask the expert: Talent strategies

Mike Schneider, East Region Managing Partner, Audit for KPMG LLP, offered insights into how the firm is dealing with the changes to its workplaces while continuing to serve clients.

Blockchain not seen transforming accounting processes — yet

Blockchain is often misunderstood. For instance, there is not one blockchain but many. Similarly, there are many opinions about how blockchain will affect the practice of accounting. Participants in the our annual technology roundtable add their voices to the debate.

What you probably didn’t know about racism in the workplace

The culture of a workplace, be that in a company or an accounting firm, determines how employees and customers are treated, says Stephanie Creary. To assess how racism is a factor requires open, frank conversations and leaders willing to listen and learn what they probably didn’t know.

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Get your clients ready for tax season

These year-end tax planning strategies address recent tax law changes enacted to help taxpayers deal with the pandemic, such as tax credits for sick leave and family leave and new rules for retirement plan distributions, as well as techniques for putting your clients in the best possible tax position.

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Keeping you informed and prepared amid the coronavirus crisis

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