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Indemnification: Understanding Your Risks

Posted on April 12, 2019

CPA firms are experiencing an uptick in clients trying to embed indemnification and/or hold-harmless clauses in various agreements with the firms. Many of the clauses are inappropriate for CPA services or are overly broad, even to the point of shifting all liability to the CPA firms. Here are some considerations to weigh before agreeing to any such clauses.​

New Jerseyans Feel Overtaxed, Dissatisfied With State Handling of Financial Issues

Posted on April 10, 2019

As Tax Day approaches, about eight in 10 New Jerseyans feel they pay too much in taxes and are not happy with what the state government is doing about the affordability of living in the Garden State.

IRS Explains Tax Treatment of State and Local Tax Refunds

Posted on March 29, 2019

The IRS has clarified the tax treatment of state and local tax refunds arising from any year in which the new limit on the state and local tax (SALT) deduction is in effect.


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Management of an Accounting Practice: Staffing and Succession Planning

May 8, 2019

How can you compete in today's market? Learn success strategies that sole practitioners and small firms can leverage to increase retention and stay a cut above the competition. Our experts will identify staffing and succession planning problems and solutions to ready your firm for the future.

Hot Topics: Employment Law Update

May 16, 2019

New Jersey's Equal Pay Act became effective on July 1st, 2018. These new regulations will affect all businesses in New Jersey. Don't miss out on an update designed for managers.

IssuesWatch Live: Professional Issues Update

June 12, 2019

The accounting profession is rapidly changing due to technology, regulation and the business climate. As a CPA or financial professional, it is imperative that you know where the profession is headed so you can make the necessary changes to be ready for the future.


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11 Tips to Consider Regarding Your Estimated Taxes

Posted on April 9, 2019

Alas, you may need to pay estimated taxes to the IRS and one or more states during the year if you have income that is not subject to withholding. Here are 11 points to consider regarding your estimated taxes if you need to pay them and how to pay them.

Responding to Pressure to Provide CPA-to-Lender ‘Comfort’ Letters

Posted on April 9, 2019

CPAs can come under fire from banks and other lenders pressuring them to provide assurances regarding their clients’ financial strength. Tempting as it may be to comply with such requests, providing the requested assurances could put CPAs and their licenses at significant risk.

5 Myths About Tax Refunds

Posted on April 8, 2019

While there’s no secret way for taxpayers to find out when their refund will be issued, there are some key facts that can help people understand the refund process. Here are five common myths about tax refunds.


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Reflections from Another Tax Season

Posted on April 4, 2019

As another tax busy season slogs to a close, CPAs have lots of interesting memories to share. Here are mine. See if they ring true for you.

4 Key Players in Becoming a CPA

Posted on March 26, 2019

When it comes to applying for the CPA Exam, it's easy to get confused with the number of organizations involved in the process. So, who are some key players and what are their roles?

11 Essential Factors for Planning Your Annual Partner Meeting

Posted on March 22, 2019

Getting your firm to the next level of success is about inspiring change, unleashing talented partners, making critical business decisions, and making contributions to the firm’s long-term future.


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Be a Seminar Moderator

Posted on April 16, 2019

The NJCPA is looking for members interested in attending and moderating seminars at a discounted registration fee.

Submit a Nomination for the Ovation Awards

Posted on January 31, 2019

Honor a superstar whose exemplary efforts and stellar achievements are advancing New Jersey’s accounting profession. Nominate a peer, a colleague or yourself today for the NJCPA's new Ovation Awards.

Join the Emerging Technologies Interest Group

Posted on June 4, 2018

The Emerging Technologies Interest Group is a new community of NJCPA members intent on sharing and sharpening their knowledge of current and emerging technologies.


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