NJCPA Focus is an informative blog that discusses timely issues, trends and developments in the accounting industry from NJCPA members, staff and other professionals. 

  • How Business Valuations Help in Owner Disputes

    by Roy H. Kvalo, CPA, ABV, CFF, CGMA, CVA, director, The Curchin Group | Mar 07, 2018
    When business owners are embroiled in conflict, a valuation can be instrumental in paving the way to a resolution. There are three valuation approaches that should generally be considered in an owner's dispute.
  • Marijuana in the Garden State

    by Raymond Owens, CPA, tax supervisor, WithumSmith+Brown | Mar 02, 2018
    With his Jan. 16 inauguration, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy brings a bold new agenda headlined by a desire to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Legislation has already been introduced in New Jersey. Find out what it means for CPAs.
  • Discreet Office Exercises During Busy Season

    by Nicole DeRosa, CPA, MAcc, WithumSmith+Brown | Feb 23, 2018
    We have a very sedentary job as accountants and one of the worst things to do is to sit ALL day long. With busy season upon us, we could all benefit by doing some simple exercises right at our desk. Give these a try.
  • Planning Your Clients’ Exit Strategy

    by Robert Hopper, CPA, partner, Sax LLP | Feb 15, 2018
    One of the most important functions we have as our clients' trusted business advisor is to help them navigate through and plan for their exit strategy. Exit strategies take many forms. Here are some tips to consider when formulating an exit strategy.
  • Why Advocacy Matters

    by Jeffrey Kaszerman, government relations director, NJCPA | Feb 09, 2018
    Advocacy is particularly important with a new administration in Trenton and the accounting industry on the cusp of change from both internal and external forces. Take a look at NJCPA’s advocacy efforts.


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