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

  • Why I Joined the Student Ambassador Program

    by Puiman Chan, student, Stockton University | May 28, 2019
    The ambassador role is not only an important and unique responsibility, but also a way to meet new friends, make an impact on prospective students, and add valuable experience to your resume.
  • Leadership Lessons from Game of Thrones

    by Rachel Anevski, MAOB, PHR, SHRM-CP, founder and CEO of Matters of Management, LLC | May 02, 2019
    In Game of Thrones lingo, if a leader is the director then the "hand" is the steady that gets it done. Having great leaders is imperative, but the first follower is key in carrying out tasks to completion. So, who is your "Hand of the King?"
  • What I Learned from a Mock Audit Committee Meeting

    by John Villarante, student, Rowan University | Apr 26, 2019
    Rowan accounting students observed a simulation of a real-life audit committee meeting. The mock event illustrated the realities of working with clients in public accounting and the need for open and honest communication between companies and their auditors.
  • CPAs Pay It Forward with “The Snack Run”

    by Leonard C. Green, CPA, CEO and founder of The Green Group | Apr 23, 2019
    Tax season can be stressful for accounting firm employees, but rather than focus on the long hours we see it as an opportunity to develop new ways to give back to our community. One way in which we donate and de-stress from the tax season is to go on what we call, “The Snack Run.”
  • Reflections from Another Tax Season

    by Gregory Debski, CPA, Esq., LLM-Tax, editor-in-chief, Thedailyyap.com | Apr 04, 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.


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