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

  • 11 Essential Factors for Planning Your Annual Partner Meeting

    by Joseph Tarasco, CEO and senior consultant, Accountants Advisory Group LLC | Mar 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.
  • How Volunteering Spurs Professional Growth

    by Theresa Hinton, director of member engagement, NJCPA | Feb 28, 2019
    The NJCPA is extremely fortunate to have a community of members who give so much of themselves. What I’ve learned from them has made me a better volunteer. And it's helped them grow too.
  • Remembering What’s Irreplaceable During Busy Season

    by Joseph Hunt, SobelCo | Feb 19, 2019
    As busy season ramps up, it’s important to remember that amid the hustle of client work and late nights, taking the time to slow down and have a conversation with your clients is irreplaceable.
  • Becoming a Winning Team: Take a Lesson From the Super Bowl

    by Joseph Tarasco, CEO and senior consultant, Accountants Advisory Group, LLC | Feb 05, 2019
    As we look back on the Super Bowl, keep in mind that leading and managing an accounting firm is like coaching a football team — you play the game to win it, not just to play it.
  • How to Effectively Develop Leadership

    by Ed Guttenplan, CPA, MBA, CGMA, WilkinGuttenplan | Jan 30, 2019
    The more we reach down, listen and value the talents of our next generations beyond daily production value, the more firms and the profession will be prepared for the changing future.


We welcome interest in writing for NJCPA Focus. Please refer to the following guidelines in writing a blog post:

  • Have no more than 400 words in length.
  • Use bullet points/tips/recommendations, when possible.
  • Link to an objective or independent report or article, if available.
  • Do not sell a product or service.

To submit a blog post for consideration, contact Kathleen Hoffelder, content editor at NJCPA, at khoffelder@njcpa.org. All posts will be entered by NJCPA staff and reposted on social media.