• 5 Smart Strategies to Help CPAs Avoid a Lawsuit

    by Sarah Beckett Ference, CPA, CNA | Aug 20, 2019
    Talking first and establishing a meeting of the minds at the beginning of client interactions can help CPAs avoid lawsuits. Here are five smart strategies to follow.
  • Top 5 Millennial Money Mistakes

    by Bryan M. Kuderna, CFP®, RICP®, LUTCF, Kuderna Financial | Aug 16, 2019
    Millennials, those born between 1981-1996, are now the largest segment of the workforce. Here is some guidance that will enable many to make sound decisions to enable wealth building.
  • How to Be an Effective Neophyte Accounting Manager

    by Anthony Mongeluzo, president, PCS | Jul 31, 2019
    It’s difficult for an accountant with new managerial responsibilities to delegate because the perceived loss of control can rattle your self-confidence. These and other tasks can be performed easier if you follow some rules to guide you along.
  • Withholding Considerations for Nonresident Employees

    by Alan Goldenberg, JD, MBA, LL.M, principal, Friedman LLP | Jul 30, 2019
    Keeping track of the state requirements on employer withholding in nonresident states is very complex due to the fact that states have various standards. Here are examples that can help business owners, CPAs and their clients, and others understand the issue better.
  • 5 Lessons for CPAs on Libra and Other Cryptocurrency Discussions

    by Dr. Sean Stein Smith, professor, City University of New York–Lehman College | Jul 19, 2019
    With the recent two days of Congressional testimony by David Marcus of Facebook, it is clear that blockchain and the cryptoasset space have moved firmly into mainstream financial and accounting conversations. Here are some considerations that CPAs need to be aware of.
  • How Accountants Can Use White Papers as Lead Magnets

    by Hugh Duffy, co-founder and chief marketing officer, Build Your Firm | Jun 27, 2019
    Email marketing is the most effective marketing tool for any business, particularly an accounting firm. One way to provide prospects with high-value content is with a white paper. And using email to promote your white paper can help get leads.
  • 10 Ways CPAs Can Communicate Better

    by Susan Ascher, president and CEO of The Ascher Group | Jun 19, 2019
    As CPAs are typically more versed in numbers than the written word, most could use some reminders on what communication etiquette is needed for good leadership. Find out what are some dos and don'ts.
  • 3 Key Take Aways from the NJCPA 2019 Annual Convention & Expo

    by Puiman Chan, student, Stockton University | Jun 14, 2019
    I was among a group of Stockton University accounting students at the NJCPA 2019 Annual Convention & Expo. What we learned will help us both inside and outside the classroom.
  • 7 Tips to Make CSR Count for Your Firm

    by Jessica L. Levin, MBA, CMP, CAE, president of Seven Degrees, LLC | May 30, 2019
    CSR, or corporate social responsibility, is another acronym that matters. Creating programs that benefit society and your local community is no longer optional. Both your clients and your staff start to demand that accounting firms are socially responsible and proactive about giving back.
  • 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.
  • 4 Key Players in Becoming a CPA

    by Kim Condurso, member development specialist, NJCPA | Mar 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

    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.