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

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    What Clients with College-Age Dependents Need to be Aware of Under the New Tax Bill

    Posted: March 16, 2018
    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 was touted as a tax savings for all Americans, but clients with college-age children don’t stand to reap those benefits. The bad news will sink in for clients when they put together their 2018 tax returns next year.
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    How Business Valuations Help in Owner Disputes

    Posted: March 7, 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.
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    Discreet Office Exercises During Busy Season

    Posted: February 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.
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    Planning Your Clients’ Exit Strategy

    Posted: February 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.
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    Why Advocacy Matters

    Posted: February 9, 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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    Business Success Still Requires a Personal Touch

    Posted: February 7, 2018
    While technological advancements will always have their place in business, one should never forget the human touch. In order to make a personal connection, the following tips can help.
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    Why Soft Skills Matter

    Posted: January 24, 2018
    Workforce preparedness for accounting professionals isn’t merely just about hard skills anymore. Soft skills often are a key differentiator.


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