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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    How to Be an Effective Neophyte Accounting Manager

    Posted: July 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.
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    Withholding Considerations for Nonresident Employees

    Posted: July 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.
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    5 Lessons for CPAs on Libra and Other Cryptocurrency Discussions

    Posted: July 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.
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    How Accountants Can Use White Papers as Lead Magnets

    Posted: June 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.
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    What I Learned from a Mock Audit Committee Meeting

    Posted: April 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.
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    CPAs Pay It Forward with “The Snack Run”

    Posted: April 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.”
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    Reflections from Another Tax Season

    Posted: April 4, 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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