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 I Experienced the Importance of Mentoring First-Hand

    Posted: September 13, 2021
    Through an internship at the NJCPA, I learned first-hand how valuable mentoring and insight can be and how it's something that can be utilized every single day up until the day I retire.
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    Cloud Versus On-Premise ERPs — Not Just Two Sides of the Same Coin

    Posted: August 17, 2021
    Cloud ERP allows remote users to access the functionality and data anywhere with an internet connection. Therefore, a cloud ERP system can help transform companies into resilient organizations that can weather any storm. Here's what you need to know.
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    The Importance of Data Visualization

    Posted: August 11, 2021
    As Big Data gets bigger, data visualization is becoming increasingly more important for CPAs, who need to understand large data sets and make informed decisions. Here are some considerations to keep in mind.
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    The Top 10 Misunderstandings Surrounding the ERC

    Posted: July 30, 2021
    To avoid headaches and heartaches down the road, clients need to fully understand and properly document how their business qualifies for the Employee Retention Credit. Here are some misconceptions that CPAs should know.
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    Diverse Faculty Attracts Diverse Students

    Posted: July 22, 2021
    Professors can have a significant impact on whether students decide to try a course in that subject — and ultimately make it a career — because they see it is being taught by someone who likely embodies similar life experiences. For example, the first Black CPA Ph.D.s have played an important role in attracting generations of future Black CPAs.
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    7 Questions Where Your Business Client Will Need Answers About their Finances

    Posted: June 30, 2021
    There are several reasons business clients run into cash flow problems or just simply need more money in a hurry. It’s better to get in front of this problem sooner than later and as their accountant, you need to be able to ask the tough questions.
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    What CPAs Need to Know About Small Businesses’ Cybersecurity Needs

    Posted: May 19, 2021
    As small and midsize businesses find their footing in the post-quarantine world, they must embrace the critical importance of cybersecurity and scale appropriately. CPAs and their clients should consider the following points.


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