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 CPAs Can Help Businesses Recoup Workers’ Comp Costs

    Posted: February 14, 2024
    Despite the best intentions of insurance agents and insurance companies in classifying and applying the rules and regulations regarding workers comp, it’s not uncommon for errors to occur. That's why CPAs need to know where they can help.
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    From Tiles to Taxes: How My Unconventional Career Path Helped Me Thrive in Public Accounting

    Posted: February 2, 2024
    Career paths don’t have to be traditional. Skills acquired in nearly every professional setting are often easily transferable to and applicable in a new one. It's important not to discount prior experience when considering a career in public accounting.
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    What CPAs Need to Know about ESG Reporting

    Posted: January 26, 2024
    It is crucial for CPAs to familiarize themselves with frameworks, standards and regulatory requirements governing ESG reporting.
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    ESG’s Impact on Valuations and the Benefits of ESG Mandated Reporting

    Posted: January 24, 2024
    By evaluating companies' sustainability disclosure statements, public investors will be in a position to reward better companies with higher share values while punishing the laggers. More importantly, investors may be able to avoid ESG surprises that can degrade share prices in an instant.
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    Sedentary Lifestyles Can Amplify the Need for Wellness Rethink Among CPAs

    Posted: January 11, 2024
    The changing nature of accounting work should compel employers and employees alike to reflect on their lifestyles and find ways to adopt healthier habits. Here are some personal and work considerations.
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    The Continued Fight Over Public Law 86-272

    Posted: January 8, 2024
    In addition to states that have officially adopted revised interpretations of Public Law 86-272, some states are adopting similar positions for the first time on audit. Taxpayers and their CPAs should be aware of the increasing aggressiveness of states towards the federal law, as well as the overreach of states.
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    4 Marketing Strategies for the Modern Accountant

    Posted: December 20, 2023
    Modern accountants have a lot of steps to take if they want to build a long-lasting business that attracts the right clients.


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