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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    6 Tips for Paying Off Student Loan Debt

    Posted: August 28, 2019
    The undergraduate or graduate education you received prior to getting your CPA may have come at a hefty price — a ton of student debt. Here is some advice, life hacks and tips for paying back your student loans.
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    5 Smart Strategies to Help CPAs Avoid a Lawsuit

    Posted: August 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.
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    Top 5 Millennial Money Mistakes

    Posted: August 16, 2019
    Millennials, those born between 1981 and 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.
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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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