NJCPA Focus

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 Blockchain and Cryptoasset Banking Developments Could Enhance the Cannabis Marketplace

    Posted: February 25, 2021
    This is the second in a three-part series on how the cannabis industry can potentially benefit from a blockchain and cryptoasset payment system. Find out what might open the door to wider adoption.
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    Four Tips on How CPAs Can Digitally Upskill

    Posted: February 18, 2021
    If there's anything that this pandemic has highlighted, it’s that all professionals, including CPAs, need digital upskilling to keep up with modern technology and the evolving workforce. Here's how CPAs can adapt.
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    New Book Inspires Us All to Work Toward More Diversity

    Posted: February 11, 2021
    The book, When I Grow Up I Want to Be … An Accountant, reveals to children that accountants work almost everywhere — sports, movies, the arts, even schools — and anyone can be an accountant, no matter your race or gender. This inspires us all to work towards an open and diverse profession.
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    3 Ways Automation Can Increase the Efficiency of Tax Preparation

    Posted: February 9, 2021
    Introducing new technology can be a significant step, but it will be essential in maintaining a profitable tax return preparation operation and enabling staff to focus on providing the higher-value services that clients are seeking.
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    Strategies for Teaching During a Pandemic

    Posted: February 4, 2021
    With virtual teaching, it’s important to make sure students are engaged and learning the course content. Here are some strategies that helped me during the early days of the pandemic and could assist CPAs and others who are teaching classes now.
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    How the Cannabis Industry Can Benefit from a Blockchain and Cryptoasset Payment System

    Posted: January 19, 2021
    Despite more political acceptance and a large growth potential for the cannabis market in New Jersey, cannabis organizations continue to be hamstrung by the slowly evolving payments landscape. Here are some considerations regarding payment options.
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    Legislative Approval of S21 Leads the Way for More Taxes on Cannabis Sales

    Posted: January 7, 2021
    The language in S21 (passed in December) provides that New Jersey cannabis sales are not only subject to the standard sales and use tax, and that it is the intention to enact “other subsequent law of similar effect.” Find out how these will apply.

 

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