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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    What Your Clients Need to Know About the PPP Holiday Gift

    Posted: January 5, 2021
    After the latest COVID-19 relief bill in December, many business leaders still need clarification surrounding PPP loan forgiveness, tax deductibility and what businesses are eligible for a new round of funding. Here are some answers.
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    Blockchain and Cryptoassets: A Wrap Up and Look Ahead

    Posted: December 10, 2020
    There are several big-picture trends and directions in blockchain and cryptoassets that CPAs should be keeping an eye on as the calendar flips to 2021.
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    How Cloud Transformation Impacts CPAs and Their Clients

    Posted: December 8, 2020
    By going to the cloud, essentially you are extending beyond the company's hosting of software on premise (four walls). However, current security models are not designed to accommodate the growing virtual nature of the extended enterprise, which creates a conflict either by limiting a company’s ability to conduct business or by putting the business at risk. Here are some considerations.
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    NJCPA’s Proposed Tax Provision Helps Small Businesses

    Posted: November 30, 2020
    The NJCPA recently released a statement proposing the State of New Jersey decouple from Internal Revenue Code Section 280E for certain small businesses. The current proposal calls for the enactment of a revenue threshold for cannabis businesses to determine eligibility for decoupling on a business-by-business basis.
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    How CPAs Should Advise Small Business Clients Ahead of Reopenings

    Posted: November 17, 2020
    Few small businesses in the U.S. have been unscathed by the pandemic. To help small business owners assess their options ahead of a full reopening, here is a checklist that CPAs can use to discuss with them.
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    Key Ways to Boost Your Virtual Connection Points

    Posted: October 30, 2020
    CPAs need to continue finding innovative ways to virtually connect with colleagues, targets and clients. Why? Because mastering virtual events can have a significant impact on long-term growth, facilitating important connections and bringing prospects back for more. ​
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    What CPAs Can Learn About Advisory from Donuts, Do-Nots and DuPont

    Posted: October 23, 2020
    Now is not the time for Main Street CPA firms to blend in; now is the time to stand out. Do not let opportunities to help your client and stand apart from your competition pass by. And do not only know the numbers. These guidelines can help as can the DuPont Model.


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