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 I Learned from a Mock Audit Committee Meeting

    Posted: April 26, 2019
    Rowan accounting students observed a simulation of a real-life audit committee meeting. The mock event illustrated the realities of working with clients in public accounting and the need for open and honest communication between companies and their auditors.
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    CPAs Pay It Forward with “The Snack Run”

    Posted: April 23, 2019
    Tax season can be stressful for accounting firm employees, but rather than focus on the long hours we see it as an opportunity to develop new ways to give back to our community. One way in which we donate and de-stress from the tax season is to go on what we call, “The Snack Run.”
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    Reflections from Another Tax Season

    Posted: April 4, 2019
    As another tax busy season slogs to a close, CPAs have lots of interesting memories to share. Here are mine. See if they ring true for you.
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    4 Key Players in Becoming a CPA

    Posted: March 26, 2019
    When it comes to applying for the CPA Exam, it's easy to get confused with the number of organizations involved in the process. So, who are some key players and what are their roles?
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    11 Essential Factors for Planning Your Annual Partner Meeting

    Posted: March 22, 2019
    Getting your firm to the next level of success is about inspiring change, unleashing talented partners, making critical business decisions, and making contributions to the firm’s long-term future.
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    How Volunteering Spurs Professional Growth

    Posted: February 28, 2019
    The NJCPA is extremely fortunate to have a community of members who give so much of themselves. What I’ve learned from them has made me a better volunteer. And it's helped them grow too.
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    Remembering What’s Irreplaceable During Busy Season

    Posted: February 19, 2019
    As busy season ramps up, it’s important to remember that amid the hustle of client work and late nights, taking the time to slow down and have a conversation with your clients is irreplaceable.


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