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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    Embrace Innovation to Survive and Thrive

    Posted: August 31, 2018
    Digital transformation will continue to up the expectation ante from customers. It’s a challenge but, like all challenges, it opens an opportunity. Find out how your organization can use data and technology to better engage with customers, understand what they want, and accelerate growth in 2018.
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    What I Learned from Being a Tax Intern

    Posted: August 23, 2018
    Interning at JPMorgan has forever changed my views on an accounting career and it continues to fuel my desire to pursue my degree and CPA license. Here are some points about accounting internships that I can pass along.
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    There's No Time Like the Present for Life Insurance

    Posted: August 16, 2018
    Most people spend more time planning vacations than they do on organizing their finances, particularly determining life insurance needs. For CPAs, the same holds true.
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    Tax Practitioners Need to Analyze Their Own Risk Appetites Before Servicing the Cannabis Industry

    Posted: July 31, 2018
    Tax practitioners will have to examine their appetite for risk before serving clients in the cannabis industry. Education on Internal Revenue Codes will allow tax practitioners to best protect themselves from scrutiny as will understanding the calculation of cost of goods sold (COGs).
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    5 Considerations When First Starting Out in Accounting

    Posted: July 25, 2018
    When first starting out at a firm, early career professionals need to have a positive attitude, ask for feedback and ask questions. Find out other ways to begin the job right.
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    10 Things Accounting Professionals Should Know About Social Media

    Posted: July 20, 2018
    Your accounting firm or business needs to have an awesome social media presence. If you neglect social media, you are leaving money on the table.
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    Lessons Learned at NJCPA 2018 Annual Convention & Expo

    Posted: June 28, 2018
    Like the professional attendees, as a student, I learned valuable information at the New Jersey Society of CPAs (NJCPA) 2018 Annual Convention & Expo. Here are three lessons to pass on.


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