IssuesWatch Podcast

This timely podcast covers the latest issues impacting CPAs and accounting professionals in New Jersey. Topics range from legislative initiatives to accounting and auditing updates, to economic issues and more.

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Episodes

  • IssuesWatch Podcast

    An Inside Look at New Jersey’s Growing TV and Film Industry

    June 21, 2022
    New Jersey has a long history in the film and television industries, but it’s now seeing explosive growth. In just four years, spending by TV and film productions in New Jersey has grown from $50 million annually to $440 million. One of the things contributing to this growth is the state’s film and digital media tax credit. We talk to Dave Smith, vice chair of the New Jersey Motion Picture & Television Commission, about the tax credit and other efforts to make the state an appealing place for producers. ​
  • IssuesWatch Podcast

    A&A Update with Brad Muniz – 6/14/22

    June 14, 2022
    The AICPA Auditing Standards Board recently approved new quality management standards. And various standards-setting bodies continue to issue regulations and guidance around environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting. Find out what all of this means for your firm or company.
  • IssuesWatch Podcast

    The Way Forward for the Accounting Profession

    June 9, 2022
    Jeremy Nau, CPA, joins host Dr. Sean Stein Smith, CPA, to discuss technologies that are impacting the accounting profession — and what current and future CPAs need to do to prepare for the future. They also discuss how firms can attract and retain professionals.
  • IssuesWatch Podcast

    Developing Your EPS

    June 7, 2022
    In survey after survey, employers state that soft skills are either as important or more important than hard skills. But the term “soft skills” has gotten a bad rap over the years. A better term, according to Thomas Metelski - a CPA and the founder of Jump Coaching & Consulting - is enhanced people skills (EPS). Thomas shares how CPAs can use the five “As” to improve their EPS.
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