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Accounting Career Development: 3 Ways Accounting Firms Can Develop and Retain Employees

Accounting Career Development: 3 Ways Accounting Firms Can Develop and Retain Employees

When it comes to activities that aren’t easily measured in ROI, many of us in the accounting profession have a hard time justifying time spent. If your firm is like most, offering employees services they’ll truly appreciate — such as accounting career development — often fall to the bottom of the to-do list. But, if … Read More

Accounting Trends: What Will New Accounting Clients Want from Your Firm?

Accounting Trends: What Will New Accounting Clients Want from Your Firm?

Right now, life in the accounting profession is good. Growth trends are on an upswing with accounting market employment up more than 4% over last year and steady revenue growth since 2011. We’ve rebounded from the recession and are starting to gain confidence again. Time to sit back and relax, right? Wrong. I’m starting a … Read More

Resolve to Evolve Your Practice in 2016

Resolve to Evolve Your Practice in 2016

It’s the start of another year and resolutions abound. While laying off the cookies and hitting the gym top nearly everyone’s list, what about making a resolution to transform your firm’s identity by providing advisory and consulting-based services to your clients? While it may seem overwhelming, especially with tax season looming, making this move is … Read More

Need to Know

Need to Know

Integrating Checkpoint® with UltraTax CS® Puts the Information You Need Right Where You Need It Timothy D. Evans, CPA, MS Tax, has been a tax and accounting professional since 1981, so he remembers when online information searches were in their infancy. “They were expensive and rudimentary,” says Evans, the tax partner at Vicenti, Lloyd & … Read More

Forward-Thinking Firm

Forward-Thinking Firm

[Image ©Eric Millette] Chris Coggins had a new-client presentation to give on behalf of his firm, The Tax Office, Inc., but he didn’t get a chance to prepare for it. Then he remembered the Practice Forward™ materials he’d been given at a Thomson Reuters Partner Summit in 2015. Using the materials, Coggins developed a proposal … Read More