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Why Stories Will Help You Sell More Tax & Accounting Services

Why Stories Will Help You Sell More Tax & Accounting Services

Once upon a time, there was a CPA Firm that desperately wanted to grow. It was a good accounting firm, following the rules and regulations set forth by the regulatory agencies, providing quality client service and hiring only the best and brightest talent. It was a relatively young firm, but it dreamed of being recognized … Read More

U.S. Treasury Seeks Comments on CbC Reporting Form

U.S. Treasury Seeks Comments on CbC Reporting Form

On August 22, 2016, Treasury published a notice in the Federal Register seeking comments on IRS Form 8975 (Country-by-Country Report), which ultimate parent entities of U.S. multinational enterprise (MNE) groups will use for country-by-country (CbC) reporting purposes. Written comments are due by September 21, 2016. The notice says that “businesses or … Read More

PwC’s David Ernick on Companies’ Response to BEPS Action 13

PwC’s David Ernick on Companies’ Response to BEPS Action 13

David Ernick is a Principal in the Transfer Pricing Practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) Washington National Tax Services office. Prior to joining PwC, Mr. Ernick was Associate International Tax Counsel at the U.S. Treasury Department. Mr. Ernick answered the following questions for BEPS Global Currents on August 9, 2016 regarding the OECD BEPS project: Q: Did … Read More

Why Simply Sending an Email is Not Nurturing

Why Simply Sending an Email is Not Nurturing

We are surrounded by relationships that require some form of ongoing nurturing – friends, family members, romantic interests, colleagues and professional relationships. One solitary act is not enough to nurture a relationship for the long term (think buying flowers for your girlfriend). One act cannot and should not be expected to achieve lasting effects all on its own. Nurturing … Read More

Marketing Personality Can Help You Earn More Business

Marketing Personality Can Help You Earn More Business

Marketing personality matters. Whether you’re selling widgets, automobiles or professional services, your firm can look pretty much the same as all of the other firms vying for new prospect attention within your profession. This can be a serious problem when you’re selling services to other businesses in addition to individual prospects. How do you differentiate yourself … Read More