Another Tax Season Is Over

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Once again, another tax season is over. Before you take that deep breath and move on, take a moment and ask yourself the following questions… What went well and smoothly this season? What gave you the biggest headache and needs improvement? How did your technology help/hinder the tax preparation process & what were some issues… Read More


Resource Management vs. Scheduling Hours

resource management and what goes in to doing it well

Scheduling has always been a complicated and time-consuming process for CPA firms, but it’s also crucial for getting the work done. Part of the problem stems from trying to schedule hours. While some project resources are easy to control (technology, supplies, etc.), people are a little more challenging. That’s because every hour of a person’s… Read More


Tracking Your Firm’s Workflow Beyond Tax and Audit

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Whether you’re performing tasks yourself or delegating them to staff, managing and tracking workflow is critical. This was true back when accounting firms relied on paper routing sheets. It still holds true for firms that rely on an automated workflow solution to route projects efficiently through the firm, keep tabs on the status of multiple… Read More



Is Your CPA Firm Leaking Profits?

a faucet leaking money instead of water

Tax season is almost over. For many CPA firms this is a critical time of year from a revenue and profitability standpoint. Most firm will call their tax season a success if they have happy clients and no A/R issues once the work is complete. There is a third leg to this stool – stopping… Read More





Do You Treat Your Client As A Job Or A Person?

Most CPA firms want to develop deep, trusted advisor relationships with their clients. The benefits are obvious as deeper relationships mean less client churn and more up-sell opportunities. The hard truth is, despite best efforts and intentions, many firms fall short of this goal. The work comes in and the work goes out. There is… Read More


Software Integration and The CPA Firm

In going through old blog posts, I had the chance to revisit this article from the Journal of Accountancy from June 1, 2012. Technology and CPAs: Visions of the Future The JofA assembled a distinguished group of thought leaders to identify and discuss the key technology trends that CPAs should keep top of mind in… Read More