Clint Eastwood in "The Rookie" said, "If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster." There is no question that many CPA firms are conservative, but are they so conservative they are missing value-added opportunities?
Founding partners, Rita Keller of Keller Advisors and Gary Adamson of Adamson Advisory, have today announced the development of a suite of survey tools designed specifically for the accounting profession.
KPMG LLP survey results show that a majority of tax departments are being left out of Cloud decision-making discussions, raising the possibility of tax risks, lost cost-saving opportunities, and decreased ROI for Cloud projects.
Practitioners dread the process of pricing their accounting services. If given a choice, there's little doubt your clients would prefer to know up front what your services will cost versus being billed hourly.
USA TODAY/Gallup polls show that accountants are considered the most trusted business professionals, which enables them to move beyond traditional accounting services and position themselves as trusted business advisors.
A growing number of accounting professionals face too many interruptions, have too much to do, and not enough time to do it. If this happens to be your lot, and you've been looking for solutions, you'll find some here.
Since the US Supreme Court decision to uphold the majority of provisions of the health care reform law, most small business owners, and the CPAs who serve them, have begun to scrutinize how the law will impact them when implemented in 2014.
Many accounting firm owners are considering new opportunities and ways to reinvent their firms before handing them over to their successors. Gary Boomer offered his insights at the recent Boomer Summit.
Providing your business clients with industry-specific financial benchmarking will improve their business's performance. To provide real value, you need industry data that's accurate, up to date, and relevant to your client's size and location.
Does your accounting firm need to create an IT team or expand an existing team? Xcentric Account Manager Jonathan Hull shares his insights on how accountants can make skillful decisions when hiring IT staff.
How do you ensure your prospects and clients love their relationship with your firm every step of the way? Jennifer Katrulya shares her insight on ways you can create a "five-star experience" for your clients, each and every day.
In 2011, the EEOC received a record-setting number of charges from those claiming employment discrimination: 99,947 in fiscal year 2011, compared to 99,922 in 2010, and an increase from 82,792 in 2008.
A majority of top finance executives in US companies foresee Cloud computing lowering costs and helping their businesses succeed in the near future, according to a new survey conducted by CFO Research.
Freed Maxick CPAs has been chosen by Twitter for a case study being promoted on Twitter's website for advertisers. The firm's revenue has increased by 110 percent from Twitter-generated leads from the paid platform.
Press releases can be a powerful brand-building tool and cost you nothing but time. Of course, this does not change one inescapable fact: someone has to write them. Unless you have marketing staff, that someone is probably you.