AccountingWEB Resource Guide - Issue 116
- AICPA Board Recommends Retaining Specialty Credentials
- Auditor Consolidation: Views From The Fortune 1000
- Practice Differentiator: Written Guarantee to Clients
- E-mail Efficient, But Losing Favor in Virus, Spam Battle
- IRS Announces Changes to Tax Return Centers For Ten States
- Survey: Executives Seeking Results-Oriented Consultants
- Former Deloitte Consulting Partners Form Consulting Practice
- Merging Financial Services: A Wave of The Future?
- Small Business, Investors Could Benefit From New Bill
- Book Recommendation: E-Mail Rules: A Business Guide to Managing Policies, Security, & Legal Issues For E-Mail Communication
- Ten Benefits of a Mission Statement
- Creating a Professional Referral Team
- How to Get Better Client-Centered Referrals
- What Recruits Want to Know
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A six month review of the options of what to do with the AICPA specialty credentials has resulted in a recommendation to the governing council to retain the specialties inside the AICPA.
Earlier this summer, The GAO issued a report on the effects of consolidation in the auditing profession, resulting in the Big Four firms which audit the majority of public companies. The GAO has issued a supplemental report, providing views of CEOs and CFOs on the consolidation of the industry.
The Partnership Book! What's involved in forming a partnership? How does one write a partnership agreement? This helpful e-book covers all the important partnership issues such as cash and property contributions, profit sharing, tax liability and buy-outs. Links to all the forms for creating a partnership agreement are included. (Download as a PDF document for only $39.99 today.)
Brown Smith Wallace, LLC, a locally-owned CPA and business
consulting firm in Missouri, has completed a re-branding
process, which includes issuing a written guarantee to reinforce the values, traditions, and commitment to their clients.
Companies are choosing safety over efficiency as some take steps to protect their sensitive networks from spam and viruses by limiting employees' use of e-mail. Does your firm have an e-mail policy in place? If not, check this out!
10. Book Recommendation: E-Mail Rules: A Business Guide to Managing Policies, Security, & Legal Issues for E-Mail Communication, Nancy Flynn, Randolph Kahn
All companies rely on e-mail as a critical business tool, but few have considered the policies and systems necessary to safeguard their interests. This guide provides information for organizations to create a practical system of handling everything that enters and leaves its computers. It details how to use technology, policy, and employee training to minimize the loss of data, create company-wide retention rules for saving and disposing of messages, and be prepared in the event of an audit or legal action. Order your copy today!
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A mission statement causes you to expand your perspective, and to examine your innermost thoughts and feelings. In this process you clarify the purpose of your life and identify what is really important to you.
As you look at your business plan for the coming year, how are you going to build referral relationships in your community? Have you thought about building relationships - and developing potential clients - with those businesses that are outside of the normal financial stream? Here are some ideas to help you start the process.
You may think that clients will just give you referrals because they like you or your service. However, it doesn't always happen this way. To have a top practice, you must do more than produce good work and wait for referrals to follow.
With retention issues a significant cause for concern at most firms, it is useful to follow the trends on what job candidates are looking for. What kinds of questions are they more likely than previously to ask?
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