CPAs Have Role to Play in B2B Commerce
It's no secret that B2B (Business to Business) Commerce has brought extremely lucrative profits, but did you know it's now a multi-trillion industry?
Amidst the hustle and bustle of making money, many financial professionals are puzzled as to their role in the long-term environment. Just what is the CPA's role as the financial advisor to clients, customers and employers?
A new Journal of Accountancy article (click on link below) traces the growth of the market and the place financial advisors have in the food chain. Organizations like the Information Technology Alliance have a membership in tune with the revolution.
CPAs can either jump on the freight train and learn to ride the rails or stand back as bystanders. Those who remain back will lose out on potential profits, advise experts.
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