Starting a Practice

A collection of AccountingWEB content for CPAs who've recently started or are thinking about starting their own practice.

StartUp Practice Guide
Resource
Jan 8th 2016
Starting a new firm can be a HUGE challenge. So AccountingWEB compiled the most valuable advice from our readers who have already been...
Apr 20th 2016
After working for a previous company, Ingrid Edstrom finally got fed up with not being recognized for fixing problems and learning the...
Jul 1st 2016
After scrutinizing their industry a few years ago, Chad Davis and Josh Zweig uncovered an eye-opening trend: Some accountants were offering...
Blog
Starting your own accounting or small tax practice promises to be one of the most rewarding professional challenges that you might ever...
woman frustrated by multitasking
Columnist
Aug 26th 2015
Entrepreneurship is difficult and when you start your own firm it becomes even more difficult if you try and offer every service under the...
Blog
Early in my career, the partners at Wouch, Maloney & Co. instilled in me the firm's core values: To be knowledgeable, caring, proactive...
Blog
Congratulations! You've taken the leap and started your own accounting firm. Now comes the fun part: finding all of those great new clients...
Sep 4th 2015
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It's time to do something different in your bookkeeping practice: start using a formal service agreement. In my informal polling of...
sun shines on business plans
Article
Apr 1st 2016
The three M’s are the foundation you build your tax business on. They are the three-legged marketing stool from which your core tax...
Giant pumpkin - the model for colossal business growth
Article
Dec 3rd 2015
The Great Pumpkin was an inspiration for Linus in Charles Schultz's Peanuts cartoon, but consultant and author Michael Michalowicz picked...
Feb 25th 2016
If you want to operate a next-generation accounting firm, you’re going to need to expand your horizons, both figuratively and literally...
working at home
Article
Aug 18th 2015
The advantage of having a remote workforce is the fact that you can keep highly skilled and talented professionals. For example, a client...
Oct 29th 2015
As you wipe off the dust from the most recent audit and tax work and look toward next year, it's important to take time to plan for your...
networking event
Article
Feb 25th 2016
Have you ever cold called, perhaps for a charity or a political candidate? Pushing yourself in front of other people can be draining. When...