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Experts Share How CPA Firms Can Better Maximize Their Technology Investment

Jul 16, 2024, 23:21 PM

In its recently published Insights white paper, the PICPA interviewed five technology and accounting experts about why technology is not leveraged more as a growth driver of efficiency, quality, risk management, and client retention. More importantly, the new research addresses key technological challenges and offers advice on how to overcome these challenges.

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Essential Nonprofit Compliance: What Every CPA Needs to Know about State Regulatory Compliance

Jul 15, 2024, 08:25 AM

This blog is part of a series designed to serve as a foundational guide for CPAs who are new to the nonprofit space, enabling them to navigate the sector and gradually deepen their knowledge. This post on state regulatory compliance examines the key filing requirements necessary for managing state-level obligations for nonprofits.

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Making Sure Your Voice Is Heard on A&A and Ethics Standards

Jul 8, 2024, 05:00 AM

The PICPA regularly formulates responses to proposed regulatory and professional standards on your behalf. This blog highlights several that the PICPA sent in during a very active spring among various standards boards.

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EBP Audit Quality Improved, But Too Many Are Still Deficient

The Department of Labor released its 2023 Audit Quality Study based on plan year 2020 Form 5500 filings. This column reviews the study and highlights what has improved and where more work needs to be done.

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Add Value by Looking through a Valuation Lens

This column discusses the importance of valuation experts to a business’s team of professional advisers. It details how valuation is important not just when an owner starts thinking about a sale, but also years before this path is even considered.

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Legislative Update - Week Ending July 12, 2024

In this issue: Shapiro, Pa. lawmakers agree on state budget; Missed opportunities in Pennsylvania Tax Code agreement; Measure establishes Pa. carbon capture framework; and more.

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