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    PICPA’s New, Digital-Only Publication Offers Insight into the Tech Revolution

    Technology is changing the profession. CPAs are expanding their skill sets, gaining new credentials, and altering the way they do business. The Pennsylvania CPA Journal Editorial Board strives to make sure you are up to date on the most important technical information in the profession, so it recently produced Accounting and Technology: PICPA’s Guide to an Evolving Profession.
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    Self-Care Is Essential for CPA Exam Readiness

    To effectively take the CPA Exam, you need more than just what you have learned. You must also be ready mentally and physically. Patricia Hartman, director of client services for the National Association of State Board of Accountancy, discusses steps exam candidates should take as they prepare for the rigors of exam day.
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CPA Conversations

  • Fill in the “Missing Middle” for an Effective Business Succession Plan

    According to Paul Lally, lead partner of the business transition group for Wipfli LLP, the “missing middle” is the gap between the entrepreneurial vision that sparks a business’s formation and the long-term vision that ensures a company’s survival. In a preview of “Cross Over the Missing Middle to Secure Succession Plan,” his column in the summer 2019 Pennsylvania CPA Journal, Lally joins us to discuss the psychological reasons why business owners push off succession planning and why it would benefit them to think about it from the minute they open the doors.
  • Unraveling the Mysteries Behind Cryptocurrency

    The term cryptocurrency might sound futuristic, but it is quickly emerging in the present as an opportunity for many in the public and investing community. It’s vital that CPAs and financial planners know what they are, why they are attractive to clients, and what the risks are. To go into detail on cryptocurrencies, we talked to Matthew May, COO and founder of full-service financial firm Acuity.
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Troy Fine, CPA, CITP, CISA – Author, Podcast Guest

Troy FineTroy Fine, CPA, CITP, CISA, is a manager, risk advisory services, with Schneider Downs & Co. Inc. in Pittsburgh. He discussed artificial intelligence and machine learning and their implications on the accounting profession in a recent CPA Conversations podcast episode. He also coauthored an article on the topic for the latest digital-only special edition of the Pennsylvania CPA Journal.  

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