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  • Geraldine Carter

    CPA Practice Tips to Earn More Without Working More

    There are plenty of ways to make more money as a CPA, but the trick is making more money without working any harder. There are three general reasons why CPAs work as hard as they do and still under-earn. Fix these shortcomings and you will be on the path to earning more without working harder.
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  • Lee Frederiksen, PhD

    CPA Marketing Is the Edge for High-Performing Firms

    Accounting firms with double-digit growth have one thing in common: they actively focus on recruiting and retaining a high-quality marketing staff. These high-performers have almost twice the marketing resources of slower-growing firms.
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Professional & Technical Issues

  • CPA Practice Tips to Earn More Without Working More

    There are plenty of ways to make more money as a CPA, but the trick is making more money without working any harder. There are three general reasons why CPAs work as hard as they do and still under-earn. Fix these shortcomings and you will be on the path to earning more without working harder.
  • CPA Marketing Is the Edge for High-Performing Firms

    Accounting firms with double-digit growth have one thing in common: they actively focus on recruiting and retaining a high-quality marketing staff. These high-performers have almost twice the marketing resources of slower-growing firms.

Legislative

  • Collaboration Key to Pa. and N.J. Cross-State Tax Matters

    The PICPA State Tax Steering Committee and their colleagues at the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants recently met to tighten the connections between the two organizations and to work collaboratively to uncover and resolve potential cross-state tax issues.
  • Pa. Budget Passes General Assembly with Relative Ease

    This year, we experienced a political unicorn in Harrisburg. Not only were the 2021-2022 state budget negotiations relatively painless, but also everything was voted on in an expedient fashion and the budget was wrapped well before the start of the new fiscal year on July 1. Adding to the overall ease of the process – and probably another political unicorn – was the state’s revenue surplus and unused funds received from the federal government for COVID relief.

PICPA Initiatives

  • Collaboration Key to Pa. and N.J. Cross-State Tax Matters

    The PICPA State Tax Steering Committee and their colleagues at the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants recently met to tighten the connections between the two organizations and to work collaboratively to uncover and resolve potential cross-state tax issues.

CPA Exam & Licensure

  • CPE Carryover Will Not Apply to CPAs

    Act 116 of 2020 permits boards and commissions under the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs to allow licensees who earn continuing education credits in excess of the amount required for license renewal to carry over excess credits and apply them to the next biennial renewal period. Unfortunately that does not include CPAs.

Careers & Lifestyles

  • Lessons Learned from a Life in Accounting

    When reflecting on a career in accounting, it is easy to find a few situations that stick out as lessons learned. These situations often involve something dramatic, funny, or ironic. For those in the early stages of their careers, perhaps there is something in these observations that you can use in developing your practice.
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