Pennsylvania CPA Journal

Summer 2017


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Feature Articles

  • Lease Accounting: 842 Wake-Up Call

    A decade of effort that began in 2006 has resulted in the issuance of ASU 2016-02, Leases (Topic 842), by the Financial Accounting Standards Board. The 10-plus years of work may have lulled some to sleep, but it’s time to start paying attention to what’s coming.
  • Are Standardized Assessments the Way to Win Quality Recruits?

    When it comes to employee recruitment, evaluation for promotion, or identifying employee strengths and weaknesses, the use of assessments in the workplace is a growing trend. If they are not already in place at your business, the idea of using these measures has at least crossed the minds of human resource managers, recruiters, and upper management. But with the increasing pressures of recruiting and retaining quality employees, are standardized assessment programs the correct choice when employees are not one-size-fits-all?
  • When the CPA Pipeline Slows to a Drip, How Do You Get the Flow Going?

    One of the top issues facing the accounting profession is talent – the acquisition and retention of those who will grow our future. The good news is enrollments in accounting programs nationwide are at or near all-time highs. Nevertheless, in percentage terms, fewer graduates of accounting programs are proceeding to become CPAs. Our CPA “pipeline” has slowed and needs to be addressed.


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Liability Insurance Coverage in the Age of Innovative Services >

Goldberg Segalla LLP’s Jonathan S. Ziss, JD, explores his summer 2017 Pennsylvania CPA Journal Liability Lessons column.

The Pitfalls of Expense Deductibility for Medical Cannabis >

Heather M. Demshock, CPA, of Lycoming College provides additional insight for her summer 2017 Pennsylvania CPA Journal Federal Tax column.

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