CPA Practice Management 

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How Do Your Firm’s Salaries Compare with Others Its Size?  

Be in the know in less time. The newly redesigned and streamlined 2018 AICPA PCPS/CPA.com National Management of an Accounting Practice (MAP) Survey is now open and ready for your participation.

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Practice Management Guidance

  • CPA Connections Evolve at the PICPA

    It’s a new year at the PICPA, and that makes it a great time to celebrate the accomplishments of our members. It’s also a time to share some of PICPA’s strategies to help members prepare for future opportunities.
  • Set a High Bar for Successors That Is Achievable

    The need to find the right successor is an ongoing challenge for CPA firms, no matter the size. Many owners who see a successor coming from another firm – through merger or combination – often set the bar so high that it would take an almost messianic experience. Yes, there should be high expectations set for strong leadership, planning, and communication skills. Perfection, though, should not be the goal. Here are four realistic high-bar requirements for optimal succession.
  • Data Breach! What Should Be Disclosed?

    What do Uber, Equifax, and Target have in common? All were subjects of data breaches that compromised corporate records with resulting damage to the companies and account holders. The problems caused by a data breach are often compounded when the breach is not disclosed in a timely fashion.


Practice Management Blog Posts

  • Get Your Public Accounting Firm on Twitter

    Your firm’s website is still super important to the practice’s digital footprint. But it’s no longer enough to have a great website; now you need to have a really good social media strategy as well.
  • A MAP Can Guide You to Accounting Practice Management Success

    When it comes to benchmarking CPA firm operations, there is no better guide than the MAP Survey. AICPA PCPS has worked with practitioners to streamline the survey, and it now focuses on the most important key performance indicators.


Free Tool of the Month: PCPS Guide to Marketing and Sales Roles in Accounting

Growing your firm is a year-round process. Using the PCPS Guide to Marketing and Sales Roles in Accounting, you can explore options in structuring positions for all firm sizes. This guide will help identify ways to kick growth into high gear.

PCPS Guide to Marketing and Sales Roles in Accounting is an example of the turnkey tools and solutions offered by the AICPA's PCPS. View the PCPS site for more information.


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Firm Culture and Its Impact on the Future of the Firm

Firm Culture Report

Explore PICPA's comprehensive report on employee benefits, firm values, generational differences, the talent pipeline, and succession planning.

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