CPA Practice Management 

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Recent Developments 

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/ National Management of an Accounting Practice (MAP) Survey is now open and ready for your participation.

J AICPA PCPS/ 2016 National Map Survey Commentary

J 2016 Pennsylvania MAP Survey Results (member login required)

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Practice Management Guidance

  • Look to Nontraditional Ways to Save on Health Benefit Costs

    The recently announced collaboration on health care between Amazon, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. seemingly has grand ambitions, but it has been short on details. There’s no reason to doubt that these business giants could significantly disrupt an industry in dire need of disruption, but how they’ll go about it is a mystery to us on the outside, and very well may be a mystery to them too. However, there is one thing of which I’m sure: As they dig in, they will quickly find that there are fixes already working at highly innovative employers, both small and large.
  • The Effect of South Dakota v. Wayfair on GAAP Reporting

    In June 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court altered five decades of perspective regarding where an entity is “doing business.” Certainly, there are significant implications for tax compliance, but there are also immediate financial reporting issues for companies reporting under generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Help Clients Know Retirement Plan Fiduciary Rules Like the Back of Their Hands

    Changes to the rules and regulations that impact qualified retirement plans are constant. A great value-added service to clients who offer these plans is to be the eyes and ears for critical updates. One particular change that has been a moving target since it was initially proposed in 2010 is the Department of Labor’s Fiduciary Rule.

Practice Management Blog Posts

  • 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.
  • Strategic Thinking…Focus on the Future

    Thinking strategically means you are able to see one or two steps ahead. But you need to have your head up so you can identify potential new opportunities to grow your business in a positive and profitable manner.

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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