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

  • Small and Midsize Firms Offer Large-Scale Opportunities

    When emerging CPAs enter their final years in college and begin to apply for internships and full-time positions, they contemplate many questions. Should I choose public, private, or government accounting?
  • There’s Nothing Magic about Preventing Cybercrime

    Almost daily we hear news of computers and e-mails being hacked, credit card numbers and identities stolen, and all sorts of fraud. CPAs are generally more in tune with this news than perhaps some other professions, and usually take steps to protect themselves and their clients.
  • Cyber Risk Requires Active Oversight

    At the 2015 White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection, President Barack Obama stated, “It’s one of the great paradoxes of our time that the very technologies that empower us to do great good can also be used to undermine us and inflict great harm. … Our connectivity brings extraordinary benefits to our daily lives, but it also brings risks.”


Practice Management Blog Posts

  • Think Fintechs when Planning Accounting Service Expansion

    With the rise of business-to-business financial technology companies, or fintechs, the opportunities for CPA firms to offer new services have never been better. Fintech solutions are cloud-based, generally much easier to implement, and much less expensive than what firms have been able to offer clients in the past.
  • 2017 CPA Firm Survey – Talent a Top Issue

    Every two years AICPA’s Private Companies Practice Section conducts its CPA Firm Top Issues Survey. The top concern common among almost all firm sizes can be summed up in one word: talent.


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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