Plan Ahead: Practice Continuation for Small Firms

By Suzanne M. Holl, CPA

No one likes to think about it, but as we age, some of us will become critically ill or injured, and some of us will experience a long-term disability. Family emergencies and obligations can also call CPAs away from their businesses for long periods of time.

What would happen to our clients in such a scenario? When a client needs attestation services to obtain financing or satisfy loan covenants, or another client needs to have a tax return prepared by a certain deadline, who will complete the work?

Crypto: Thinking Future Risk and Defensive Documentation

"Hope for the best, plan for the worst" — a very sound risk management approach. When it comes to your client being exposed to cryptoasset risk "plan for the worst" is necessary. No one at CAMICO, or anywhere else, knows whether cryptoassets will suffer a crash in value. What we at CAMICO do know is if it happens, your clients are likely to wonder why their CPA did not warn them. Remember, 36 years of jury research and experience informs us that the CPA's job, in the eyes of the jury, is to "advise of financial opportunity and warn of financial risk."

The Dos and Don'ts of Disengaging

Whether due to the "great resignation," the "great reassessment," or the "baby boomer departure," the CPA profession is experiencing a diminishing workforce while facing "standards overload," handling a variety of relief programs, coping with innumerable IRS issues, and dealing with the constant stress of limited resources and elevated client demands.

What can you do?

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  • 18 May

    Plan Ahead: Practice Continuation for Small Firms

    By Suzanne M. Holl, CPA

    No one likes to think about it, but as we age, some of us will become critically ill or injured, and some of us will experience a long-term disability. Family emergencies and obligations can also call CPAs away from their businesses for long pe... read more

  • 17 May

    Crypto: Thinking Future Risk and Defensive Documentation

    "Hope for the best, plan for the worst" — a very sound risk management approach. When it comes to your client being exposed to cryptoasset risk "plan for the worst" is necessary. No one at CAMICO, or anywhere else, knows whether cryptoassets will suffer a crash in value. What we at CAMI... read more

  • 17 May

    The Dos and Don'ts of Disengaging

    Whether due to the "great resignation," the "great reassessment," or the "baby boomer departure," the CPA profession is experiencing a diminishing workforce while facing "standards overload," handling a variety of relief programs, coping with innumerable IRS issues, and dealing with the co... read more