Industry News: Hosting Video Calls in a Changed Business World

Hosting Video Calls in a Changed Business World

Doing business during a pandemic is a new experience for everyone and there isn’t a rulebook for how to navigate this new normal. Many virtual meetings can be frustrating and ineffective, but with a little thought and preparation they can be made to be productive. Zoom

Industry News: No Business is Too Small to be Attacked

No Business is Too Small to be Attacked

No firm or business is too small to be victimized by the growing number of sophisticated cyber criminals. The key is to take the proper steps to avoid situations that can put you out of business.

Many small business owners have fallen into traps simply because they believe they’re too “small” to get the attention of those charged with regulating operations.

Industry News: Dark Horse Disrupts Traditional CPA Firm Model with New Principal Accelerator Program

Dark Horse Disrupts Traditional CPA Firm Model with New Principal Accelerator Program
Dark Horse CPAs, a top accounting and tax firm serving small businesses and individuals across the nation, has created a first of its kind business model that puts the CPA in the driver seat and the traditional CPA firm on notice.

 

Dark Horse CPAs, a top accounting and tax firm serving small businesses and individuals across the nation, has created a first of its kind business model that puts the CPA in the driver seat and the traditional CPA firm on notice.

Industry News: Georgia May Start Taxing Digital Products in July

Georgia May Start Taxing Digital Products in July

Lawmakers in Georgia are looking to extend the state’s sales and use tax to digital goods and services. If House Bill 594 is enacted as written, audiovisual works, electronic books, video games, and a host of other digital products and services would ...

 

Industry News: Get Off the Hackers' Hit List: Evolving Competencies for Finance Firms Today

Get Off the Hackers' Hit List: Evolving Competencies for Finance Firms Today

CPA practices, accounting firms and financial services organizations are increasingly wise to the ways of cybercriminals. They're proactively partnering with IT and business leaders to take preventative action, mitigate risk and avoid costly breaches.

Industry News: Cybersecurity requirements provide new opportunity for CPAs

Cybersecurity requirements provide new opportunity for CPAs

CPAs have a new opportunity to act as third-party assessors of the cybersecurity maturity of U.S. defense contractors as they work to comply with new regulations that have been created to combat cyberthreats.

Industry News: "Hack everybody you can": What to know about the massive Microsoft Exchange breach

 

"Hack everybody you can": What to know about the massive Microsoft Exchange breach

Cybersecurity responders are working around the clock to shore up networks hit by last week's hack of Microsoft's Exchange email service — an attack that has impacted hundreds of thousands of organizations worldwide.

Industry News: AICPA Leader Tells Congress of Urgent Need for a 60-day Delay in PPP Application Deadline

AICPA Leader Tells Congress of Urgent Need for a 60-day Delay in PPP Application Deadline

Simpson also called upon Congress to extend the PPP application deadline by at least 60 days after March 31, 2021, citing urgent challenges facing small business and their CPA advisors, ...

Industry News: CPAs urged to be voice of calm in PPP storm

CPAs urged to be voice of calm in PPP storm



CPAs have a great opportunity to act as a stabilizing force with small business clients as rule changes, deadline pressures, and ongoing processing problems with the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) fuel a spike in frustration and anxiety levels.

That was one of the messages delivered during an AICPA Town Hall on March 4. A replay of the Town Hall is available on AICPA TV.

Industry News: Why Your Firm Needs a Realistic Succession Plan

Why Your Firm Needs a Realistic Succession Plan



If 2020 taught us anything, it’s that you never know what can happen in life, and the same is true when it comes to your practice. Have you prepared your firm for the future by cultivating a realistic succession plan?

If 2020 taught us anything, it’s that you never know what can happen in life, and the same is true when it comes to your practice. Have you prepared your firm for the future by cultivating a realistic succession plan?

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