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When Trust Is Not Enough
Becoming the most valued—most strategic—business advisor is the new path forward for CPAs.
Trust Is Just the Beginning
The challenge for the accounting profession: to stop settling for being the most trusted advisor.
Does Trusted Mean Valued?
Now, more than ever, CPAs must redefine who and what they are to their clients and companies or risk their relevance in a tech-heavy business world.
How to Tally Up Some Savings During the 12 Days of Tax-Mas
As you’re counting down the days of the holiday season, count on these year-end tax planning strategies to make your tax season just as merry.
CFOs Seeking (But Not Finding) Finance Talent
The greatest staffing challenge facing CFOs in the U.S. and Canada is hiring skilled employees.
What Small Businesses Need to Know About Illinois Secure Choice
Companies with 25-99 employees must decide whether to opt for a state-mandated retirement plan or private alternative.
How to Work With Someone You Dislike
It’s impossible for us to get along with everyone. Here are nine steps to make the best of tense work relationships.
IRS Makes Major Change to Cryptocurrency Taxation
The agency’s guidance remains cryptic, but crypto-to-crypto exchanges are now definitely classed as taxable events.
IN Play: Q&A With Lee Gould, CPA
The Society's 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner shares his insight on make change in the CPA profession.
GEN NEXT: Your Career Is a Journey, Not a Destination
By always focusing on what’s next in your career, it’s easy to lose sight of what’s now.
Illinois’ Incomprehensible Sales Tax Law
A post-Wayfair fix for leveling the playing field between online and brick-and-mortar retailers has made Illinois sales tax more unbalanced.
Weeding Through the Ethics of Serving Cannabis Clients
As Illinois eyes capitalizing on cannabis, CPAs have much to consider.
The Secret to Earning Lifelong Clients
Finance professionals must invest in achieving their clients’ goals if they want to be their most valued—not just their most trusted—advisors.
Is Busy Season Killing Your Prospect Pipeline?
If you’re the type to put business development on the back burner during busy season, you run the risk of never being busy again.
5 Ways to Engage Millennial and Gen Z Talent
Here’s a hint: Millennial and Gen Z workers show deeper loyalty to employers who are sensitive and proactive about the issues that are important to them.
Why Every Corporate Accountant Needs Project Management Skills
A solid understanding of the three-legged stool of project management is key to becoming a strategic business advisor in your organization.
Is It Time for You to Go It Alone?
If you’ve lost your spark as a CPA, it’s time for you to start acting like an entrepreneur—or just become one.
TCJA: Has the Chance Paid Off?
Two years in with the new tax law, there’s still much uncertainty about its benefits.
Balancing the Art of Feedback
Feedback that’s delivered well but instigates no change is as useless as too little, too late feedback.
Capitalizing on Cannabis
CPAs willing to wade through the weeds of evolving regulations and risk can find growing opportunities in the medicinal and recreational marijuana markets.