Newest and Most Popular PCPS Resources 

    At PCPS, we regularly add tools and resources to keep your firm running smoothly.  Check this page often to see what’s new and what tools other PCPS member firms are using most.

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    Tech Success Tracker Firm inMotion e-Toolkit Invigorate the Focus on Quality Toolkit
    How do you know if you are spending enough – or effectively enough – on technology? Try out the Tech Success Tracker, a free service that could help you maximize the return on your technology spending. Help your firm prepare for a successful journey into the future with these online resources. Check out the five key components for success and explore what's on the horizon.  Take a fresh look at your firm's commitment to delivering quality services using tools to help evaluate the tone at the top, train your staff and assess your quality control resources.
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    PCPS Top Resources

    These are some of the Top Resources as chosen by your PCPS peers.  Have you used the hottest tools yet?

    • Addressing Small Business Client Concerns - Take a look at resources you can use to help your small business clients with their pain points.
    • CPA Comfort Letter to Lenders - Clients and their lenders are asking for CPAs to verify different types of information.  Check out these resources as you respond to the third party verification requests.
    • CPA Firm Top Issues Survey - What are the pain points for firms today and what tools are available to help? The Top Issues Survey commentary will help you find resources by firm size.
    • PCPS News and Publications - PCPS has several online publications to provide news, explore hot topics and developments related to practicing CPAs in firms of varying sizes. Check out the Practicing CPA for practitioner perspectives by firm size with an "in the trenches" look at firm issues. 
    • Client Evaluation Tool and Client Disengagement Letter - A key component in managing your firm is evaluating your clients.  Use the resources PCPS provides to help you determine if you’ve got the right mix of clients and to properly manage the termination of a client when needed. 
    Additional Resources

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    New PCPS Young Owners/Decision Makers Small Firm Networking Group!

    This group is designed for PCPS members who are owners or key decision makers in a sole proprietorship or in a small firm with up to 10 CPAs and are 25-45 years old. Networking groups are one of our most popular resources and provide an organized platform for collaborating with peers from around the country and growing by sharing successes and struggles. Meetings are typically one-and-a-half days and will be held three times a year. Participants are responsible for their own travel and lodging expenses, along with the meeting registration fee, which is based on cost-sharing.

    The first meeting will be held on January 25-26, 2016, (optional reception on January 24) at the AICPA office in Durham, NC. There is an informational video call on November 16, 11:15AM-1:30PM EST. If you are interested in joining or have  questions about networking groups, please email

    Quick start Internship Guide
    Consider using internships as a tool for building a pipeline of talent. This quick start guide is designed to give you an overview of the process and resources available to help start a successful internship program.



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    Join the CPEA and utilize the straight-forward A&A resources and written responses to technical inquiries as a support center for your firm..


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