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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    MAP Survey Center for Plain English Accounting Not a PCPS Member yet?
    The country’s largest CPA firm practice management benchmarking survey is now live. Targeted benchmarks will provide valuable firm metrics for participating firms. The survey is open to all firms—participate and get great insights to how your firm stacks up! CPEA is the AICPA’s national A&A resource center, available exclusively to PCPS members. Through reports, alerts, webinars, and conference sessions, CPEA professional staff provide A&A support by describing “how to do” what you “need to do” in implementing the authoritative literature.  PCPS membership is an economical way to access resources to help you with a variety of issues, such as HR, strategy, marketing and new technical standards. Check out the benefits of PCPS membership today!
    Top Resources

    PCPS Top Resources

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

    • Healthcare Reform Toolkit - The Affordable Care Act continues to be a hot topic, and CPAs are looking for ways to help their clients with it's implications.  The Health Care Reform Toolkit includes a strategy checklist, customizable brochures and PowerPoints to help you inform individual and business clients.
    • Trusted Business Advisor Toolbox - The Trusted Business Advisor Toolbox can help you become your clients' strategic partner. Use the tools provided to help you navigate all aspects of client relationships, starting with client evaluations and proposals all the way through post-engagement assessments.
    • Comfort Letter and Third Party Verification Resources - CPAs are being asked to verify more and more types of information. A CPA may unintentionally violate professional standards by signing these requests so it is very important that you know what you’re being asked to certify, what the risks are and other options you may have.
    • PCPS Discounts - Did you know you and your firm can save money on conferences, webcasts and publications?
    • 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.
    • Comparison of Compilation, Review and Audit Services brochure - Do your clients ever ask about the differences between compilations, reviews and audits? This brochure, which you can customize with your firm information, will allow you to easily answer their questions.
    Additional Resources

    Find a Mentor

    Find a Mentor among the PCPS Executive Committee Mentors
    As the governing body of the PCPS, the Executive Committee serves as a conduit between PCPS/AICPA staff and current practitioners on professional and technical issues. With the new peer-to-peer mentor listing you can connect with professionals who are currently practicing in the public accounting field. As PCPS Executive Committee members, they also have in-depth knowledge of the tools and resources available through PCPS as well as the advocacy efforts that PCPS supports on your behalf. If you have specific questions or comments, take advantage of this opportunity and get in contact with one of these professionals based on your firm size to ask for advice, share wisdom and expertise, and collaborate together.

       
     

     Roadmap to the Practice Growth & Client Service Resource Center

    Your Roadmap to the Practice Growth & Client Service Resource Center
    CPA firms of all sizes are focused on retaining and attracting new clients and PCPS has many resources available to help you. This new roadmap outlines paths for you to consider and highlights the tools and resources you can use along the way. Rev your firm's growth engine and add these tools to your practice growth and client service toolbox.

     

     

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