Practice Management

    Your practice is continually evolving and your practice management needs are constantly changing. AICPA practice management publications will help you thrive during every stage of your practice. A premier source of information and guidance, practice management publications cover a vast array of topics, including marketing and practice development, merging or purchasing a practice, succession planning, compensation strategies, recruiting and retention, billing and collection, administration, leadership, and more. We work closely with the Private Companies Practice Section, along with our other member sections, to ensure you get the vital and timely practice management resources you need.

    Now Available! 

    Do you want a more efficient, less stressful tax season?



    Managing Your Tax Season will give you fresh insight into tax preparationand  very likely result in significant improvements to your current system. This new third edition is packed with specific ideas for improving each aspect of your system, including how to

    • Staff creatively with seasonal staff, interns, and by outsourcing
    • Maximize the effectivness of the tax organizers you send to clients
    • Communicate effectively with clients about the value of your service
    • Use pre-year-end planning to develop tax and financial planning opportunities
    • Empower your preparers to do more return work
    • Make reviews run smoothly
    • Conduct a post-tax season assessment of your process
    • Bill for the real value of your return preparation and even increase your fees
    Learn more here.

    Spotlight

    Bill What You're Worth, Third Edition
    New Edition! Thousands of CPAs have used this guide to implement value pricing in their firms, upgrade their profitability, and earn what they're really worth. This new edition adds a discussion on gauging client satisfaction and the KPIs you should monitor to ensure top-notch client service.
    Securing the Future, Second Edition
    Design the ideal succession plan for your firm with this two-book set. Volume 1 covers fundamental succession and management concepts to ensure that every partner and manager is working toward a shared vision. Volume 2 provides your implementation team with the tools and resources they need to make it a reality.
    CPA Firm Mergers & Acquisitions: How to Buy a Firm, How to Sell a Firm, and How to Make the Best Deal
    Looking to execute a win-win deal? This comprehensive resource identifies the key elements involved in the successful purchase, sale, or merger of CPA firms. Written with both buyers and sellers in mind, the advice in this book aims to ensure that both parties to a transaction achieve their goals.

    Transition from working for a firm to being your own boss with this guide to starting your own practice. Rich in guidance on how to define your goals and vision, anticipate financial needs, building client relationships to advance your practice and more, this guide will take you from start to success.

    Boost performance, maximize profits, and retain your best staff by employing the advice in this guide. It will not only help you determine the right compensation plan, but develop an overall system that encompasses performance management and compensation.

    Multiple User Licenses 

    We understand that your needs may extend beyond personal use of a publication. Many AICPA publications can be delivered in electronic form under multiple user licenses. Our Licensing Team is available to assist you with understanding available products and terms.

    Permission to Reuse Content 

    If you would like to reprint or reuse material from an AICPA publication,  AICPA Rights and Permissions is available to assist you.

    Flagship Publications 

    Our flagship resources, The Management of an Accounting Practice Handbook and The Accountant's Business Manual, have been the go-to guides for small firms for more than 20 years. Available in print and online as part of the AICPA Online Professional Library, these publications are essential resources for your firm library.

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    Leading an Accounting Firm: The Pyramid of Success

    Build a stronger firm with this new guide to CPA firm leadership. Leading an Accounting Firm teaches you how to improve your personal leadership and build great leaders around you by guiding you through the essential ideas and practices that are at the core of great leadership and great firms.

    Publish With AICPA! 

    Did you know that AICPA Publications accepts proposals from and publishes the work of thought leaders on Practice Management topics? For information about our publishing program and how to submit a book proposal e-mail acquisitions@aicpa.org.
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