PCPS CPA Horizons 2025 Toolkit
Take part in the CPA profession’s efforts to anticipate and plan for the future. Conduct a “Future Forum” in your firm using the CPA Horizons 2025 Toolkit provided here. Co-developed by the Business Learning Institute and Sounding Board...
Published on May 21, 2013
Firm Strategy and Planning
This section contains tools and articles specially designed to help your firm better analyze your current client base, gain assistance with firm issues and plan for the future objectives of the firm
Published on June 06, 2013
Recruiting and Prospecting
In this section, you will learn how to keep the pipeline full through prospecting, while promoting the accounting profession at the same time. You will also gain insight into various recruiting strategies to find candidates, including on campus recruiting, internships, and experienced hire recruiting
Published on February 20, 2013
Drivers of Change for the CPA Profession
Drivers of Change for the CPA Profession takes an in depth look at forces affecting the CPA profession as they relate to succession planning. The page includes a PDF chapter, along with a video that will...
Published on December 31, 2012
Private Companies Practice Section History
Private Companies Practice Section (PCPS) was founded by a vote of the AICPA Governing Council in 1977 to establish a voluntary quality assurance program within the AICPA for CPA firms, in response to Washington 's scrutiny of several major business failures.
Published on February 20, 2013
Dont Lose Your Future Leaders!
The medium firm article, written by Michael Maksymiw, Jr., CPA, CGMA, in the September issue of The Practicing CPA e-newsletter provides ideas on how to retain and develop future firm leaders. This article discusses several internal and external opportunities which are available to train young professionals
Published on September 24, 2013
Introduction to Succession Planning
Introduction to Succession Planning is the best place to get started on the topic. The page includes a PDF chapter on where to begin, along with a video and tools that relate to management feedback and defining partner roles and responsibilities.
Published on January 07, 2013
AICPA Advocacy Results in Taxpayer Penalty Relief
As a result of AICPA advocacy, the IRS is waiving late payment penalties due to last minute tax law changes. However, the IRS still automatically assesses these penalties and mails notices. As you respond to client questions and assessment notices, seize this moment to remind clients of the value of
Published on May 06, 2013
A New Financial Reporting Option for Private Companies
The June 2013 issue of News and Views discusses a new financial reporting option for private companies and presents views on how this new financial reporting framework may be a great new option for small business clients.
Published on September 12, 2013
Taking Control of Your Firms Future
The solo firm article, written by Marja Beltrami, CPA, in the October issue of The Practicing CPA e-newsletter discusses the importance of strategic and succession planning. This article details Marja’s journey as she created her own firm and she highlights the benefits of the PCPS Small Firm Networking Groups.
Published on October 29, 2013