The PCPS Firm Practice Center provides a venue for CPA firms to harness business opportunities and overcome challenges in their firms. PCPS - the AICPA Private Companies Practice Section—provides a rich array of valuable information and resources for firms of all sizes in the area of practice management.

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    small firm update Small Firm Update
    Carl Peterson, CPA, AICPA Vice President of Small Firms, discusses the trends affecting CPAs, the challenges and opportunities practitioners face, as well as best practices being used at successful firms across the country.
    Early Fall 2014 TIC Alert Early Fall 2014 TIC Alert
    The latest TIC Alert provides a look at the FASB simplification initiative, GASB OPEB and pension proposals, and SAS No. 129 regarding comfort letters. You'll also find an update on TIC's recent conversations with the FASB staff and selected PCC members.
    Center for Plain English Accounting Center for Plain English Accounting
    The Center for Plain English Accounting (“CPEA”) provides expertise and resources in plain-English to help its members comprehend the meaning of A&A guidance readily and precisely.

    As part of the research leading to the next version of the Uniform CPA Exam, the AICPA is inviting comments on Maintaining the Relevance of the Uniform CPA Examination through December 2, 2014.

    Hey solo and small firms! Take a look at this short video highlighting PCPS exclusive benefits from a small firm perspective!

    PCPS regularly develops new resources and tools to help firms. Check out the latest ones along with the ones your peers are using most often.

    Human Capital (HR Resources) 

    Recruiting and retaining quality staff is one key to your firm success. Consider using the human capital center and save your practice thousands of dollars in human resource management consulting fees.

    Financial and Admin Operations 

    Maximize your performance with effective, efficient financial and administrative operations.  These tools can help your practice determine sound management policies, analyze the financial results of your practice and benchmark against firms of similar size.

    PCPS Community

    We encourage our members to utilize and participate in PCPS’ strong community.  Don't hesitate to contact the PCPS team with questions or comments!

    Strategy & Planning 

    Jump start a well-defined strategy and succession plan to keep your practice running smoothly for long-term success. You’re at the wheel, and here is your navigation system.

    Practice Growth & Client Services 

    Is your firm’s client growth and retention stuck in neutral?  Use these customizable tools and information to shift your practice into drive.

    Technical: Quality & Services Delivery

    Ever-changing accounting and auditing standards or tax regulations challenge firms of all sizes.  Stay ahead of the curve with these resources for educating your staff and delivering the highest-quality client service.

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