Starting a CPA Practice
Starting your own CPA practice is a very realistic and attainable goal. However, starting a business of any kind can seem like an overwhelming endeavor for even a seasoned professional. This planning checklist can help the aspiring sole practitioner or small firm owner address startup considerations such as building a business plan, knowing your financial requirements, identifying your necessary equipment and technological needs and how to price services.
Management of an Accounting Practice (MAP) eHandbook
This comprehensive resource will be invaluable as you begin your practice as it addresses a myriad of administrative and personnel topics. It provides best practice advice on topics such as employee compensation and benefits, staffing, disaster recovery and firm organization. PCPS members receive a substantial discount.
US Small Business Administration Resource Center
The AICPA joined the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), an independent agency of the federal government dedicated to helping Americans start, build and grow their small businesses. As you begin and develop your practice, use this center to assist you in navigating the valuable SBA library of tools and resources.