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4 ways to help your clients get through coronavirus anxiety
Apr 3, 2020
As a CPA, your clients often turn to you. Now, with all of the uncertainty and questions ranging from financial to personal, clients need you more than ever. Here are four tips to help you support your clients during the weeks and months to come. Your relationships are key. You’ve...
You’re the future of accounting. Help shape the CPA exam.
Apr 1, 2020
A major research initiative is underway that will help shape the future of the Uniform CPA Examination® (CPA Exam), and your critical feedback is needed by April 30th. If you work in public accounting, business and industry, academia, or even for yourself, you’ve likely noticed that the accounting profession is...
Reimagine productivity: Working with intention
Mar 30, 2020
It’s fair to say life has gotten a little crazy. With the uncertainty of the financial markets and the constant barrage of news on coronavirus, we all feel a little overwhelmed. When life and work become overwhelming, it’s easy to go on autopilot. But when you just go through the...
Five steps for business continuity amid COVID-19
Mar 26, 2020
As a former CFO, I have managed through crises, including the Gulf War, 9/11 and the 2008 financial crisis. The financial disruption of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is like having all three of those events occur simultaneously. Our entire global economic and social system is operating in uncharted territory. Amid...
Free AICPA resources to help you navigate COVID-19
Mar 25, 2020
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is causing enormous consequences around the globe, and we know many of our members are experiencing uncertainty and concern for what’s next. The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, the global voice of the AICPA and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), is here to...
9 actions the government must take now to support businesses and employees
Mar 24, 2020
The American Institute of CPAs® is calling on Congress and the Trump administration to take nine key steps to protect U.S. businesses and employees struggling due to the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on the economy. In speaking with CPA firms, businesses and AICPA® members across the country, the AICPA...
10 ways to stay social at a distance
Mar 20, 2020
To limit the spread of COVID-19, we all have to do our part. For the majority of Americans, this means working or schooling from home, limiting all discretionary travel – including social trips – and avoiding groups of 10 or more. For some, a few days at home may be...
Coronavirus: Prepare your clients and protect your practice
Mar 17, 2020
March 20 update: Treasury Secretary Mnuchin announced via Twitter on March 20 that the deadline to file returns has now been extended to July 15, along with the previous extension to pay. We continue to urge taxpayers who are anticipating refunds to work with their practitioners as they are able,...
What near-zero interest rates mean for your wallet
Mar 16, 2020
The Federal Reserve cut interest rates to near-zero in an emergency move Sunday meant to make borrowing as cheap as possible as the U.S. economy feels the economic impact of the spread of the coronavirus (which causes COVID-19). The benchmark U.S. interest rate is in a range of 0% to...
Reimagine productivity: Self-care moments
Mar 10, 2020
When work gets busy or stressful, the little things we do to make ourselves feel good are often the first activities to fall by the wayside. At a time when every minute at the office feels precious, spending some time enjoying a good meal, taking a walk or listening to...
Anthony Pugliese and Lawson Carmichael, chairs of the AICPA’s Future of Learning Task Force, explore the state of education for CPAs, argue the case for change and encourage key leaders to provide input on this topic critical to the future of the profession.More on AICPA TV