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    The Undeniable Value of Soft Skills

    by Amanda O'Rourke, CPA | Jan 21, 2020
    As CPAs we are known more for our technical skills than our soft skills. I regularly remind myself to apply the LATTE sequence in serving clients and working with our team. Good customer service and the development of soft skills doesn’t happen overnight. It requires a commitment to lifelong learning and going outside of the accountant’s stereotypical comfort zone—regularly.
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    Member Profile, Allison McClure, CPA, Aspiring Pinball Wizard

    by Allison McClure, CPA | Jan 21, 2020
    Would you believe that pinball and accounting have a lot in common? Just ask Allison McClure, CPA and aspiring pinball wizard.
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    Getting Started with Subscription Pricing

    by L. Gary Boomer, CPA, CTIP, CGMA | Jan 17, 2020
    The business model of CPA firms is being transformed by technology. For decades, the CPA firm business model has been “effort determines value.” Now, we need to look for a more subjective value model that allows for different levels of service.
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    Putting Together The Tax Puzzle

    by Chris Hesse, CPA | Jan 17, 2020
    Some people believe that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) was the biggest tax reform since 1986. Big is a subjective term, but I can confidently assert that the TCJA is a more difficult tax reform to implement than the 1986 Tax Reform Act (TRA), says Chris Hesse, CPA.
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    CPA Exam Topics Undergoing Change for Digital Age

    by Ken Tysiac | Jan 15, 2020
    A technology- and data-focused practice analysis will determine the topics that are most relevant to today’s newly licensed CPAs.
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