Patrick Chong
Patrick Chong, CPA
Member since 2009
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Balance Is Key to Career Satisfaction for Millennials

Posted: March 23, 2015
Long-term accounting career opportunities for CPAs in their 20s and 30s are unprecedented. In 2005, the AICPA reported that by the year 2020, 75 percent of its membership would be eligible to retire. This demographic shift is creating an incredible opportunity for advancement among young people.
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Building a Better Finance Organization

Posted: March 20, 2015
The finance organization does not sell goods or services, set prices, develop marketing plans, manage the supply chain, or manufacture products – functions that ultimately increase revenue and impact profitability. A finance organization’s effectiveness is measured by its ability to provide strategic financial perspective, insight, and decision support to these areas.
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Business Valuation Roundtable: The Business Divorce

Date: April 21, 2015
The NJSCPA Business Valuation Forensic Litigation Services Interest Group invites you to attend this Roundtable Discussion. These informative, educational sessions provide participants with a local peer network to share leading-edge information and share best practices in a neutral setting.
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Private Versus Public Clouds

Posted: March 20, 2015
When CPA firms evaluate going to the cloud, a glance at the horror stories of hackers and breaches of sensitive information can be all it takes to make those cotton puffs look more like dangerous storm clouds. Fortunately, the cloud comes in many different forms, including private cloud options that provide many of the same benefits of public cloud offerings, while allowing firms to retain more control over their infrastructures.
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Audits of Employee Benefit Plans Conference

Date: May 7, 2015
At this special one-day conference for plan auditors, receive practical guidance on hot-topic issues and developments from national authorities and industry experts. Find out how to mitigate risk while remaining compliant with current standards.
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Cloud Problems: Preparing for Rain

Posted: March 19, 2015
On the surface, cloud computing sounds like the solution to all of your computer needs and problems. With cloud computing, information technology is outsourced, so there is no need to worry about backups, hardware failures or having data on different computers. Unfortunately, every solution presents its own unique set of problems for which you may be unprepared.
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Annual Convention & Expo

Date: June 10 - 12, 2015
New Jersey CPAs have been at the forefront of innovation since before the turn of the century. And for the past 10 years, the NJCPA has convened New Jersey CPAs every spring to learn, think out of the box and grow as trusted business advisors. As a CPA, you have always played an important part in innovating and building business in the Garden State, and you’ll play an even greater role in the future. Now it’s time to chart a course for what will be the most dynamic and challenging decade yet.
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AICPA Answers FAQs on the ACA

Posted: March 18, 2015
The American Institute of CPAs has answers to taxpayers’ most commonly-asked questions about the health insurance information reporting required by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on 2014 federal income tax returns.
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NJCPA Honors Long-Time Members

Posted: March 17, 2015
Congratulations to these 25-, 40- and 50-year members who recently received a special gift in recognition of their long-standing commitment to NJCPA membership
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NJCPA Launches New and Improved Website

Posted: March 16, 2015
The New Jersey Society of CPAs has debuted a brand new njcpa.org. We set out with the goal of making the online experience easier, cleaner and more functional for our members.