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IRS Warns of New Impersonation Email Scam

Posted on August 22, 2019

The IRS this week detected this new impersonation email scam. The email subject line may vary, but recent examples use the phrase “Automatic Income Tax Reminder” or “Electronic Tax Return Reminder.”

New Jersey Revises GILTI and FDII Allocation Methodology

Posted on August 22, 2019

The New Jersey Division of Taxation has made a decision to revise the allocation methodology of Global Intangible Low-Taxed Income and Foreign Derived Intangible Income from the gross domestic product methodology detailed in TB-85(R).

New Jersey Lands in Nation’s Top 10 for Highest Student Debt

Posted on August 22, 2019

New Jersey ranks 45th out of 50 states and Washington, D.C., on the list of average student debt by state, with the average student loan debt per borrower for New Jersey being $33,593

 

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IssuesWatch Live: Professional Issues Update

September 19, 2019

The accounting profession is rapidly changing due to technology, regulation and the business climate. As a CPA or financial professional, it is imperative that you know where the profession is headed so you can make the necessary changes to be ready for the future.

Surgent's Individual Tax Camp

September 24, 2019

Each year brings its own set of tax planning challenges, and this year is no exception. This course aims to arm tax planners with planning strategies and ideas that wealthy clients and closely held business owners need to consider right now. Learn strategies that can really have an impact on client lives, while also bringing value to you and your firm. The material is current with relevant provisions from The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act.

Surgent's Federal Tax Camp

October 25, 2019

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act brought about the most far-reaching changes to the tax code in a generation. New tax rates, deductions for pass-through entities, new depreciation rules, changes to home mortgage interest deductions, modifications of NOL rules, and new alimony rules are only some of the issues on which practitioners need to get up-to-speed this year. In this course, tax advisors will be fully updated on the most important legislative and regulatory developments of the season as well as major trends and changes in the case law.

 

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5 Steps to Protect Client Data

Posted on August 23, 2019

Despite major progress against identity and data theft, these threats still happen. This checklist includes things tax pros can do now to prevent and recognize data theft and steps to follow if they do experience a data breach.

3 Steps to Successful Cross-Servicing

Posted on August 21, 2019

Cross-selling — or the act of marketing existing services to your current client list — has a word in it that many accountants don’t necessarily love: selling. In order to cross-service successfully, three major components need to be present: product promotion, client awareness and client engagement.

Can I Hold Client Records for Unpaid Fees?

Posted on August 21, 2019

The question as to whether or not a New Jersey licensed CPA must fulfill a records request by or for a client who has unpaid fees requires a review of several sources, including the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and the Regulations Governing Practice Before the Internal Revenue Service.

 

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5 Smart Strategies to Help CPAs Avoid a Lawsuit

Posted on August 20, 2019

Talking first and establishing a meeting of the minds at the beginning of client interactions can help CPAs avoid lawsuits. Here are five smart strategies to follow.

Top 5 Millennial Money Mistakes

Posted on August 16, 2019

Millennials, those born between 1981-1996, are now the largest segment of the workforce. Here is some guidance that will enable many to make sound decisions to enable wealth building.

How to Be an Effective Neophyte Accounting Manager

Posted on July 31, 2019

It’s difficult for an accountant with new managerial responsibilities to delegate because the perceived loss of control can rattle your self-confidence. These and other tasks can be performed easier if you follow some rules to guide you along.

 

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Do You Have a Relationship with Any of These Lawmakers?

Posted on July 2, 2019

One of the most powerful methods the NJCPA uses to influence state legislators is through direct contacts made by CPAs who have existing relationships with a lawmakers. Please check our list of lawmakers, and join our Keyperson Program if you have a relationship with any of them.

Get Involved

Posted on June 19, 2019

Whether you choose to get involved to gain leadership opportunities, build your resume, increase your organization’s exposure in the accounting industry or give back to the profession, you’ll find a meaningful way to participate in the NJCPA community.​

Join the Emerging Technologies Interest Group

Posted on June 5, 2019

The Emerging Technologies Interest Group is a new community of NJCPA members intent on sharing and sharpening their knowledge of current and emerging technologies.

 

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