NJCPA Focus is an informative blog that discusses timely issues, trends and developments in the accounting industry from NJCPA members, staff and other professionals. 

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    How Listening Makes You a Better Storyteller and a Better Manager

    Posted: May 21, 2024
    In the language of business where numbers are the script, accountants are the best-suited storytellers to bring these numbers to life, aiding in the development of their teams and the success of their clients.
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    How to Effectively Delegate to Increase Capacity

    Posted: April 17, 2024
    Effective delegation isn’t about relinquishing control — it’s about optimizing resources. By documenting processes, training your team and genuinely empowering them, you’ll not only increase capacity but also foster a culture of collaboration and growth.
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    Continued Developments in the SALT Cap Workaround

    Posted: April 10, 2024
    Even with the approaching sunset of the federal limitation, taxpayers and their CPAs should continue to carefully analyze specific state rules to fully weigh whether a state’s pass-through entity tax (PTE) election is beneficial.
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    Strategic Tax Filing Considerations for Married Student Loan Borrowers

    Posted: April 2, 2024
    While conventional wisdom often leans towards joint tax filings for married student loan borrowers, the student loan factor introduces a new dynamic that shouldn't be overlooked. Several considerations should be taken into account.
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    5 Tips for Effectively Managing Staff

    Posted: March 27, 2024
    A good manager understands that they’re only as good as the team behind them. By strengthening the team, you are elevating yourself as an effective leader.
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    Innovate, Integrate, Excel: Leading Hybrid Teams to Triumph

    Posted: March 26, 2024
    As the accounting profession evolves, so must the leadership strategies employed by CPAs to foster collaboration, maintain productivity and ensure the well-being of their teams. Hybrid teams have become a necessity to adapt to evolving demands.
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    7 Ways to Prepare for DOL’s Overtime Rule That Could Require You to Pay Your Employees A LOT More

    Posted: March 12, 2024
    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is on the verge of finalizing a proposal that will make more of your employees eligible for overtime (OT) premiums or require salary increases for a significant number of management employees.This rule impacts CPAs both as employers and as trusted advisors.


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