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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    Unlocking the Potential: How Proof of Reserves is Changing the Crypto Game

    Posted: May 25, 2023
    CPAs need to be aware that there are different ways to prove the existence of reserves in crypto, but generally, the most common PoR method is to have the institution provide cryptographic proof that it holds a specific amount of funds in a specific address. Here are some considerations.
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    Alternative Thoughts on Hiring Accounting Graduates and Off-Shoring

    Posted: May 12, 2023
    Non-accounting degrees offer huge opportunities for highly sought-after abilities that are often missing in the top tiers of accounting advisories. With the right training, they may be the missing link to the expansion of one's company.
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    Selling Business Equity Interests to Employees

    Posted: May 3, 2023
    The best way to handle sales to internal employees is to be fair with them and fair to the owner. Setting proper expectations for everyone is important to make a deal happen.
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    Being Adaptable as a CPA

    Posted: April 21, 2023
    With your CPA license, you have ample opportunity and career path options. Adapting to navigate any challenges along the way can lead to a rewarding and long-lasting career.
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    How to Use Innovation as an R&D Tax Credit Calculation

    Posted: April 11, 2023
    The research and development (R&D) tax credit can be a valuable tool for companies that conduct R&D, including the invention of patented products and processes. Here are considerations to let clients know about the R&D Tax Credit.
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    How CPAs Can Help Criminal Attorneys Evaluate Evidence and Tax Losses

    Posted: March 31, 2023
    CPAs can bring value in litigation support. If hired, CPAs should review the tax loss through the lens of the government’s burden of proof, question the IRS’s calculations and, if possible, calculate a more accurate amount so that a federal judge doesn’t have to estimate the tax loss.
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    8 Ways to Value a Privately Owned Business

    Posted: March 15, 2023
    Valuing a business is an art — not a science — even though careful calculations are made to arrive at an appraisal of the business. Here are some of the uses of a valuation and the considerations involved in the process.


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