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Webinar: AAFCPAs Guide to Lease ASU Implementation

Implementing the new lease standard is not just a one-time exercise. It requires changes to accounting processes and financial reporting controls. Accounting policy elections and practical expedients will affect the overall process and timeline—so be sure to assess them early. Effective implementation requires a thorough evaluation of resources and your organization should identify someone to […]

Cybersecurity: Tools & Strategies to Protect Yourself and Your Family

October is cybersecurity awareness month in the United States. Breaches continue to affect various aspects of our increasingly connected world: from fortune 500 companies to large municipalities and public utilities. AAFCPAs urges clients to remain vigilant and to consider the following tools and strategies to protect yourself and your family: Access Your Credit Report The […]

Keys to Success in Robotic Process Automation

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) eliminates tedious, repetitive, and time-consuming tasks and frees up knowledge workers to spend time on higher value work like strategic planning. It also reduces the risk of human error during processing. When launching RPA programs, there are common failures to avoid, including those related to governance, management, scaling, and choice of […]

IT Execs Must Balance Security with Productivity

COVID-19 has challenged businesses to think about operations in a new way, and in many cases, your IT specialists may be supporting employees for the first time ever that were never intended or conceived to be remote or fully remote. This shift in the way we work has created competing interests for IT departments, who […]

Tax Planning Guides for Businesses & Individuals (2021-2022)

Tax Planning Guides for Businesses & Individuals (2021-2022)

When considering your optimal tax planning & compliance strategy, business & individual tax payers must account for all current and impending tax code changes. This includes the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the 2019 Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, the 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) and subsequent stimulus initiatives, as […]

AAFCPAs Announces Promotions in Recognition of Abilities, Drive

AAFCPAs, a preeminent CPA and consulting firm based in New England, is pleased to announce promotions for the following team members in recognition of their competence, commitment, and superior performance serving our diverse client base in their respective areas of practice. New Directors and Managers:   Bella Amigud, CPA, MST has been promoted to Director, […]

Carla McCall to Deliver State of the Profession at AICPA & CIMA Dealership Conference

AAFCPAs’ Managing Partner Carla McCall, CPA, CGMA will present The State of the Profession to hundreds of her peer CPAs and financial professionals at the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) & Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) Dealership Conference this October at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV. Carla and Ash Noah, CPA, CGMA, Vice […]

Marijuana Retail Tax Compliance

In today’s constantly evolving cannabis industry, cannabusinesses face numerous challenges that can impact their short- and long-term success. These include various state licensing regulations, the high-stakes tax burden created by IRC Section 280E, and the constant need to maintain a competitive edge. One of the most onerous challenges for operators is the need to stay […]

Be Cyber Smart: decrease risks and protect yourself online

Now in its 18th year, Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October) continues to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across our Nation so Americans can take the steps they need to be safer and more secure online. To decrease cybersecurity risks and protect yourself online, AAFCPAs offers cybersecurity technical and non-technical resources to help you and […]

How CFOs Plan to Use Data

How CFOs Plan to Use Data

CFOs are ready for change when it comes to how they use data. An AAFCPAs survey of 200+ New England financial executives revealed they are seeking better ways to predict what is coming, in addition to the age-old practice of analyzing what has been. Their challenge lies in solving for people, process, and system limitations.