Navigating Tax Law Evolution: A Guide for Accounting Firms

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The United States has been in a perpetual state of tax law evolution ever since the country’s founding. For accounting firms, this dynamic landscape has meant a need for constant adaptation and resilience. In this blog post, we’ll explore some of the major legislative milestones that have shaped federal tax policy over the past few … Read more

Mastering Remote Accounting

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the shift towards remote work in the accounting profession. This transition brings both challenges and opportunities for accountants as client expectations and work practices evolve. In this article, we explore emerging trends, essential tools and best practices for remote accountants. We’ll also highlight how ABLE CRM’s solutions cater specifically to … Read more

Innovative Strategies in Accounting for Small Businesses

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Small businesses are critical to our economy, driving job creation, innovation and community development. However, these ventures often face financial hurdles that can stymie growth. This is where accountants come in. CPAs do more than crunch numbers or file taxes, offering strategic guidance to help small businesses navigate financial decisions and strategy. Financial expertise in … Read more

Why Your Firm Should Consider a Cloud-Based CRM 

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Anyone who works in sales will tell you that customer relationship management (CRM) systems have become essential for managing client interactions and streamlining operations. While CRMs have traditionally been hosted on company servers (on premise), there has been a major shift towards cloud-based systems that offer more flexibility and accessibility. For professional services firms, especially … Read more

Why People, Not Marketing Plans, Grow Firms

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Marketing plans, revenue goals, fancy tech tools—these may help grow a business, but they aren’t the real secret sauce. At the heart of every thriving accounting firm are the living, breathing humans that make it happen. The passion, talent and connections of people are what transforms an idea into a reality. This truth is embodied … Read more

Client Communication: The Do’s and Don’ts

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Communication is at the core of any successful accounting practice. How CPAs interact with clients can single-handedly make or break trust, satisfaction and business growth. The numbers speak volumes about its impact: These eye-opening statistics underscore just how critical client communication really is. In an industry built entirely on trust and transparency, messaging missteps can … Read more

Ways to Improve Accounting Firm Client Retention 

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In today’s crowded accounting industry, client retention is critical to survival and growth. The costs of securing new clients make holding onto existing ones a business imperative. According to research by Invesp, acquiring new clients costs 500% more than retaining current ones. This eye-opening statistic highlights why boosting retention should be every firm’s priority. This … Read more

Building an Equitable Future: Accounting Firm DE&I Strategies

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Diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) isn’t just a box to tick—it’s a competitive advantage in today’s global business landscape. For accounting firms, a diverse workforce unlocks innovation, strengthens analytical thinking and aligns with ethical foundations. However, the accounting profession still struggles with DE&I. Recent surveys reveal low feelings of adequate representation among Black and Hispanic … Read more