5 Blogs to Bolster Your Accounting Career

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What do marijuana, busy season, Uber, and auditing all have in common? Well, not a whole lot, unless you really stretch your imagination. However, we’re turning to five excellent accounting blogs to cover these timely topics.

Read on and find answers to the following questions:

  1. What tax advice should you give Uber and Lyft drivers?
  2. Are there auditing advantages for public companies located close to IRS offices?
  3. When it’s time to pay taxes, how do marijuana dispensaries handle their abundance of cash?
  4. What’s the most effective way to evaluate your firm’s performance after busy season ends?
  5. How do you attract the ideal clients for your firm?

1. Uber (and Lyft) Drivers’ Tax Tips and Strategies

TaxBuzz

Uber and Lyft use very non-traditional organizational structures. In this article, CPA Gordon McNamee guides tax professionals through the ins and outs of advising Uber and Lyft drivers.

2. Does Proximity to an IRS Office Increase Audit Risk?

AccountingWEB

The short answer to this question is “yes.” But as AccountingWEB’s Terry Sheridan explores the results of this Journal of Accounting and Economics study, you’ll find a compelling (and more detailed) explanation.

3. IRS goes green: Hashing out payments from the marijuana industry

Accounting Today

Most of the companies within the marijuana industry owe the IRS huge payments, because they generally conduct business with physical currency. Read this post from Ranica Arrowsmith (Accounting Today) to see how the IRS has updated their technology and created new processes to address the marijuana industry’s tax complications.

4. Now’s the Time to Take a Long, Hard Look at Busy Season

Going Concern

After your busy season ends, it’s ok to hit the golf course or take a cruise to Aruba. But before you dust off your clubs or break out your bathing suit, make sure to grade your firm’s performance. In this Going Concern blog, Marsha Leest highlights nine key areas you should review after filing season has come and gone.

5. 5 Strategies to Attract Ideal Clients for Your Practice

Firm of the Future

Rebecca Kelley from Firm of the Future lays out a five-point road map to find the clients who perfectly fit your accounting firm.

Share Your Thoughts

What accounting blogs do you visit for the latest trends and opinions? Share your go-to sources in the comments.

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