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Accountants are in demand for 2014http://business.time.com/2014/01/07/job-search-these-positions-are-in-demand/ How to open closed minds http://www.booher.com/booherbanter/how-to-open-closed-minds/ 14 IRS Red Flagshttp://portal.kiplinger.com/slideshow/taxes/T056-S001-irs-audit-red-flags-the-dirty-dozen-slide-show/index.html?rss_source=rss How QBO certification helped grow my practicehttps://blog.accountants.intuit.com/ways-to-grow-your-business/how-quickbooks-online-certification-helped-grow-my-practice/ ACA infographic you can share with clientshttp://blog.intuit.com/employees/how-does-the-affordable-care-act-impact-your-small-business-infographic/

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Most small business owners lack necessary accounting skills http://www.mainstreet.com/article/small-business/most-small-business-owners-lack-necessary-accounting-skills The accounting profession needs more female leaders http://blog.aicpa.org/2014/01/women-and-leadership-the-path-not-yet-taken.html#sthash.ftaBKrvh.H2r3pDex.dpbs

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How to Explain to Clients Why Their Tax Bill Is So HIgh http://www.forbes.com/sites/anthonynitti/2013/12/30/how-to-explain-to-wealthy-clients-why-their-tax-bill-is-so-high-in-six-easy-steps/ Getting good at analytics = success http://www.wired.com/insights/2013/12/analytics-eats-world-2014/

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Ellen Calls H&R Block http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9B8zDBAYemA Tech Gadget Gift Ideas http://www.cpa2biz.com/Content/media/PRODUCER_CONTENT/Newsletters/Articles_2013 When It Pays to Be Polite http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25347423

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The World Beyond Compliance

Here’s a question:  What portion of your revenues are derived from compliance work – e.g., tax preparation and IRS representation; bookkeeping; QuickBooks setup, clean-up, and training; payroll; and audit work – versus value-added work – e.g., revenue improvement, business consulting, profit margin analysis, and workflow improvement projects?

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