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CPA Firm Management Association

CPA Firm Management Association is the one representative voice of the profession. The Association leads CPA firm management by empowering all CPA firms to thrive while expanding knowledge, sharing experiences, achieving through collaboration, influencing leadership and envisioning possibilities.

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Connections 2022
June 21 - 24, 2022

Connections 2022

The most dynamic and innovative keynote lineup you've seen at a practice management conference along with pre-event workshops, breakout sessions with practical, hands-on learning, a vendor exchange and connection time built-in throughout the two-and-a-half day event combined with just the right amount of fun.

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2022 Technology Series
April 21 - June 30, 2022

2022 Technology Series

The accounting profession is quickly transforming due to technological innovation. However, this shift requires both accountants and firm managers to acquire new skill sets. The 2022 Technology Series will include FIVE educational sessions presented by Roman Kepczyk, CPA.CITP, CGMA, PAFM, and will explore topics essential to optimizing your firm's productivity and efficiency.

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Indiana Chapter Meeting: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly 2022 Tax Season
May 19, 2022

Indiana Chapter Meeting: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly 2022 Tax Season

Join the Indiana Chapter Community as they present their annual "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly 2022 Tax Season" roundtable! Engage with other firm managers as they share the successes, failures, and lessons of this past season.

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Ohio Chapter Meeting: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 2022 Tax Season
May 20, 2022

Ohio Chapter Meeting: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 2022 Tax Season

Join the Ohio Chapter as they present their annual "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly 2022 Tax Season" roundtable. Share what went wrong and what went right during this past tax season and what your predictions are heading into the summer season. The event will be virtual on May 20, 2022 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET.  Zoom log-in instructions will be sent to all registrants two days prior. Save the date on your calendar and bring your list of ...

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Michigan Chapter Meeting : How To Protect Your CPA Firm, And Help Protect Your Clients Too
May 25, 2022

Michigan Chapter Meeting : How To Protect Your CPA Firm, And Help Protect Your Clients Too

About the Speaker: As PCIA’s President and CEO, Mike has established a reputation as a hands-on, problem-solver for his clients’ insurance and risk management needs, and he assists in training their staff to reduce their firm’s professional services risks. His expertise includes risk evaluation and insurance placement, contract reviews and negotiations, assistance with mergers and acquisitions and international project ...

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CPAFMA 2022 Firm Manager Compensation & Benefits Survey Results Released

CPAFMA 2022 Firm Manager Compensation & Benefits Survey Results Released

March 24, 2022

The 2022 CPAFMA Firm Manager Compensation Survey is a tool that firms can use to help those in the firm manager role reach their career path goals.  This survey was designed as a quick reference tool providing information relative to professionals managing accounting firms such as firm managers, directors of administration and chief operating officers.  Each CPAFMA member firm received the survey and the response rate was 20%. 

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CPAFMA Founder Passes

CPAFMA Founder Passes

March 24, 2022

On Saturday, March 19, 2022, Clifford Brownstein of North Potomac, MD passed away peacefully with his wife at his bedside. Cliff was a founding member of the Association for Accounting Administrators (now CPA Firm Management Association).  Together with Don Scholl and Gene Cohen, Cliff was responsible for the organization and launching of the Association.  These three had the vision which has led to successful practice management for ...

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PCPS George Willie Ethnically Diverse Student Scholarship & Internship Cosponsoring Firms Selected

PCPS George Willie Ethnically Diverse Student Scholarship & Internship Cosponsoring Firms Selected

February 1, 2022

In an effort to help accounting firms develop ethnically diverse talent, PCPS has selected ten firms to cosponsor an internship to students with diverse backgrounds during busy season 2023

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2022 CPAFMA Technology Survey Findings

2022 CPAFMA Technology Survey Findings

January 20, 2022

The CPA Firm Management Association recently conducted its fourth comprehensive Information Technology survey tailored specifically to member firms with the goal of identifying the applications, products, and processes utilized by peers.  The survey was conducted in December 2021 to determine what information technology firms would be utilizing in 2022 and compared to the results from previous surveys where appropriate.  This survey further ...

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