How CPAs Profit From New Technologies

Implementing the right technology at the right time can be as important as selecting the right products.

by Rick Telberg

If productivity equals profits for CPA firms, then CPAs at this week’s AICPA Tech show in Las Vegas could walk away with a lot of money-making ideas.

Much of the gain in CPAs’ productivity has already come with the help of new technologies ? technologies on display at the AICPA Information Technology Conference. We already reported on the perspectives of the meeting’s organizers in “CPA Tech: Ya Gotta Deal With It” and how vendors are attacking productivity issues for CPAs in “The Winning Formula.”

This week, we talk to a few more vendors about the trends and issues in technology, starting with what may be the practitioner’s biggest headache – tax-season workload compression.