Advice for Issues Businesses Owners Face Going Virtual

Ferrone & Associates CPAsBlog

Reopenings begin with masks, conference rooms have gone Zoom, and businesses face a load of new questions — but for many, the future comes down to one: “How am I going to survive?” We all know that virtual does not replace face-to-face and many small businesses have been hurt. But how can we help these businesses transitioning to virtual? A … Read More

Remote workers may provide tax savings for employers

Ferrone & Associates CPAsBlog

Working remotely during the pandemic may become routine, as both companies and workers come to appreciate the convenience and savings available.  There are also many opportunities to save on taxes imposed by local jurisdictions on the business entity. A number of local jurisdictions — and the list is growing — impose local taxes on business entities. In some cases, such … Read More

How working from home may change your taxes

Ferrone & Associates CPAsBlog

A large percentage of the workforce is now working from home, and company offices may be a thing of the past.  For companies that have gone remote, a new development of work-from-home is state tax nexus. Working in one municipality and living in another is nothing new. But now a large chunk of the workforce is working in one state … Read More

6 productivity hacks for remote CPAs

Marci RomneyBlog

As the brick-and-mortar economy flirts with reopening, working from home is becoming the new normal. CPAs have no need to return to crowded offices, especially not in states where COVID-19 is having a second wind. Even if CPAs could resume their usual office rituals, their clients (or colleagues), may not be eager to meet in person. It seems that accounting … Read More

Many Firms Commit to Permanently Working from Home, Including Ferrone and Associates CPAs

Marci RomneyBlog

According to a new study, two-thirds of accounting firm leaders reported a drop in staff productivity during the coronavirus pandemic, but they’re still committed to allowing employees to work from home even after they reopen their offices. Accountants at firms of all sizes across the U.S., as well as leaders from a range of financial services and professional services companies,  … Read More

The big mistake newly remote businesses are making

Marci RomneyBlog

There is one all-too-common mistake that firms are making right now: trying to replicate their existing communication practices across their newly distributed team. A video conferencing solution such as Zoom is brilliant for replacing in-person meetings, and instant messaging tools like Slack or Microsoft Teams can be useful for hashing something out quickly or as a virtual ‘water-cooler’. However, these … Read More