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What Is an HR Compliance Checklist and Why Is It Important For Your Clients?

Ensuring HR compliance is crucial for business success, but it can be complex. With an increase in employment laws and regulations, non-compliance poses a significant risk of penalties and fines.

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IRS Announces Moratorium on New Employee Retention Credit (ERC) Claims Amidst Concerns of Fraudulent Activity

In a move aimed at safeguarding honest small businesses from potential scams, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) declared an immediate moratorium on the processing of new Employee Retention Credit (ERC) claims from September 14th through until at least the end of the year.

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The Michigan Association of CPAs Host 2023 Awards to Honor Accounting’s Best and Brightest

The MICPA recognizes award honorees and promotes student fundraising November 9.

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3 Keys to a Successful Accounting Firm: Performance, Profitability, and Payments

Building a successful accounting firm isn’t a math problem—there’s no one right solution, which is why the road can seem so difficult. Fortunately, there are a few general rules of thumb that can act as guideposts and make your path easier.

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IRS Guidance Changes SECURE Act 2.0 Effective Dates of Provisions for Workplace Retirement Plans

Recently published IRS guidance regarding SECURE 2.0 updated the effective dates for certain provisions related to workplace retirement plans. In a new white paper, Paychex breaks down the top SECURE 2.0 provisions and their updated effective dates.  

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Form 1099K: Policy & Preparation

Last year, tax season felt like a return to normal thanks in some part to the IRS for delaying implementation of the new $600 threshold for Form 1099-K reporting. After nearly a year, however, and with multiple proposals to raise the threshold still in their earliest of phases, tax professionals should be prepared to contend with the tax code in its current form.

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MICPA Celebrates 2023 Outgoing Board Members, Welcomes New Additions

Our organization is only as impactful as those who volunteer to ensure its many initiatives are realized, and our board members donate their time, insights, and expertise to ensure the association continues to be a meaningful source of support, knowledge and advocacy for current and future generations of CPAs. Join us as we recognize our outgoing board members for their hard work and dedication and get to know our incoming board members.

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MICPA Announces 2023 Women to Watch Award Honorees

The MICPA is proud to announce its 2023 Women to Watch Award honorees, Sheryl M. Madden, CPA, controller, deputy CFO, the Kresge Foundation, vice chair of the MICPA professional ethics committee, and Meg Warner, CPA, senior accountant, Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Advisors.

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Future-Proof Your Accounting Practice: 3 Effective Strategies for Year-Round Cash Flow

In today's rapidly changing landscape, staying competitive requires constantly learning and adapting to the most effective strategies. By embracing modern tech solutions, accounting professionals can streamline cash flow as well as boost their year-round revenue, expand services, and provide additional value to clients.

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Cyber Security and the Small Firm Misconception

Recent studies indicate that 59% of small to mid-size businesses (SMBs) believe they are too small to end up the target of a cyberattack. Unfortunately, this misconception is a dangerous blind spot for small organizations as they comprise nearly half (43%) of all data breaches as larger companies continue to ramp up their defenses. The MICPA investigates what small firm practitioners with limited resources can do to keep themselves and their clients protected.

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