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How To Recession-Proof Your CPA Firm

 How To Recession-Proof Your CPA Firm Today’s post is about how to recession-proof your CPA firm. As you may have seen in the news, it’s all about recession, recession, recession! Firstly, I want to make it clear that I am not into fear-mongering. Despite the fact that I warn accounting firms about the dangers that…

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3 Pricing Mistakes CPA Firms Make

3 Pricing Mistakes CPA Firms Make I just finished off a full day of coaching calls with my CPA firm clients from around North America. I was thinking about a topic for this week’s blog post and realized that I have been chatting a lot about the 3 pricing mistakes CPA firms make.   Today I…

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How Accounting Firms Can Offload Bad Clients

Today I’m here at Butterfly Gardens in Brentwood Bay, BC. I wanted to chat with you today about how accounting firms can offload bad clients. Before I get to that, here’s an interesting fact I just learned while at Butterfly Gardens. There’s a sign that says that there are at least 150 different species of…

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How Accounting Firms Avoid Hitting the Revenue Ceiling

How Accounting Firms Avoid Hitting the Revenue Ceiling Calling all CPAs. How Do Your Accounting Firms Avoid Hitting the Revenue Ceiling? As you know, inflation has been going through the roof and the price of everything is getting higher and higher. However, at the same time, accounting firms haven’t been increasing their prices and continue…

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Accounting Firms Need to Stop Doing Personal Tax Returns

I’ve said this so many times…accounting firms need to stop doing personal tax returns. There’s been a big push in the accounting industry lately where everybody moving to outsourcing. You know I’ve always said that if you’re doing outsourcing as your first step as your value, as a way of crushing your prices so that you can compete on price, then you’re dead. It’s a brutal model, you’re going to suffer.

It’s time to stop using this outdated and archaic pricing model. Move over to a value-based subscription model for your clients. You want to serve your accounting clients the way you were professionally trained – focus on advising the clients while working in a model that works best for you.

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Anytime Anywhere

I’m always interested in other business models to see what works and what doesn’t. I found one in SCOTLAND that’s brilliant. Follow the same approach and you’ll meet unexpected success. Hope you enjoy this week’s video.

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