Expand your knowledge each day with this 14-day challenge

AICPA 14 Day Challenge FBWe’re all doing our part to slow the spread of coronavirus, and it’s easy to feel discouraged by the many changes we’ve had to absorb over a short period of time. To make lemonade out of lemons, why not take this 14-day challenge?

The 14-day challenge invites you to expand your knowledge each day with tools and resources designed to help you face complications that the global pandemic has presented.

Day 1: This client letter regarding the coronavirus is helpful communication to let your clients know about resources and the impact of the coronavirus to your practice.

Day 2: This podcast presents proactive income tax planning techniques that work well in a volatile market, reinforcing your value and reassuring your clients that you have their best interest at heart.

Day 3: Working remotely has become the new normal and many leaders wonder how best to support their teams and encourage productivity. This blog offers tips for effectively managing remote teams.

Day 4: A slope of enlightenment and a plateau of productivity is anticipated with blockchain. This podcast discusses aspects of blockchain that you need to know, and aspects you can ignore. 

Day 5: In this Vimeo, Marty Shenkman, CPA, MBA, discusses estate tax planning for the coronavirus.

Day 6: The Federal Reserve cut interest rates to near-zero on March 15th.  This blog highlights opportunities for Americans to shore up their personal finances in light of this announcement by discussing what near-zero interest rates mean for your wallet.

Day 7: Educate yourself and your clients with flyer on the tax and financial impacts resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.

Day 8: In this podcast, Susan Tillery and Dave Stolz share how they find calm amid the chaos by putting their clients first, reinforcing the value of the CPA financial planner.

Day 9: The auditor reporting standard, effective for periods ending on or after December 15, 2020, was designed to enhance the relevance and transparency of the auditor’s report. This blog simplifies the updates with 5 things you need to know.

Day 10: This comprehensive chart details state tax filing guidance during the coronavirus pandemic.

Day 11: During this time of stock market turmoil, you may be contacted by clients who are anxious about the potential impact on their finances. Here are techniques to reassure your clients and calm their fears.

Day 12: If you’re an auditor, the digital era creates many opportunities for you. Learn how the profession is reimagining the audit in this blog about a new solution for data-driven audits.

Day 13: This podcast discusses ideas for bullet proofing investment portfolios during a volatile market.

Day 14: The coronavirus has required many accounting roles to become remote tasks. With remote auditing at the forefront, here is guidance and tools to help you succeed.

The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants is committed to you. During this pandemic and always, we will provide tools and resources you need to guide your business and your community.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our Global Engagement Center.

Association Staff