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Recruiting and Retaining Employees During the Pandemic
Employers can still recruit and retain reliable employees in the COVID-19 era, says HR expert Carol Kardas. “COVID-19 has asked us to really think differently, to act differently, and to look at how we’re dealing with our employees on a...
How Will AI Change the C-Suite?
A new survey suggests that leadership roles will at least be shared with artificial intelligence in the coming years. Now’s the time to think about the executive roles that can’t be automated. This may not be the best time to be thinking 15...
Returns affected by e-filing outage will be timely if filed by Sept. 17
The IRS announced on Thursday that, for tax returns with a Sept. 15 due date that were affected by an e-filing software outage, the Service will treat a return and any elections that were filed with that return as timely filed if the taxpayer...
DRS Demos New myconneCT Website to CTCPA Members Prior to Launch
Prior to the launch of the Department of Revenue Services' new myconneCT web portal, CTCPA members got a sneak peek! DRS Commissioner John Biello and Communications Director Jim Polites walked members through the new website and answered member...
Ransomware Attack Postpones Hartford’s First Day of School
After months of careful planning, Hartford Public Schools postponed the first day of school due to a ransomware attack. Hartford Public Schools said in an email to parents and students that its technology “has been impacted by a ransomware...
Zoom with confidence
“I’m really better looking than this!” If that’s how you want to start every Zoom meeting, you’re not alone. The videoconferencing app seems to amplify every flaw you’ve ever worried about. I, for one, often look like a pasty waif who...
3 tech-related tips for working better remotely
The COVID-19 pandemic will eventually subside, but the massive exodus from offices caused by various quarantines has shown CPAs and their employers the power and potential of working from home. There's no going back to the status quo. It's...
Taxes, VPNs and Office Hours: The Ultimate Forbes Guide to Working from Home
Millions of employees could be in for a rude surprise next April when they find out their home office isn’t deductible and the states can’t agree on who gets their money. Time to put a tax pro on speed dial? I t's very likely that...
How to Survive a Ransomware Attack Without Paying the Ransom
At around midnight Oslo time on March 19, 2019, computers owned by Norsk Hydro ASA, a large aluminum manufacturer, started encrypting files and going offline en masse. It took two hours before a worker at its operations center in Hungary realized...
Improve your remote hiring process during COVID-19
The emergence of COVID-19 has changed many aspects of business, including hiring. With many office buildings closed and social-distancing measures in place, many CPA firms must figure out how to hire the best people through a remote hiring...

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VIRTUAL Technology Committee Breakfast Roundtable - 10/15/2020 -
This is an open forum - we never limit discussion. We've got experts on board who can help you with cyber security, client portals, accounting software, Office 365, and more. There is no need to register for this event - walk-ins are...
LIVESTREAM - Accounting, Auditing and Financial Reporting Conference - 10/29/2020 -
This CTCPA conference discusses the most relevant issues facing the accounting profession today.
VIRTUAL Technology Committee Breakfast Roundtable - 11/19/2020 -
This is an open forum - we never limit discussion. We've got experts on board who can help you with cyber security, client portals, accounting software, Office 365, and more. There is no need to register for this event - walk-ins are...
LIVESTREAM - Technology Conference - 12/8/2020 -
This new CTCPA-built conference is filled with presentations designed to maximize your time and enhance your learning. The agenda is filled with sessions on current and emerging technologies that will help you do your job with...
VIRTUAL Technology Committee Breakfast Roundtable - 12/16/2020 -
This is an open forum - we never limit discussion. We've got experts on board who can help you with cyber security, client portals, accounting software, Office 365, and more. There is no need to register for this event - walk-ins are...

 

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