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Gail Perry


Phone: 800-547-7377 x1782

Gail Perry, CPA,  is the editor-in-chief of CPA Practice Advisor. She also speaks at many accounting events, trade shows, and webinars. She is the author of over 30 books (including For Dummies and QuickBooks 2014 On Demand), and she maintains a small tax practice. Gail is a graduate of Indiana University where she earned a bachelors degree in journalism. She returned to school to study accounting at Illinois State University, earned her CPA, and worked for Deloitte in the firm's Chicago tax department. She has taught college-level accounting principles and personal finance, and was on staff for 10 years at the Indiana CPA Society as a computer applications instructor. Gail was the publisher and editor-in-chief of AccountingWEB before joining the CPA Practice Advisor team.

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Firm Management

May Checklist for Accounting & Tax Firms

Many years ago, in a warm sunny May of my youth, I finished college (or so I thought), packed everything I owned in a U-Haul truck, and drove to Washington D.C. I was so bold and happy. I had no job, no place to live, just a passion for whatever life had in store for me. I had no trouble finding a job. There were, in fact, several to pick from. And finding an apartment was just as easy. Every morning I started my day with enthusiasm and awe – how could I possibly be so lucky?


CPA2Biz and IT Alliance To Unite for Fall 2014 Conferences

CPA2Biz and the Information Technology Alliance (ITA), an independent professional association comprised of most of the nation's top 30 accounting firms, premier technology consultants, and leading technology vendors serving the accounting profession, today announced they will jointly host events on December 7-10 at the Gaylord National in Washington, D.C. CPA2Biz is the technology subsidiary of the American Institute of CPAs,