Management of an Accounting Practice eHandbook
The MAP eHandbook is a valuable practice management resource, offering best practice advice regarding employee compensation and benefits, staffing, disaster recovery, firm organization, and many other areas of interest to your firm.

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Two great products come together to bring your firm administration to the next level. This product can also be bundled with the new Management of an Accounting Practice (MAP) On Track This easy to download scheduling tool functions as an add-in to Microsoft Outlook. The "virtual firm administrator" automatically schedules monthly, quarterly and annual tasks to help your firm run smoothly. Visit Management of an Accounting Practice (MAP) On Track to learn more about the product.

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Who Will Benefit?

  • Sole practitioners and small- to medium-sized firms without a firm administrator or with limited administrative staff

Key Topics

  • Developing an accounting practice
  • Marketing your firm's services
  • Expanding your firm's offerings
  • Strategic planning
  • Administering your firm's finances
  • Setting up client engagements
  • Managing owner issues
  • And much more!

The Management of an Accounting Practice eHandbook (MAP eHandbook) is your go-to resource for all things practice management. The MAP eHandbook consolidates the best advice regarding employee compensation and benefits, staffing, disaster recovery, firm organization, and many other areas of interest to your firm. This invaluable asset is a key resource for sole practitioners and small- to medium-sized firms who want to follow best practices for building and managing their firms.

Key Benefits & Features

  • Practice management tools
    • Innovative ideas and expert solutions for growing your firm, using new technologies, and more
  • Strategy suggestions
    • Information on how to boost productivity and profitability, how to market your practice, and much more
  • Timely updates
    • Chapters are continually updated with the most current information
  • Quick and easy searches
    • Advanced search helps you search by keyword or by phrase
  • Interactive documents
    • Worksheets, spreadsheets, and checklists have all been created in Microsoft Word or Excel for easy downloading and customization
  • Access to additional guidance
    • As a subscriber to the MAP eHandbook, you can contact the author for personal guidance or additional information on a particular topic

Created by top CPA practitioners, the MAP eHandbook is a robust collection of regularly updated practice management guidance and tools brought together in one place. The easy-to-use online format, streamlined content, and search tool all help you to hone your searches to specific items and topics and quickly find pointed answers to your questions. The MAP eHandbook also includes downloadable templates and checklists in Microsoft Word and Excel to help make your day-to-day operations easier.

The MAP eHandbook is available on the AICPA's Online Professional Library and can easily be accessed through your AICPA Store account.

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American Institute of CPAs

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is the world’s largest member association representing the CPA profession, with more than 418,000 members in 143 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting.

The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, and offers specialized credentials for qualified professionals who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. With The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), it offers the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation, which sets the global benchmark for quality and recognition in management accounting.

The AICPA and CIMA also make up the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association), which represents public and management accounting globally, advocating on behalf the public interest and advancing the quality, competency and employability of CPAs, CGMAs and other accounting and finance professionals worldwide.

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