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Racism is a Pandemic. Hate is a Virus.

Ever since the world learned that the Coronavirus originated in Wuhan, China, incidents of hate against Asians and Pacific Islanders have been steadily on the rise in the US and across the globe. I am both incensed and saddened by the Georgia spa shootings which took the lives of eight individuals and the assault on […]

Q&A: Keys to a Successful Firm

Q&A: Keys to a Successful Firm

SumNews, March 2021- “It is important to keep an eye on the future of the profession and to respond nimbly to the rapid pace of change,” says AAFCPAs’ managing partner Carla McCall.

Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Program Opens April 8

AAFCPAs would like to make clients aware that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will accept applications for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program beginning April 8th, 2021. Eligible entities include live venue operators or promoters, theatrical producers, live performing arts organization operators, museum operators*, motion picture theater operators, and talent representatives. *The Act […]

How a Strong Firm Culture Keeps CPAs Focused in Difficult Times

How a Strong Firm Culture Keeps CPAs Focused in Difficult Times

This tax season is a challenging time for CPA firms, and the goal posts seem to continue to move further away. While the IRS was initially steadfast in maintaining regular tax deadlines in 2021, that is giving way to new discussions about extending the filing season in a fashion similar to 2020. This extension may […]

Movers & Shakers for February 22, 2021

Movers & Shakers for February 22, 2021

Westborough accounting firm AAFCPAs announced managing partner CARLA MCCALL has been named one of 2020’s Most Powerful Women in the Accounting Profession by the American Institute of CPAs. The list names 25 women annually who are helping to advance the accounting profession.

Carla McCall: One of BBJ’s 2021 Mentors for Mentoring Monday

Carla McCall: One of BBJ’s 2021 Mentors for Mentoring Monday

AAFCPAs’ Managing Partner Carla McCall, CPA, CGMA will again volunteer her time, and share advice as a professional Mentor for the Boston Business Journal’s annual Mentoring Monday event, scheduled for February 22nd. The event will take place in 40 Business Journal markets on the same day, with hundreds of women in every market being coached. Sessions will […]

Meet the BBJ’s 2021 Mentors for Mentoring Monday

Meet the BBJ’s 2021 Mentors for Mentoring Monday

On Feb. 22, hundreds women plan to gather online and learn from one another at the Boston Business Journal’s annual Mentoring Monday event. The event will take place in 40 Business Journal markets on the same day, with hundreds of women in every market being coached.

Employee Retention Credit Updates, Expanded Eligibility

AAFCPAs would like to make clients aware that the Employee Retention Credit (ERC), which was introduced by the CARES Act back in the Spring, has now been extended and amended as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021. (Details related to the 2020 credit are outlined in a previous blog: Payroll Tax Credits and Other […]

Major Updates to the Paycheck Protection Program

On December 21, Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, a $2.3 trillion spending bill that includes a $900 billion stimulus package intended to provide additional financial relief to individuals and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill was signed into law on December 27, 2020. The Act contains follow-on provisions to the CARES Act […]

AAFCPAs’ #GivingTuesday Employee Match Donates Over $32K to Charities

In 2020, AAFCPAs celebrated our fifth annual participation in #GivingTuesday, a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. Collectively, AAFCPAs’ 240+ team members and our Charitable Foundation’s Employee Matching Gifts program donated over $32,000 to mission driven nonprofits during the 2020 #GivingTuesday drive! AAFCPAs’ five-year […]