Aaron Sullivan

Aaron Sullivan

Aaron is a content marketer with a background in writing and editing for social, email, and blogs. His experience is heavily focused on bookkeeping/finance, entertainment, and beer.

Recent posts by Aaron Sullivan

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How Better Results Are Tied to Process Improvement | An Interview With Chris Barnes

By Aaron Sullivan on Apr 13, 2021 9:30:00 AM

Until last year, every tax season was virtually the same as the year before, which meant that firms could get by doing the same ol’ thing to get the same ol’ results.

Topics: interview 2021 tax season continuous improvement process improvement Lean Six Sigma
6 min read

Pilot's $100m Funding Round: What it Means for the Accounting Profession

By Aaron Sullivan on Mar 31, 2021 2:12:30 PM

The field of competition for accounting firms just got a bit more interesting, and not in a good way.

Topics: News Pilot Accounting Firm Competition
9 min read

Firms Should Prioritize Internal Growth If They Want Comprehensive Growth

By Aaron Sullivan on Mar 18, 2021 10:45:00 AM

Running any business is like riding a roller coaster: it’s only fun and exciting if the whole thing keeps moving. That’s true for any kind of business, especially accounting firms with big growth goals related to:

Topics: business growth Accounting firm scale accounting firm operations
5 min read

Should Congress Extend the 2021 Tax Deadline?

By Aaron Sullivan on Mar 9, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Citing COVID-related issues from last year and a need to provide relief to taxpayers, lawmakers have asked the IRS to extend the tax season to July 15. For some accounting professionals, that could be a good thing: more time to work on difficult filings and close deals with new clients, and hopefully less deadline-driven stress and long hours.

Topics: Taxes interview rapid write-up
7 min read

Who Benefits the Most From Automation at Your Firm?

By Aaron Sullivan on Mar 2, 2021 4:00:00 PM

New tech can give accounting firm owners and partners mixed emotions. On one hand, there’s the hope of improving processes while driving greater revenue. On the other hand, there are concerns related to cost and how to implement a new tool across the entire company. There’s a lot to consider!

Topics: Accounting firm scale CAS Accounting efficiency
6 min read

These New Strategies Will Save You Seasonal Hiring Stress

By Aaron Sullivan on Feb 16, 2021 11:00:00 AM

We’ve all heard about or experienced firsthand some awful stories about hiring for tax season, and we do our best to avoid them from happening to us—or from happening again!

Topics: Taxes hiring Rapid Write-Up Package
9 min read

Maximize Every Client's Revenue to Drive Rapid Growth

By Aaron Sullivan on Feb 3, 2021 1:00:00 PM

We hear about accounting firm growth strategies all the time, but when it comes to putting a plan into action, many firms are lost on how to get started. 

Topics: Accounting firm growth Accounting firm strategy firm value
6 min read

The Strategic Benefits of Automation in a CPA Firm

By Aaron Sullivan on Jan 12, 2021 9:00:00 AM

“Automation is coming for your job!”

Hold up—that’s not true. In fact, it’s so far from the truth that not even Google Maps can help find where it belongs.

Topics: accounting automation Accounting firm strategy automation benefits
6 min read

Is the Automated Tax Return Possible?

By Aaron Sullivan on Jan 5, 2021 2:00:00 PM

The ideal tax season is one that requires no tax work at all. Sure, tax can be lucrative, and it’s always nice to present a return to a client who’s truly grateful for your work...especially when they make it easy on you. But imagine a low-stress tax cycle that leverages automation so that you’re only involved with review and client interaction—how sweet!

Topics: Taxes rapid write-up automated tax return
7 min read

Is Your Firm Ready for Growth?

By Aaron Sullivan on Dec 30, 2020 12:59:45 PM

In the height of summer, Inovautus Consulting ran a survey asking CPAs and accounting firms about how the pandemic affected their business. The results were a bit surprising: many firms had grim prospects for growth moving forward, and a majority of respondents to the survey actually anticipated having lower revenue.

What’s causing the slump? 

Topics: Accounting firm growth Accounting firm scale firm strategy
2 min read

A Holiday Tale of Accounting Automation

By Aaron Sullivan on Dec 24, 2020 10:00:00 AM

 
Topics: Happy holidays rapid write-up
7 min read

How to Determine What Client Advisory Deliverables to Offer

By Aaron Sullivan on Dec 15, 2020 10:00:00 AM

There’s no denying that more and more firms are positioning themselves to offer their clients advisory services, and the reason is clear. Financial guidance is a cornerstone of business success, and business owners need a trusted advisor to provide a data-driven path to achieving their goals—and avoiding costly mistakes.

Topics: Accounting advisory services CAS client advisory services

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