Inspired Ideas Blog

Sales Tax: The Next Generation

Will FreiMore By This AuthorOur strategic partner, Avalara, takes a look at the changes we’ve seen in the growth and use of technology and the way it’s affected sales tax management. When you were a kid, could you have imagined using the technology that we have at our fingertips today? Here’s another question: could you […]
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Benefits and Challenges of Anytime, Anywhere Work

Jennifer WilsonMore By This AuthorEarlier this year, we launched a survey to collect information about the adoption of flexible work initiatives within public accounting firms. We received valuable insights from 99 distinct firms and shared the overall results of the survey in my Survey Results blog. In this post, we’ll explore the positive and negative […]
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Self-Discovery – A guide for Growth

Sylvia LaneMore By This AuthorAs we face major changes in our world of work, our individual lives require adjustments. The better we understand our own strengths and weaknesses, the more we are able to not only survive, but thrive. Regardless of how we came to be the way we are, when we understand and accept […]
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Leadership Spotlight: Brian Austin, Director, Accountant and Industry Relations, Avalara

Michelle BacaMore By This AuthorBrian Austin joined Avalara as Director of Accountant and Industry Relations in 2011. In his role, Brian works with accountants in public practice and industry, and with industry organizations like the AICPA and state CPA societies to evangelize the role of technology in solving clients’ sales tax issues. Prior to joining […]
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Generating Real Breakthrough Results Requires Action

Tamera LoerzelMore By This Author“I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.” Leonardo Di Vinci, Inventor and Artist As we meet with various CPA firm partner and manager teams across the country, we often caution them to refrain from […]
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