Category Archives: General

Surgent course helps tax professionals conquer Inflation Reduction Act

Surgent’s first-to-market CPE course covers the IRA’s new tax provisions in detail, equipping participants to properly advise their individual and business clients if and how the tax changes impact their tax planning.

Gamified training solutions

Game-based CPE/CE courses give tax and accounting professionals another learning option  In the post-pandemic world, and considering the continuation of the great resignation, attracting and retaining talent has been a significant focus of public accounting firms. Learning and development leads are compelled to create a vibrant workplace brand that attracts top people. But then, you […]

Gamified CE

Game-based CE courses make learning fun for professionals For most accounting, finance and tax professionals continuing education courses are a requirement of the job. But continuing education courses don’t have to be boring. Are you tired of traditional approaches to learning? Are you bored by lectures or zone out easily when watching recorded videos? Today’s […]

accounting and cybersecurity

Are you prepared for a ransomware attack?   If the answer is “no” – and it probably is – then now is the time to get ready. Ransomware attacks are on the rise, and every business is a possible target.   Preparation and prevention are the keys to avoiding the dire consequences – the costs, leaks of […]

Is the Build Back Better Act (BBB) going on a diet? President Biden’s $2.2 trillion spending proposal is showing signs that it’s too big to squeeze through the doors of the U.S. Senate, but advocates believe that losing a few pounds – er, dollars – is just what it needs to win final approval. The […]

Networking is a skill you can and must learn. Networking expands your web of people to reach out to for advice, career opportunities, and professional growth.  Nick Spoltore, Surgent’s VP of Strategic Content Development, states, “…We all know bringing in business will ensure long-term success. It is the definitive hallmark for advancement, and many would argue […]

Studies show that remote workers are more productive than their counterparts at the office. Though this finding may have seemed counter-intuitive to some before the new pandemic related normal of working from home, many companies are now embracing it and contemplating the large-scale reduction of expenses. Much to the vexation of commercial landlords, office supply […]

Perhaps I’ve over-hyped the title to this blog post a little by using the word “thriller.” However, if COVID-19 has relegated a planned summer vacation from a trip to the coast to wading in a backyard kiddie pool with your dog staring at you, you’re a little desperate for entertainment. Good news, since the new […]

We are proud to announce the launch of a new weekly CPE series, The Weekly Expert Hour. Over the years, Surgent has gained a reputation for rapidly developing comprehensive and practical new courses for CPAs and other tax and financial professionals and delivering them almost immediately after new legislative, regulatory, or other changes occur. As the pace […]

In this Firm Spotlight, we chat with Claudia Albelais about what inspired her to study accounting, her internship with R&A CPAs, and how their support inspired her to join the firm full time as an Assurance Supervisor. R&A CPAs has been providing comprehensive accounting and advisory services since 1942. Based in Tucson, Arizona, this firm […]