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Protecting the Mental Health of High-Risk Populations During Quarantine

May 16, 2022

Some high-risk groups of people, such as frontline workers, those with health conditions, and children may face mental health challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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2022 Post Tax Season DOR Meeting

May 11, 2022

May 11th the State Tax Committee met with DOR staff to discuss the tax season and plans for the future.

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How to Plan Now to Leave Your Business Later

April 18, 2022

It is critical to plan early so you can sell your firm when you are ready. Researching options early in the process can help you manage your transition, instead of getting stuck.

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Put the ‘Success’ in Succession

April 18, 2022

Firms need to define the succession plan that best suits their needs and then live that plan well.

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Tax Simplification

April 12, 2022

A long time legislative priority of the Society passed the Montana Legislature in 2021. Due to issues with federal funding, it will not be implemented until 2024.

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Choosing Between Public and Corporate Accounting

February 28, 2022

Within all accounting career opportunities, graduates have numerous options: public accounting, corporate accounting, nonprofit, education, government, consulting or self-employment. The specializations available include audit, financial forensics, information technology, business valuation, personal financial planning, tax and managerial. This article focuses on the two most common options: public practice and corporate accounting. Both have unique employment attributes that must be considered when choosing an accounting career path.

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Protect staff’s mental health with true time off

December 17, 2021

Even when staff take time off from work, many aren't truly "off." It can be difficult to shut out work when Wi-Fi and cell reception can turn any place into an office. Even when they're on paid time off, staff may feel pressure to stay available to clients and co-workers.

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How CPAs and employers can support mental health

November 01, 2021

The pandemic has exacerbated struggles with anxiety and depression that require colleagues and management to respond with empathy and care.

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Helping an Employee Who’s Going Through Depression

March 05, 2021

Depression in the workplace is a problem that employers may have to address. Research shows that in a given year, about 17.3 million American adults, or around 7.1% of the adult population, will experience an episode of depression.

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Reimagine productivity: Working with intention

January 12, 2020

It’s fair to say life has gotten a little crazy. With the uncertainty of the financial markets and the constant barrage of news on coronavirus, we all feel a little overwhelmed. When life and work become overwhelming, it’s easy to go on autopilot.

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