Accounting firm CLA has moved into a new and larger office in Schererville.
Several organizations and individuals from Northwest Indiana and Michiana received an assortment of awards and recognition.
Modern accounting firms have evolved into places where clients can access an extensive knowledge base of experts for their particular issue beyond traditional number crunching.
Experts say the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act prompted by the pandemic provided short-term aid but created new tax uncertainties, which led business owners to seek advice from professionals.
Tim Anderson, principal at the Schererville office of CliftonLarsonAllen, says businesses are seeking financial experts to help navigate pandemic response programs and forecast the rest of 2020.
As technology gets more complex and business compliance requirements increase, CPAs find they need to offer more complex services to clients.