Two distinct camps in the CPA community are feuding over payroll services, as adamant in their positions and loyalties as Shakespeare's rival Montagues and Capulets.And while the subject of payroll may appear inherently less passionate than Romeo and Juliet, the warring factions each express their position with equal fervor.

One side, the "in-housers," believes that accountants can't really know their clients unless the CPA firm performs the clients' payroll. Meanwhile, the other camp, "the outsourcers," argues that there are more important and lucrative accounting services to offer.

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