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The Biggest Changes to Expect on the 2017 CPA Exam

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Industries change over time and accounting is no exception. To keep up with the changes technology has brought to the accounting industry, the AICPA redesigned the CPA exam to focus more on higher-level skills like critical thinking, analytical skills, ethics, and professionalism. The new exam will be issued starting on April 1, 2017 and anyone who takes the test after…

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Technically Speaking…

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In a previous post we talked about how technical savvy was one of the top skills a CPA needs these days.  But this is an important enough topic that it deserves its own post.  Accounting firms are moving towards the cloud and a paperless office.  It’s a more efficient and secure way to handle data and protect client information.  It’s…

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What if You Don’t Pass?

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You failed the exam. The time, sacrifice, and heartache – all for naught. You’re crushed.  So, what now? Get Ahold of Yourself First, take a breath.  This isn’t the end of the world.  It’s not even the end of your career.  Let’s put this in perspective.  According to the National Association of the State Boards of Accountancy, only about 1…

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Accountants Are Hot

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It’s a good time for Accounting.  The job market outlook is maybe the best it’s ever been and the number of college students in accounting programs is at an all-time high.  Consider: The number of students enrolled in accounting programs broke 250,000 for the first time according to the AICPA’s 2015 Trends in the Supply of Accounting Graduates and Demand…

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What New CPAs Should Know to Further Their Careers

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So, you’ve done it.  You’ve made it through the four-pronged crucible that is the CPA exam and you’re still standing.  First off, congratulations.  As we all know, this was no easy feat.  Secondly, now that you’re about to embark on the next level of your career, what are the things that will continue your upward trajectory over the long haul?…

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