CPA Exam Update for 2017

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The CPA exam is getting its first major update since 2011.  The new exam places more emphasis on analysis and critical-thinking skills.  During their most recent survey the AICPA found that the normal routine tasks a new CPA would be responsible for are being handled through new technology or outsourcing.  Because of this, the newly licensed CPA is increasingly tasked…

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Applying to Take the CPA Exam

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Before you begin the application process, make sure you’re eligible to take the CPA exam. Each state has their own requirements applicants need to meet to be able to take the exam, so visit the NASBA website to see the eligibility requirements for your state. Once you’ve confirmed that you’re eligible to take the exam, you can apply to take…

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What Employers Look For – Accountant Resume Tips

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These days, the career options for accounting professionals are more widespread and varied than before. Accountants can find themselves going between several positions at the same company or even bounce between several different firms during the span of their career. Of course, none of this could happen without a good resume. Whether you’re looking to break into the world of…

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Five Trends In The Accounting Industry For 2016

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Just like any other industry in today’s changing business landscape, the world of accounting has its own trends, changes, and upheavals that it goes through. Changes in the marketplace, changes in how business is done, and even changes in how accountants need to interact with clients   Whether you’re a sole practitioner, part of a firm, or part of a…

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