Accounting education

How the next CPA exam was developed

The updated CPA exam debuts on April 1, 2017. Here are seven things you need to know about the exam’s new focus and the work and research involved in the update.

Anoop Natwar Mehta, CPA, CGMA

Anoop Natwar Mehta, CPA, CGMA, president of Science Systems and Applications Inc., describes how a thriving scholarship program helps his company give back to the community—and provide benefits to employees.

What will be tested on the next CPA exam

A greater emphasis on testing evaluation and analysis skills beginning in 2017 is designed to keep the Uniform CPA Examination aligned with the skills newly licensed CPAs need in a changing business environment.

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VIDEO

Will the Affordable Care Act be repealed?

The results of the 2016 presidential election are likely to have a big impact on federal tax policy in the coming years. Eddie Adkins, CPA, a partner in the Washington National Tax Office at Grant Thornton, discusses what parts of the ACA might survive the repeal of most of the law.

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News quiz: Scam email plagues tax professionals—again

Even as the IRS reported on success in reducing tax return identity theft in the 2016 season, the Service also warned tax professionals about yet another email phishing scam. See how much you know about recent news with this short quiz.