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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How the election may affect taxation of business income

This report summarizes recent proposals to reform the U.S. business income tax system and considers the path to enactment of any such legislation.

VIDEO

How to Excel pivot a general ledger

The general ledger is a vast historical data archive of your company's financial activities, including revenue, expenses, adjustments, and account balances. J. Carlton Collins, CPA, shows how to prepare data for, and mine data with, PivotTables.

QUIZ

Did you follow 2016’s biggest accounting news?

CPAs will remember 2016 as a year of new standards and new faces. How well did you follow the biggest accounting events? The 7 questions in this quiz will help you find out