Professional Issues


Gallup Poll results released in 2005 showed that accountants are steadily regaining the public’s confidence. The profession’s positive rating of 45% was 14 percentage points higher than in 2004—an improvement greater than that of any other business sector—and nearly equal to its 47% rating in 2001, just before the accounting scandals.

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What’s next for potential CPA licensure changes

A new model proposed by NASBA and the AICPA is designed with an eye on the future for newly licensed CPAs. The AICPA's Carl Mayes, CPA, provides background on the project and a look ahead to 2020.

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What RPA is and how it works

Robotic process automation is like an Excel macro that can work on multiple applications, says Danielle Supkis Cheek, CPA. RPA can complete routine, repetitive tasks such as data entry, freeing up employee time from lower-level chores.