Accounting education

D. Scott Showalter, CPA, CGMA

Following your passion opens the door to a productive, enjoyable career, according to D. Scott Showalter, CPA, CGMA, director of the Master of Accounting Program at North Carolina State University.

Getting it right: Crafting the CPA Exam

CPA Exam questions must adhere to Blueprint topics and skill levels while avoiding words and ideas that could distract or confuse the reader. Test developers aim to assess important CPA knowledge and skills — and only that.

Working together to grow the CPA pipeline

Accounting students are the future of the profession. So how can professors and practitioners work together to make sure those students complete their education and go on to earn their CPA license with the skill sets they need to be successful?

NEWS

IRS sets start date for tax season

The IRS announced that tax season will start in late January and that it will issue refunds to taxpayers despite the partial shutdown of the federal government.

PODCAST

Why CPAs can’t wait on automation tools

What do accounting firms waiting on others to develop AI, automation, and data analytics tools have in common with a baseball fan sitting in a stadium filling with water at an exponential rate? The answer could determine your firm’s fate.