Accounting education

Using range names in Excel

Using range names in Excel allows you to quickly navigate to areas of your worksheet and makes formulas much easier to create.

Nancy Bagranoff, CPA, DBA

Finding a way to establish a connection is the key to communicating and collaborating with young people, according to Nancy Bagranoff, CPA, DBA.

AICPA, NASBA publish revised CPA Evolution Model Curriculum

In response to feedback, the AICPA and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy on Friday updated the curriculum resource that was launched in June to help faculty align their programs with the new Core + Disciplines licensure model created by the CPA Evolution initiative.

Performing a simple linear regression in Excel

When teaching cost behavior in a managerial or cost accounting course, we explain that there are various methods a company can use to estimate its fixed and variable costs, including regression analysis. The next time you cover this topic, consider teaching students how to perform a simple linear regression analysis in Excel.

The abilities employers seek from accounting graduates

Today’s accounting graduates are tasked with learning new technologies at a more rapid pace, dealing with larger datasets, and solving more complex problems earlier on in their careers than their predecessors did.

Where to find January’s flipbook issue

Starting this month, all Association magazines — the Journal of Accountancy, The Tax Adviser, and FM magazine (coming in February) — are completely digital. Read more about the change and get tips on how to access the new flipbook digital issues.

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Get your clients ready for tax season

Upon its enactment in March, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) introduced many new tax changes, some of which retroactively affected 2020 returns. Making the right moves now can help you mitigate any surprises heading into 2022.