Career management

Young CPAs participate in 10th interactive Leadership Academy

Forty-one young CPAs attended the 2018 AICPA Leadership Academy, a four-day program designed to strengthen and expand the leadership skills of promising professionals and allow them to network with a peer group of talented and motivated CPAs.

From controller to consultant

Jian Xiao, CPA, CGMA, started consulting because she needed more flexibility after her son was born 10 years ago.

Lessons in leadership

Leadership Academy graduates describe the best leadership or career lesson they learned through their participation.

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.

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.