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?

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A new line of business to consider

Technology assessments may open the door to new engagement opportunities for your firm. What is a technology assessment? How do you perform one? JofA Tech Q&A author J. Carlton Collins shows you in a detailed explanation.

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Maximizing the higher education tax credits

A counterintuitive strategy can save taxes by including otherwise excludable scholarships in gross income.