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.

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Maximizing the higher education tax credits

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

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Solving the lease accounting challenge

The challenges of the new lease accounting standard have been pervasive to say the least. In this free, independently-written report, you'll learn effective adoption strategies as well as resources for easing the transition to the new standard.