Professional Development

Value of licensure reaffirmed by new research report

As the pandemic continues, and licensing issues keep getting prioritized on legislative agendas, the AICPA is monitoring occupational licensing bills to ensure they do not harm the profession and the public.

Black CPA Centennial celebrates first Black CPA

John W. Cromwell Jr., the son of a former slave, overcame many obstacles in his life to earn his place in history as the nation’s first Black CPA in 1921. His story is an inspiration and lesson in tenacity for future generations of Black accountants.

Award celebrates powerful women in accounting

Twenty-five leaders in the accounting profession received 2020 Most Powerful Women in Accounting Awards, which were created by CPA Practice Advisor and are administered jointly with the AICPA.

Tackle 5 tough job interview questions

We asked human resources experts for their insider knowledge. They share what they’re looking for when they ask certain tricky job interview questions and how job seekers can craft an impressive answer.

Kristen Kociolek, CPA, CGMA

Project management is most successful when a solid plan is accompanied with the flexibility to change when needed, according to Kristen Kociolek, CPA, CGMA.

Individual CPAs can apply for .cpa web domain Friday

Licensed CPAs can apply for individual .cpa domains beginning Jan. 15, the AICPA announced. Thousands of firms and approved organizations applied for the top-level domain during their application window, which was open from Sept. 1.


Preparing the statement of cash flows

This instructive white paper outlines common pitfalls in the preparation of the statement of cash flows, resources to minimize these risks, and four critical skills your staff will need as you approach necessary changes to the process.


Keeping you informed and prepared amid the COVID-19 crisis

We’re gathering the latest news stories along with relevant columns, tips, podcasts, and videos on this page, along with curated items from our archives to help with uncertainty and disruption.