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US CPA Experience Requirements: 4 Flexible Ways to Get it Done

Fulfilling the US CPA experience requirements can be a headache for those who do not go to the traditional public accounting career route. Here is a video on the overview with explanation on common obstacles and possible solutions. Prefer to read the text? Please find the information below: CPA Experience Requirements: Common Issues and Solutions […]

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How to Become a CPA in the USA (in 12 Months): My Complete Guide

Are you ready to become a CPA? If so, that’s awesome! Accountancy is one of the most secure, stable jobs in any economic cycle, which is important to consider as you plan your future. I’m happy to help you along this path. To do so, I’ll tell you the 10 steps you must take. Let […]

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Accounting Credits for CPA Exam: My Recommended Courses

Do you need extra accounting credits for CPA exam? How to make up to the 150 semester hour requirement? Here are a few tested and proven ways that work. CPA Requirements: An Overview Most State Boards require candidates to fulfill 150 credit hours. For a typical bachelor degree holder, this means 30 credit hours of […]

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Best Accounting Certifications: CPA, CFA, CMA, CIA, and More

We’ve got a bowl of alphabet soup when it comes to finance and accounting certifications: CPA, CFA, CMA, CIA, CAIA, FRM, CFP, etc. If you’re pursuing or maintaining a career in accounting, you’d benefit from getting an accounting certification, but you need to know: Which one is the best? Does it make sense to get […]

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CPA Exam 150 Credit Hours: Requirement, Rules and Updates

People often talk about the “150-hour rule” when it comes to the US CPA exam qualification. What is it, does it apply to you, and what to do if you don’t have enough credits? An Overview Let’s start with a bit of the background. Unlike most other accounting professional qualifications around the world, the US […]

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Foreign Credential Evaluation for CPA: Here’s What I Recommend

Question: I did not get my degree in the US. How do I know if my coursework fit the educational requirements?” Answer: Get a foreign credential evaluation for CPA. Here is an overview on what evaluators do, and how to pick the right one for your application: Note: Texas evaluate the transcript themselves. Candidates do […]

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ACCA vs CPA (USA): Which is Better for Your Career?

If you are an accountant and are working towards a prestigious qualification, CPA (Certified Public Accountant) and ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) may come to mind. Should you go for ACCA vs CPA? Does it make sense to get both? If you don’t feel like watching the video, here is the text version: ACCA […]

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Yaeger CPA Review 2018: Pros and Cons & Discount Savings

Yaeger CPA Review has over 40 years of history, and prides itself on the old-school teaching approach, innovative student portal and flexible pricing. Let’s take a look and see if the latest Yaeger CPA Review 2018 suits your budget and learning style. Disclosure: The I Pass Team may earn a small amount of compensation if […]

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CPA Ethics Exam: Complete Guide on Procedure, FAQ and Tips

The CPA Ethics Exam is required by many (but not all) state boards for CPA licensing in the US. Most candidates take the exam after passing the Uniform CPA Exam. Let me address a few frequently asked questions: 1. Who administers the CPA Ethics Exam? While some states run their own ethics exam or courses, […]

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CPA Exam FAQ: 50 Best Questions and Answers from Readers

Here are answers to readers’ most common CPA Exam FAQ. If you have a question that you cannot find an answer to, drop a note on my Facebook page and I’ll do my best to respond as soon as I can. CPA Exam FAQ I Collected Since January 2010 General Questions on Accountancy and CPA 5 […]

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