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I Passed! Now What’s the Next Step after CPA Exam?

You passed! But do you know what to do after passing the CPA Exam? First of all, congratulations! You have completed the most difficult part of the CPA qualification journey: the Uniform CPA Exam. But don’t give up yet, because you still have some work before you can call yourself a CPA. So if you’re […]

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CPA Reciprocity Rule and Substantially Equivalent States

CPA reciprocity is complicated. Each state has different rules, and the rules keep changing. Before we get into the details of CPA state reciprocity, let’s take a look at the history. Then, let’s review recent developments to streamline the CPA reciprocal license process. CPA Reciprocity: Why the Need As you may know, the CPA license […]

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Which is Better for Japanese Accountants: JICPA or AICPA?

Are you a Japanese accounting professional contemplating on a Japanese CPA or US CPA designation? Which one should I go for? Does it make sense to get both? Let’s take a look. JICPA or AICPA: Organization Structure The overall accounting/CPA organization system in the US is complicated with many stakeholders, but in terms of membership […]

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Number of CPA in USA: Interesting Statistics and Trends

Many people have been asking me about the number of CPAs in the US. According to NASBA, the United States currently has about 654,375 actively licensed CPAs. The number of CPAs in the US has increased over the last few decades, with 639,628 in 2003 and 646,520 in 2006. The number of AICPA members is […]

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CPA License Requirements: Rules, Obstacles and Remedies

There have been lots of questions and misunderstanding on CPA licensing in the US. I would like to take this opportunity to answer these common questions. CPA without License? The most common licensing questions is whether licensing is necessary if the candidates don’t plan to practice as a CPA in the US. This means they […]

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Business Attire For Women In Finance: Brand Recommendations

You know what’s considered the appropriate business attire for women in the finance field. The problem is… Where exactly can you get the right look? This article gives you some brand suggestions. Plus, I’ll go over what to wear to work to keep the focus on your professional skills, not your outfit. 1. The Most […]

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3 Golden Rules for Finance Interview Dress Code

We always want to present our very best for a finance interview or the first day of an internship. Whether you are going into accounting, consulting, or investment banking, here are some tips on what you should (and should not) wear to an interview or your first day of work. We’ll also go over dress codes […]

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