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Foreign Credential CPA Evaluation: Here’s What I Recommend

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Question: I did not get my degree in the US, so do I need a CPA evaluation or a foreign credential evaluation? How do I know if my coursework fits the educational requirements for the CPA Exam? Answer: Get a foreign academic credential evaluation for your CPA education. This will ensure you meet your jurisdiction’s […]

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NIES: NASBA Evaluation Service for CPA International Candidates

NASBA is the association of the US State Boards of Accountancy. Its mission is to enhance the effectiveness and to advance the common interests of the State Boards, and one of the latest services offered is an international evaluation service (NIES) for international CPA exam candidates. State Boards That Accept NIES Evaluation Over 50 states […]

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CPA Exam in the Middle East: Pass Rates, Eligibility, and Rules

US CPA exam centers are currently available in several countries in the Middle East. This convenience allows citizens as well as those in adjacent countries to take the exam without incurring additional time, stress, and cost to travel to the US exam sites. Therefore, to help you plan your path to becoming a CPA, this […]

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How Indian BCOM or CA Takes US CPA Exam: Issues + Solutions

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This article was originally written for Indian BCOM holders, but it is applicable to all aspiring CPAs with a 3-year degree. Are you an Indian BCOM CPA candidate who wishes to take the CPA Exam in the United States? Are your BCOM and CA degrees not enough to get you qualified to take the exam? […]

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CPA Application Process in 11 Steps (It’s Not as Hard as You Think)

The CPA application process doesn’t have to be intimidating. With proper planning and an understanding about the steps involved, you can sit for the CPA Exam sooner. Becoming a Certified Public Accountant is already difficult and expensive as is, so to avoid further costs and time loss, check off each one of these steps! What […]

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US Federal Taxation Course for CPA (as Recommended by Readers)

You may be asked to take a US Federal Taxation course for CPA if they apply for the exam in certain states such as Guam and Delaware. The Course Must be Offered by Accredited Institution Most State Boards follow the NASBA guidelines when it comes to this criteria. NASBA requires US federal taxation courses must be taken […]

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CPA Exam Testing Windows and Blackout Months

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Since CPA testing windows have changed, I thought it would be nice to have a post to explain how they work. Lately, I’ve noticed a lot of confusion online about CPA Exam windows in 2023. After all, the old CPA Exam windows followed a different approach with the introduction of CPA continuous testing that started […]

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Master’s Degree vs CPA: Salary & career info for CPA vs masters

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Masters degree vs. CPA license: Do you know which is better for your career? The answer is actually quite complex. Therefore, this article is all about accounting master’s degree options in relation to the CPA. I’ll also discuss whether you need a CPA or master’s in accounting based on your overall career goals. Plus, I’ll […]

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CPA Certificate vs License: What’s the Difference?

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Readers are often confused about the CPA certificate vs license. So, I am going to highlight the differences below. But, remember that CPA certificates are becoming less relevant because most state boards have stopped issuing them. Therefore, it’s important to understand how CPA licensing is changing and how that might affect you. CPA Certificate vs […]

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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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