The AICPA recently announced 2018 CPA Exam changes. Here’s what you need to know: Blueprints Each exam section’s blueprint link the knowledge and skills to be tested on the exam to tasks that are representative of the work of a newly liscenced CPA. The blueprints are updated perioidcally to include new content that becomes […]
My name is Brandon Vagner, CPA, PhD, former KPMG Manager, and founder of CPA Exam Success and Test Prep Store. I’ve professionally reviewed and analyzed many high quality review courses all the way from GMAT prep courses to CPA Review Courses. When you boil it down and look at all the factors, what matters most […]
The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) released the ERM (Enterprise Risk Management) Framework: Enterprise Risk Management–Integrating with Strategy and Performance on September 6, 2017. This is COSO’s first significant update to the original 2004 ERM document, Enterprise Risk Management–Integrated Framework. The provisions of the updated ERM framework become testable on the […]
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued Accounting Standards Update No. 2017-12, Derivatives and Hedging (Topic 815): Targeted Improvements to Accounting for Hedging Activities. The provisions of the new ASU are effective for fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2018. The content becomes testable on the CPA Exam January 1, 2019. ASU No. 2017-12 […]
Statement of Auditing Standards (SAS) No. 133, Auditor Involvement With Exempt Offering Documents, was issued July 26, 2017, and provides performance requirements for auditors involved with documents for exempt offerings such as municipal securities; securities issued by not-for-profit religious, education, or charitable organizations; crowdfunding; small issues of securities such as Regulation A offerings; and franchise […]
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The FASB issued Accounting Standards Update No. 2017-11, which simplifies accounting for certain financial instruments and will be testable on the CPA Exam in April 2019. Taking FAR in Q2 2019 or later? You’ll want to know this material!
What’s the number one reason to take the CPA Exam? We talked to a millennial CPA who passed the CPA Exam and is currently working as an Accounting Manager. Watch her video to find out!
Surgent CPA Review was recently named the #1 course for 2017 by Crush the CPA Exam, the industry’s leading review site. Read more from Bryce Welker, CEO of Crush the CPA Exam, on why Surgent was awarded this honor.
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