Monthly Archives: December 2015


If you are someone planning to study for the CPA exam during busy season, then this article is for you. The creator of CPA Exam Guide, Bryan Kesler, CPA, shares his tips for how to find time to study during busy season.


AICPA Board of Examiners has identified the need to test higher-order skills like critical thinking, problem solving, analytical ability, and professional skepticism.

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Check out the video reviews below, and find out how thousands have successfully passed the CPA Exam with Surgent CPA Review!

AICPA Announced

While the AICPA recently announced sweeping changes to the CPA Exam starting in 2017, they just announced that some of those changes could come in 2016!


Surgent CPA Review has summarized the Financial Accounting and Reporting standards that will become testable in quarter 1 of 2016.

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Jeff Phillips from interviewed Jack Surgent and discussed the Surgent CPA Review course, what makes it stand out from the competition.

SAS No. 130

As part of its Attestation Clarity Project, the Auditing Standards Board (ASB) has issued Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) No. 130 – including several key changes.

What is the new, overhauled CPA exam going to look like in 2017? If you read the AICPA’s exposure draft, you’ll learn that the AICPA wants to follow what academicians follow: Bloom’s Taxonomy, which is a sort of “stair step” in the learning process.

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The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2015-17, Income Taxes (Topic 740). This will be testable on the CPA Exam beginning in January 2017.