Monthly Archives: February 2017

The FASB recently issued ASU No. 2017-05, Other Income—Gains and Losses from the Derecognition of Nonfinancial Assets (Subtopic 610-20): Clarifying the Scope of Asset Derecognition Guidance and Accounting for Partial Sales of Nonfinancial Assets. This content will become testable on the CPA exam in January 2018.

Sitting for AUD next January? SAS No. 132, The Auditor’s Consideration of an Entity’s Ability to Continue as a Going Concern is a standard that applies to all audits of a complete set of financial statements, including financial statements prepared in accordance with a general purpose or a special purpose framework. It will become testable on the CPA exam January 1, 2018.

Sometimes we don’t land the dream internship we hoped for, but there are still ways to garner experience, and that is what the recruiters and firms are looking for. Here are 5 ways to get creative and start building that experience.

Welcome to a new weekly feature of Passing Insights! Surgent CPA Review’s Student Development Manager, Jessica Sandhu, is currently sitting for the CPA Exam. Each week, Jessica shares her insights into her own study process. This week, find out what she does to de-stress when studying for the exam.

Your faculty advisor can be a tremendous resource for everything from career planning to preparing for your first interview. Here are 5 easy tips for building a relationship with this person!

Once you pass those four dreaded sections of the CPA Exam, it doesn’t mean you have reached the finish line! There are requirements you must fulfill before you can put those three letters (CPA) at the end of your name. CPA candidate Jessica Sandhu breaks down these requirements.

Remember the Misery Index from your college Economics class? We’ve applied it to CPA exam prep using cost of CPA review, hours studying, and sections taken. The lower your score, the better!

Taking the CPA Exam in 2017 after April 1? We’ve got great news for you! On February 1, the AICPA announced there will be less task-based simulations on the exam.