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The AICPA strives to make the CPA Exam user experience as seamless and relevant as possible. Starting April 1, 2018, the exam will undergo a user experience update to closely mimic the accounting working environment and improve the candidate experience.   We’ve compiled a list of the biggest updates you’ll see on the exam, explain […]


  The AICPA recently released a list of revisions to the CPA Exam Blueprints, to take effect 7/1/2018. While CPA Exam candidates should be sure to consult the most up-to-date blueprints document, rest assured! The AICPA confirms that these revisions do not change “the nature or scope of content eligible for testing in an Exam […]


On Friday, December 15, 2017, NASBA sent a message to all candidates on behalf of the AICPA Exams team notifying them of the new user experience software coming in 2018.  Below is the body of the message sent to candidates.  Also, please note that the AICPA has launched new sample tests and a tutorial.  With […]


  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 […]

task-based simulation questions CPA Exam

Here’s everything you wanted to know about task-based simulation (TBS) questions, straight from the AICPA!

cpa exam brazil

The U.S. CPA Exam will now be administered at Prometric testing centers in Brazil. Read more for a list of countries from which candidates can take the exam.

The AICPA recently updated the score release dates for the new CPA exam, which launched on April 1, 2017. If you’re testing in April or May (Q2), make a note of these updated dates!

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.

The amendments in this update from the FASB are effective for NFPs for fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2016. The standard will become testable on the CPA exam October 2017.