Category Archives: Industry News

FASB Simplifies Financial Instruments

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!

If you took the 2017 CPA Exam, how well did your CPA Review course prepare you? Students are saying they were well prepared with Surgent CPA Review! Watch two video testimonials.

The PCAOB addressed critical audit matters in a new standard. Parts of this standard are testable on the CPA Exam in the first quarter of 2018.

CPA Review Payment Plans

Many of the leading CPA Review course providers offer payment plans as a means of payment for a full 4-part CPA Review course. But did you know that many of these plans have hidden fees? Read more to discover the true financial cost to candidates.

Hidden Truth CPA Review Course Technology

Several leading providers, including Becker CPA Review, Gleim, and Wiley, claim to be adaptive, but are they really? Measuring features critical to adaptive learning technology, we examined several leading providers to uncover the hidden truth.

As the CPA Exam’s developer, the AICPA publishes CPA Exam Blueprints – in-depth, section-by-section guides for candidates preparing to test. If you’re planning to sit for the exam, here are 5 reasons to dig into these blueprints before you do!

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!

Is you’re testing for FAR on the CPA Exam in 2017 Q4 or later, the GASB’s Omnibus 2017, an omnibus that clarifies a wide range of accounting and financial reporting issues, will be testable.