By now you have likely heard the CPA Evolution that will become effective Jan. 1, 2024, transitioning the CPA Exam from its four existing sections to three core sections (AUD, REG, FAR) and a required specialization track in either BAR, ISC or TCP. Now in addition to these Evolution-related changes, question format, question type and […]

How to study for your CPA Exam while working remote

By Megan Bierwirth

The coronavirus has truly changed the way we go about our everyday lives. Things we never thought about before, like going to the grocery store, going to the gym, and going to work are being changed and restricted at a rapid pace. Many of us are now telecommuting (or working from home) as many businesses, […]

CPA Exam testing expands to Egypt and Jordan

By Jordan Junqua

CPA Exam Testing Expands to Egypt and Jordan

As 2020 goes on, CPA Exam testing is becoming more and more widespread. Now, NASBA has announced that The Uniform CPA Examination will be administered in Egypt and Jordan, effective Nov. 2, 2020. Starting Oct. 26, 2020, qualified candidates may begin applying to take any section of the U.S. CPA Exam under the continuous testing […]


Surgent Exam Review is proud to announce a free virtual roundtable, titled “Professionalism in a Virtual World: Preparing for the New Normal” on July 22, 2020 4-5 p.m. EST. The strategic discussion will feature a panel of esteemed experts who will address the challenges a virtual professional may face. Topics will include recruiting, interviewing, managing […]

Surgent announced it has been named a winner in the 2020 BIG Innovation Awards presented by the Business Intelligence Group. Over the past several years, Surgent has become a major player in the exam prep market, having invested millions of dollars in its proprietary A.S.A.P.® Techonology. Surgent prides itself on its sophisticated, adaptive approach to […]

Surgent Exam Review and Surgent CPA Review today announced the expansion of their annual scholarship programs with the addition of spring semester scholarships. The two businesses offer monetary scholarships to college students working towards an accounting major and currently attending an accredited college or university within the U.S. Typically open in May through to November, […]

Surgent CPA Review was recently ranked as the top CPA Review course available on the market by trusted sites. CPA Exam resource sites release annual rankings based on user feedback, course technology, features, and price for CPA candidates to use as guides. Recently, the 2020 rankings were released, showing Surgent CPA Review standing above the […]

Surgent Exam Review and Surgent CPA Review today announced the selection of the recipients of the Surgent CPA Review College Scholarship and Surgent Exam Review College Scholarship. The two businesses offer annual scholarships to college students working toward an accounting major and currently attending an accredited college or university within the U.S. This year’s recipients […]

The accounting industry is vastly different from what it looked like a decade ago. Major shifts like the digital transformation in business, growing investment in blockchain, and increased interest in risk management mean that recruiters at top firms are seeking out candidates with more diverse skillsets than ever before. Today’s average associate has changed. Has […]

FASB Update Topic 470: Debt on Classified Balance Sheets

After receiving comments from various stakeholders following an initial proposal in 2017, on Sept. 13, the FASB rereleased proposed Accounting Standards Update, Debt (Topic 470): Simplifying the Classification of Debt in a Classified Balance Sheet (Current versus Noncurrent). The standard applies to all for-profit and not-for-profit companies that have outstanding debt and prepare a classified […]