Picking professors who are able to communicate using your learning style can help maximize your retention of the material. This Way To CPA discusses how to effectively do so in this article:
Beware of a new phishing scam affecting users of the IRS's online e-services. Check out this Accounting Today article to find out how tax professionals can avoid this pitfall:
The SEC has upgraded EDGAR, which now supports the 2017 IFRS Taxonomy using XBRL technology. Learn more about the EDGAR update in this Accounting Today article:
RSM has decided to use Bloomberg's BNA software to power its Fixed Assets Optimization Service. Learn more in this Accounting Today article:
Artificial intelligence is changing accounting and how companies should adapt to make the best use of new technologies in this Journal of Accountancy article.
Even minor changes are important This Journal of Accountancy article discusses FASB's latest proposed Accounting Standards Updates meant to clarify, improve, correct errors and ambiguities:
Times are a changing, especially with revenue recognition. FASB changed the standards to increase comparability over different industries, which will have different effects on the Financial Statements, varying by company and industry. Learn how these changes are effecting public companies like GE and Microsoft in this Journal of Accountancy article.
Find out why Blockchain has potential to prevent cyber fraud as a secure accounting information system in this CPA Journal article:
Hear advice about the CPA exam from some top scorers in this article from the Journal of Accountancy:
This article on Fast Company outlines how successful people make decisions differently and provides four strategies towards actualizing one's goals:
Still on the fence about taking the CPA? Roger CPA Review outlines five ways a CPA license can boost your career:
This Forbes article outlines ten qualities of outstanding employees in an article contributed by Liz Ryan, the CEO/founder of Human Workplace and author of Reinvention Roadmap
This big change in the way in which leases are accounted for takes effect soon. Learn about the new way that leases are accounted for in this CPA Journal article:
Revenue recognition changes due to changes in the FASB framework are being implemented. Learn how in this CPA Journal article:
Deloitte has taken an unconventional approach in attempting to become more inclusive and diverse. Find out more in this article featured in the Harvard Business Review:
This article discusses the new technologies that accountants should know beyond just excel, such as SQL, Python, and more. Check out this article featured on This Way To CPA to learn more:
A June ruling by the Supreme Court curtails SEC power in recovering ill-gotten gains. Read the following NY Times article to find out more:
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Check out this Fraud Magazine article that discusses a new type of cyber attack aimed at users of free public charging stations.