It’s Official: 120 Units is All You Need to Sit For the CPA Exam in Illinois
Ed. note: I couldn’t find a good image to go with this post so I’m using this dog. Dogs are always good. According to the AICPA, a traditional four-year undergraduate program is not adequate for obtaining the requisite knowledge and skills to become a CPA. The reasons offered for this center around the increasing complexity […]
ICYMI: Indiana Joins Other States Softening Their Requirements to Sit For the CPA Exam
Effective November 2, Indiana CPA exam candidates need just 120 education units to sit for the exam making Indiana one of 47 jurisdictions that allows prospective CPAs to sit before meeting the 150 unit requirement for licensure (150 are still required for the big three letters after your name). At its July 29 meeting, the […]
Illinois Will Soon Let You Sit for the CPA Exam With 120 Units, Should All States?
“What are they gonna do, stop requiring 150 units? THAT’S CRAZY.” That’s what a stakeholder told me recently when we spoke about the accountant shortage and the growing gap between students getting accounting degrees and recent graduates sitting for the CPA exam. Fewer people are pursuing accounting degrees and the ones that are have been […]
YSK: You Can Pay NASBA To Tell You In Which CPA Exam Jurisdiction You Should Sit
Nowadays, it’s easy enough to look up CPA exam requirements by state and figure out if you qualify to sit for the CPA exam in your jurisdiction of choice. But what if ain’t nobody got time for that? Enter NASBA’s Undecided Jurisdiction Evaluation service. For the low price of $350, they’ll handpick up to three […]
Wisconsin Drops CPA Exam Education Requirement to 120 Units After Accidentally Dropping All Requirements Completely
Every time I write about a legislative event be it MACPA's CPA Day or AICPA Council, you guys seem to tune out. Who cares? This is boring! MOAR MEMES! The reason you should care is that lawmakers aren't exactly the brightest crayons in the box. If they are allowed to run wild with laws that […]
Can an Ambitious Future Massachusetts CPA Sit in New Hampshire To Get It Over With?
If you have a CPA exam specific question for me or just don't want to deal with Colin's attitude, get in touch and I'll do what I can. Hi Adrienne, I have a question regarding transferring scores that I was hoping you could answer. I'm in an MSA program with an offer from one of […]