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Certified Public Accountant or CPA is a standard level certification awarded by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) for competency in Accountancy.  Candidates have to complete the four-part assessment in 18 months to be eligible for a CPA license. However, most CPA exam candidates debate which section of the CPA exam to start with. The first section you decide to tackle is important and can hugely impact how well you perform in subsequent…

When it comes to CPA Exam scoring, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) gives equal weight to Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and Task-Based Simulations. While task-based simulations or sims are a significant part of the CPA exam section, mastering sims is crucial to passing the exam. Many candidates overlook the importance of task-based simulations and make some common mistakes. Simandhar Education, in this article, listed 5 mistakes CPA exam candidates make in the simulations…

A Certified Public Accountant is a certification given to the individuals who cleared the uniform CPA exam by AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants).  Besides, CPA aspirants must meet the educational requirements and relevant experience. The designation of US CPA helps to enforce professional standards in the finance and accounting industry. CPA Eligibility: People who want to take the US CPA exam or want to have a CPA license need to fulfil the below…

US CPA Salary Guide 2021: CPA is the highest accounting credential in the US. The US CPA designation ensures international recognition for finance and accounting professionals. The US CPA exam consists of 4 sections, namely Business Environment and Concepts (BEC), Auditing and Attestation (AUD), Regulation (REG), and Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR).  The benefits of the US CPA course includes: Global recognition Strong knowledge in IFRS and US GAAP Easy to crack the exam More…

Despite these extremely challenging times, all finance and accounting professionals have a lot to be grateful for. US CPA Exam will be continuously tested in India from January 2021, awareness on CPA education is increasing all over India which is indeed a great news.  AICPA (American Institute of CPAs) which is the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession) & NASBA (National Association of State Boards of Accountancy) came together with Simandhar Education (Largest Training…

CPA Exam: There are new changes made in the US CPA examination 2021 and for all those who are planning to write the Uniform CPA Exam in 2021, knowing regarding these changes becomes very essential. The field of Finance and Accounting is a profession that is always changing with time and due to which there are changes made to the exam, the AICPA regularly updates all the content on CPA exam so that it become…

When you spend months preparing for the CPA exam diligently and studying hard for the upcoming sections of the Exam, you feel confident about yourself and you know you would ace the Exam. Once the NASBA posts your score, you are not satisfied as the score isn’t according to your hard work. Sometimes you made a mistake truly and at times, you might not be wrong. This situation has happened to some candidates and it’s…

US CPA Exam: AICPA (American Institute of CPAs – world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession), NASBA (National Association of State Boards of Accountancy – An association for Boards of Accountancy and oversees the national candidate database) and Simandhar Education (Largest Training provider for US CPA course in India) came together for a webinar ( recording provided below) on ‘Earning the US CPA License’ held on 8th December 2020. This webinar’s main objective was…

Good News for all the CPA aspirants who want to take the CPA exam in Canada. Here’s an announcement from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) regarding the CPA exam in Canada. NASBA and AICPA will administer the US CPA exam in Canada at approved CPA Prometric test locations/centers until 30th June 2021. The Canadian CPA aspirants/students may schedule to take the US CPA exam…

US CPA: According to the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), the US CPA exam is scored on a curve scale of 0 to 99. The candidate needs to score 75 or more to pass the CPA exam and become a Certified Public Accountant. But, you might ask how to score that? No one understands CPA exam scores and grades. Does 75 mean percentage, marks, or points? Is the US CPA exam graded in a curve? …