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CPE for CPAs: Learning How to Learn

Licensed CPAs in Pennsylvania are required by the Pennsylvania State Board of Accountancy to obtain 80 hours of continuing education every two years. Simple math dictates that this equates to approximately 40 hours per year, but our complicated lives dictate otherwise. 753 more words

Planning Ahead to Earn CPE Credits

Certified public accountants (CPAs) in the US, whether employed or in private practice, are aware that they have to earn continuing professional education or CPE credits to renew their license. 213 more words


Currency Trickery: On Detecting Accounting Fraud

Companies have an obligation to fully disclose their financial statements so that shareholders know what is being done with their money. Quite the opposite happens when scheming individuals wish to hide any dubious practices they’ve committed from investors. 210 more words


Steps to Conducting an Audit Interview

In our previous post, we talked about the core competencies for interviewing. In the following post, we apply those compentencies in a step-by-step break down of how to conduct a successful interview. 606 more words


11 Competencies of Interviewing for Government Auditors

I think it’s safe to say that most of us are not naturally good at interviewing. The first few times you conduct an interview may feel awkward, and you never know what to ask. 894 more words


The Disadvantages of Budgeting

Last week we went over the Advantages of Budgeting, yet we did not discuss the number of serious disadvantages. This week’s article gives an overview of the general issues, while the following sections address the particular problems associated with capital budgeting, as well as the use of budgets within a command and control management system. 728 more words


How to Get the Most from Your CPE

Continuing professional education (CPE) hours, those pesky requirements needed to maintain your CPA license, are also necessary to ensure that you remain current on tax codes and other legislative developments in the field of accounting. 763 more words