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New Accountant Magazine: CPA Exam Edition

The CPA Exam Edition features the following articles:

  • The New Business “Space Race”

  • The New Job Niche: IFRS Expertise!

  • Virtual Recruiting: How Will It Change How You Find a Job?

  • New Accountants’ 11 Rules For Living...

  • Why It’s Important to Take The CPA Exam

CPA Exam tips for success from Kentucky CPAs

In Episode 15 Behind the Numbers podcast, Kentucky CPAs share their tips for success that helped them pass the CPA Exam. Thank you Will Geer, Jake Brock, Kristine Gaines, Garrett Booth, Phillip Bond, Erin Beavin, Bina Khatri and Matthew Hazel for helping to mentor others through the CPA Exam process. 

Continuous testing for U.S. CPA Exam candidates 

In response to numerous candidate requests, NASBA announced continuous testing for CPA Exam candidates began July 1, 2020. Under the new continuous testing model, candidates will have the ability to take the CPA Exam year-round, without restriction, other than waiting to receive scores from prior attempts of the same section or when there is a major change to the Exam. Continuous testing will replace the existing CPA Exam testing window model,  which only permits candidates to test during designated time frames each calendar quarter. You can find more information on these changes here.

Updated CPA Exam Blueprints coming July 2021

Please review if you plan to sit for the Exam after July 1, 2021. Click here to review.

About the Exam

Since 1917, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) has prepared and graded the CPA Exam, while individual states have established the educational requirements to sit for the Exam. The Exam is administered in a computerized format at Prometric test sites throughout the country during the first two months of every quarter (referred to as “testing windows”). 

Kentucky State Board of Accountancy (KSBA)

332 West Broadway #310 
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: 502.595.3037 Fax: 502.595.4500


American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)

220 Leigh Farm Rd.
Durham, NC 27707-8110
Phone: 919.402.4500 Fax: 919.402.4505

National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA)

150 Fourth Ave. North, Ste. 700
Nashville, TN 37219-2417
Phone: 615.880.4200 Fax: 615.880.4290

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