Category Archives: Announcements and News

Top 7 Deductions Missed During Tax Season

March 9, 2015 If your wish is to maximize your tax return, you may want to watch this video featuring Donny Burkett, CPA, NASBA’s Vice Chair. In the video, Burkett discusses the top seven deductions people miss when filing their taxes with WLTX reporter Andrea Mock. These deductions include everything from education deductions to military…

Nominating Committee Seeking Vice Chair Recommendations for 2015-16

February 2, 2015 NASBA’s Nominating Committee (Committee) is now seeking members interested in serving as Vice Chair of NASBA for the 2015-16 year. All Boards of Accountancy are encouraged to discuss possible candidates for consideration by the Committee. Note that there is no requirement that an interested and qualified member be submitted to the Committee…

2015 Q1/Q2 Score Release Timeline

NASBA Vice Chair Burkett Offers Money-Saving Tips

November 21, 2014 If you’re living paycheck to paycheck, you are certainly not alone. According to a recent survey, 61% of workers live paycheck to paycheck. In addition, the Brookings Institution has reported that 38 million households are living paycheck to paycheck. Though money may be scarce for many, there are still ways to save.…

AICPA Requests Input on Next Version of CPA Exam with Invitation to Comment

September 2, 2014 New York (September 2, 2014) – The American Institute of CPAs has issued an Invitation to Comment, requesting feedback from key stakeholders to shape the next version of the Uniform CPA Examination. The comment period opened today and runs through December 2. The Invitation to Comment – Maintaining the Relevance of the…

New Resources Added to Enforcement Tools Web Pages

August 29, 2014 NASBA and the Enforcement Resources Committee are pleased to announce that a new resource titled “Communicating with Federal Agencies” has been added to the Enforcement Tools section of NASBA.org. Boards of Accountancy deal with enforcement issues within their own jurisdiction, enforcement across jurisdictional borders through mobility, and also enforcement issues arising from services…

IFRS 15 Will Not be Tested Before January 1, 2016

August 12, 2014 The AICPA, under the governance of its Board of Examiners (BOE), continually monitors the emerging standards of the profession and their eligibility for testing on the Uniform CPA Examination (“CPA Exam”). According to BOE policy, pronouncements are eligible for testing on the CPA Exam in the testing window beginning six months after…

Georgia State Board of Accountancy Seeking Executive Director

July 17, 2014 Duties & Responsibilities The Georgia General Assembly created the Georgia State Board of Accountancy in 1908 for the purpose of protecting the public welfare by providing for the regulation of the practice of public accountancy and the certification of those who are entitled to engage in this practice. The Board has the…

Schedule Early for the Fall 2014 Testing Window

July 14, 2014 The Fall 2014 testing window begins on October 1 and ends on November 30. This year, the Fall testing window for the Uniform CPA Examination will not be extended to accommodate the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S., which falls on Thursday, November 27, 2014. NASBA, the AICPA and Prometric strongly recommend that…

2014 Q3/Q4 Score Release Timeline