Tag Archives: Exam

2009 Regional – Is the Uniform Certified Public Accounting Exam Uniform?

This paper examines the state, district, and territorial boards of accountancy educational requirements to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accounting (CPA) Exam. This study undertakes an examination of general education, accounting and business related courses, at both the bachelor and graduate level, required by the various accountancy boards to sit for the exam. The…

Board Continues to Debate IFRS on Exam

State Board Report August 2010 The inclusion of questions about International Financial Reporting Standards on the Uniform CPA Examination beginning in January 2011 continued to draw criticism at the July NASBA Board of Directors meeting, held July 23 in Grand Teton, WY. The New York Board is adamantly opposed to such test questions being on…

NASBA Writes to IRS

State Board Report September 2009 The rigor comprehensiveness and validity of the Uniform CPA Examination were underscored in a letter sent August 30 by NASBA Chair Thomas J. Sadler and President David a. Costello in response to Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Doug Shulman’s call for input regarding the IRS’s proposed registration and regulation of tax…

Board Okays Non-US Exam Administration

State Board Report August 2008 It makes sense that there be a single set of high quality accounting standards around the world, Financial Accounting Standards Board Member Leslie F. Seidman told the Annual Meeting audience. Over the years, the differences between the standards issued by the International Accounting Standards Board and the FASB have been narrowed,…

Exam Committee Asks BOE for Info

State Board Report August 2008 More detailed information about the AICPA’s practice analysis has been called for by the NASBA CPA Licensing Examination Committee. CLEC Chair Robert Pearson said his group was unable to comment on the Board of Examiner’s practice analysis by July 31, as requested, because it had not been supplied with information…

Time to Get IFRS on Exam

State Board Report January 2008 The “train has left the station on IFRS” [International Financial Reporting Standards as published by the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board], Walton Conn, KPMG national office partner, told the conference jointly sponsored by Baruch College and the NASBA Center for the Public Trust on December 6 in New York City.…

Annual Meeting NASBA’s Chair’s Report

2008 Annual Meeting 2007-2008 Priorities • Implement mobility legislation in 30 states • Strengthen the CPA exam and prepare for the contract expiration in 2014 • Consider international delivery of the CPA exam • Improve communications with other U.S. regulatory agencies • Coordinate with international regulators • Establish Compliance Assurance Review Board • Enhance communication…