Three sections of the Uniform CPA Examination will have a revised Blueprint effective July 1, 2019. The complete, revised Blueprints are posted in the CPA Exam Study Materials section of As noted at the NASBA’s 2018 Annual Meeting by AICPA Vice President Michael Decker, every six months the Blueprints are updated and he advised those interested in the latest version to check the website. For July, the changes will be:

1. Auditing and Attestation (AUD) – The revisions expand upon or add more detail to the AUD Blueprint on audit data analytics. The concepts covered remain the same as those currently being tested.
2. Business and Environment Concepts (BEC) – Not intended to be significant changes, these revisions clarify the Section’s introduction and reorganize Area IV, Information Technology.
3. Regulation (REG) – The revisions add an assumptions discussion to the Section’s introduction and clarify three representative task statements.

There are no revisions to the Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR) Blueprint. These revisions to the Examination’s Blueprints were approved by the Board of Examiners in October.

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