CPA Exam For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 2, 2014 - Education - 288 pages
Get started on the path to passing the CPA exam today

Passing the CPA exam can be the first step to a long and rewarding career. With CPA Exam For Dummies, you'll get a full overview of the exam, information on how to register, the requirements for taking and passing the tests, as well as a review of the four sections. This comprehensive introductory study guide provides you with a wealth of information, including all the current AICPA content requirements in auditing and attestation, business environment and concepts, financial accounting and reporting, and accounting regulation. From start to finish, the text is designed to prepare you for each portion of this rigorous exam.

Preparing for the CPA exam can be a daunting process. With the classic For Dummies approach, CPA Exam For Dummies offers an overview and steps on how to get started. Go at your own pace to master the various sections of the exam, and use the book as a reference on an ongoing basis as you prepare for the exam portions. Dive into the book to find:

  • An overview of the CPA exam, featuring exam organization and information on scoring
  • A content review, including practice questions and explanations of answers
  • Online bonus practice exams to boost your knowledge and confidence
  • An overview of the benefits of passing the CPA exam and becoming a certified public accountant

For those seeking to pass the CPA exam and launch their accounting careers, CPA Exam For Dummies is the go-to resource for getting started!

 

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Contents

Introduction 1
3
So You Want to Become a CPA 7 Chapter 2 Getting Acquainted with the CPA Exam 15 Chapter 3 Preparing to Take the Exam 25 Chapter 4 Implem...
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Taking a Closer Look at the Business Environment and Concepts Test
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Business Environment and Concepts
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Taking a Closer Look at the Business Environment and Concepts Test 53 Chapter 6 Business Environment and Concepts Practice Questions 75 Chapt...
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Financial Accounting and Reporting
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Taking a Closer Look at the Financial Accounting and Reporting Test 89 Chapter 9 Financial Accounting and Reporting Practice Questions 121 Chap...
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Auditing and Attestation
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Auditing and Attestation 139 Chapter 11 Taking a Closer Look at the Auditing and Attestation Test 141 Chapter 12 Auditing and Attestation Practice ...
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Regulation
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The Part of Tens
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Taking a Closer Look at the Regulation Test 183 Chapter 15 Regulation Practice Questions 219 Chapter 16 Answers and Explanations to Regulation ...
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Linking to Wiley CPAexcel
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Kenneth W. Boyd, a former CPA, has over twenty-nine years of experience in accounting, education, and financial services. He is the owner of St. Louis Test Preparation (www.stltest.net), where he provides online tutoring in accounting and finance to both graduate and undergraduate students.

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