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Arturo G. Feb 26 194 views

PTIN question

Hello, If i have a PTIN that i received from the firm that i work at. I am able to use that same PTIN number for when i prepare tax returns on my behalf. With my owe business. pro help taxhelp accountant CPA ASAP confused...


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Victoria G. Mar 22, 2019 1915 views

How do I get an opportunity to intern in one of the Big Four accounting firms?

I am currently majoring in Accounting and I will be a Junior next semester (Fall 2019). I am really interested in interning in one of the Big Four (KPMG, YE, PWC, and Deloitte). There are locations near me and I have started applying to two of them, but what do these firms look for in a...

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San D. Jan 07, 2019 399 views

Affordable online school for accounting degree?

I’m a former college student and now I’m looking to go back to school. I want to complete my bachelors degree on Accounting. But due to my personal situation I can’t attend traditional college. So I’m looking for affordable online school from where I can complete my degree. accounting...

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Valerie G. Aug 30, 2018 749 views

How extendable is the practice of Accounting in the real world, aside from bookkeeping?

Where else, aside from the big four or an accounting department can I work with a degree in Accounting accountant banker cpa...


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Deon B. Aug 21, 2018 370 views
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Kimberli L. Jan 16, 2018 800 views

Should I get Masters after I take the CPA exam?

I have a BSBA in Small Business and Entrepreneurship from a private university. I want to take the CPA exam, so I was going to go straight for a Masters in Accounting and skip a BBA in Accounting. Since I am now at a public university, there are about 17 prerequisites I must take before being...

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Tayla F. Mar 25, 2018 836 views

How do I obtain my CPA?

I want to major in accounting and I do not know what route to go about inorder to obtain my CPA license. accounting...


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Julia S. Mar 25, 2018 716 views

What is the highest title in the Accounting field?

I am undecided in my major, but I am strongly considering Accounting and becoming a CPA. I want to know if that position would be the highest position I could acquire. job-promotion job-rankings accounting cpa accountant undecided need-this-scholarship broke...

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Katherine L. Mar 11, 2018 558 views

What should I expect my work life to be like when I become a CPA?

I'm currently in college majoring in Accounting but I don't have any previous experience with this kind of job. I'm curious about what a day in the life of a certified public accountant looks like....


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Arturo G. Jan 16, 2018 1182 views

How is the CPA exam?

I was just wondering if someone can tell me what is the CPA exam like accounting...


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Arturo G. Jan 16, 2018 779 views

Best place to work as a CPA

i was just wondering where is best to work as a CPA accounting...


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Joshua H. Jan 23, 2018 2815 views

Best way to earn 150 credits to take the CPA Exam?

I'm currently a sophomore at Rutgers Business School majoring in accounting and want to know what would be the best way to earn those credits. Should I double major, get my masters, minor in a few things, or do something else entirely? I'm planning on doing auditing for the big 4, but I'm open...

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Lauren P. Sep 29, 2017 489 views

As a future business owner, how many accounting classes should I take in college or should I rely on a professional accountant to handle my business finances?

I am a high school culinary student and would like to own my own restaurant one day. I would like to know if it is usual for a restaurant owner use an accountant to handle their finances or if not how many accounting classes will prepare me to be a business owner. Thnak you! futurechef CPA...


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Esther C. May 24, 2017 1451 views

What do you do working as an intern in a CPA firm?

I got an internship at a CPA firm, but am very nervous to start something so professional. Thus, I was wondering as an assistant/intern what would some of the usual and main responsibilities be at the CPA firm? accounting internships accountant cpa quickbooks...


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Esther C. Mar 14, 2017 3579 views

Besides a high GPA, what extracurricular or activities do the big 4 firms like to see?

As an accounting major, my target dream employer is of course the big 4 firms. I was told recently that grades are the first thing that they look at before even considering everything else, so I am shifting gear to focus on that. However, I am now wondering what sort of extracurricular or...

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Bridget S. Feb 24, 2017 900 views

What type of things does a CFO do?

What is the CFO in charge of? What are the specific things he/ she would look over? What are some typical requirements? finance management ceo corporate-finance cpa executive-office cfo...


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Bridget S. Feb 24, 2017 880 views

What are the differences between Finance and Accounting majors?

What is the differentiating material and curriculum that makes the distinction? A compare and contrast/ pros con list would be appreciated business finance accounting cpa...


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Benjamin B. May 15, 2016 1412 views

What is the probability of paying off student loans in 10 years or less becoming a CPA?

Well being a US student, I am apart of the trillions of dollars of debt placed on the student population in the country. I want to know if becoming a CPA will free me from the bondages of debt for choosing to educate myself beyond high school. business finance management accounting...

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Jeff C. Mar 16, 2016 1435 views

Does every investment manager have their CPA certification?

Do you get paid better because of it? What services can you provide that you otherwise could not without a CPA? finance accounting financial-services investment-management investing...


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Aditi G. Apr 10, 2015 955 views

I completed CPA(Certified Public Accountancy) 4 years back, before that I was working in a Public accounting firm. So I have the CPA license and work expereince also but for past 4 years didn't work coz of Visa to go back to work now

I am a CPA and a mom of two kids. I have work experience and CPA education and license but its a few years that I didn't work. Now, my question is that should I think of getting back to work through H & R block tax course in Sep2015. If I do that what are my job prospects gonna be after...

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