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About txcpa2b

The Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA) is a nonprofit, voluntary, professional organization representing Texas CPAs. TSCPA has 20 local chapters statewide and has 27,000 members. The Society is committed to serving the public interest with programs that advance the highest standards of ethics and practice within the CPA profession. TXCPA2B is a blog written by Texas students in pursuit of the CPA certificate. The views expressed here are those of the authors and not necessarily held by TSCPA or our members.

TSCPA Seeking 2017-2018 Faculty Reps!

If you’re an accounting educator who is passionate about helping your students learn more about and connect to the CPA profession, please consider becoming a TSCPA Faculty Rep. In exchange for your time and efforts promoting TSCPA and the CPA … Continue reading

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The Upside-Down View of Leadership and Why You Should Care

When you think of a leader, what comes to mind? What about a boss? If these two terms are not synonymous in your vocabulary, then the remainder of this post is for you. Imagine two scenarios: You show up to … Continue reading

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Big Data Analytics in the Accounting World

In an increasingly data-driven world, extracting actionable information from the data is becoming more difficult, and the question remains, are we able to exploit the data to our full advantage? To keep up with today’s rapidly complicated governance and risk … Continue reading

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Ways to Effectively Manage Your Finances Before and After College

As an accounting major enrolled in graduate courses and planning to sit for the CPA Exam soon, I fully understand the financial challenges faced by my peers to pay for our education. There are numerous opportunities that accounting majors could … Continue reading

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The Importance of Finding a Passion Outside of Your Major

You may seek to excel in your field of study by earning good grades or strive to gain applicable real-world knowledge through eager learning. However, your major shouldn’t be your one and only passion. In fact, it doesn’t even have … Continue reading

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Last-Minute Guide to the Updated CPA Exam

The updated CPA Exam makes its debut at the start of this month with an adjusted focus designed to continue to ensure that the candidates who pass it have the required knowledge and skills to protect the public interest. This article from … Continue reading

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What VITA Means to Me

Signing up for the VITA Program, I had the expectation that I would be assisting families prepare their tax returns. I had heard about the program from my friends and read about the requirements through a previous TXCPA2B blog posting, … Continue reading

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