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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.

High School Educators: Register Today for the APBP Advanced Accounting Training in Lake Charles, LA

Apply now to attend the upcoming training through AICPA’s Accounting Program for Building the Profession (APBP) – formerly the Accounting Pilot and Bridge Project. This year,  AICPA, Texas Society of CPAs and the Society of Louisiana CPAs are jointly hosting … Continue reading

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VITA: An addition to my resume or more than that?

The tax season is here! Having been IRS certified just a couple of months ago, preparing taxes for real people in the real world at a real time seems further than reality to me. As a freshman, volunteering for the … Continue reading

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Get Ready for New Tax Law Testing in 2019

The AICPA Board of Examiners (BOE) recently approved January 1, 2019 (19Q1) as the date on which content related to the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” will be eligible for testing on the Uniform CPA Examination. The Exam will continue to test … Continue reading

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AICPA Offers CPA Exam Blueprints Webinar on Feb. 15

CPA Exam candidates won’t want to miss this FREE webcast hosted by AICPA on Thursday, Feb. 15! The session will focus on the Exam Blueprints, which are the essential study tool for any candidate. Presenters will break down each Exam … Continue reading

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Essential Networking Skills

The Right Attitude Positive mindset, professional behavior and a simple smile. These are some of the most essential characteristics that demonstrate the right attitude for networking. A positive attitude shows the motivation to network with strangers. It shows that you … Continue reading

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Three Tips That Can Help You in an Unexpected Way

Some commonly asked questions to guest speakers on professional panels are: What did you do right to be where you are right now? What tips would you like to give to the audience? Here are three tips that I learned … Continue reading

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What is this “leadership” skill businesses always ask for?

We’ve all seen it: a job posting where the desired skills section has a long list of attributes the business wants from candidates. Amongst that list, “leadership” is so often one of the first two or three to be listed. … Continue reading

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