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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.

Why A Generation Z’er Chose Accounting

I still have family friends ask me about my career path with a response similar to this: “Accounting, huh?  That seems…interesting.”  It is hard for people to try and act excited about my college path, especially when they still think … Continue reading

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Workplace skills every accounting student should learn in college

Time Management and Organization College provides an abundance of resources. Choosing the appropriate resources and utilizing these when opportunities arrive requires efficient time management and organizational skills. An average college student may be part of academic societies, major-related organizations, cultural … Continue reading

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A Change in Perspective

There have been and continue to be a lot of discussions and commentary about the topic of people and their predisposition (or lack thereof) to being social. TED talks, behavioral studies, personality assessments, memes, books, documentaries, TV shows, news reports, … Continue reading

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Staying Organized During Recruitment

When I went through the process of researching various companies of interest before I found the company I plan to build a career with, I discovered a few tips and tricks to organize my thoughts and the information I learned in … Continue reading

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Benefitting from Benefits

As a non-traditional student completing my Master’s Degree in Accounting, I have had the experience of working at several different types of jobs, most recently a tax internship at a public accounting firm.  Throughout my different jobs and in talking … Continue reading

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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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