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Intuit Looks at Technology's Role in Accounting's Future | AccountingWEB

Intuit Looks at Technology's Role in Accounting's Future | AccountingWEB | Accounting | Scoop.it
The next decade will see industries transition to a Cloud-enabled world where work can be accomplished anywhere, anytime. This will especially be true of the accounting profession, according to a new study by Intuit.
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This Way To CPA Community

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Dylan Paluzzi's comment, February 20, 2014 10:49 PM
For someone that has the sight of becoming a CPA in their future, they are in luck. Just merely having the title of a CPA will result in a higher wage for the same job as a regular accountant. They earn 10-15% more regularly. In addition, the title of CPA will immediately put you at the head of any field of candidates for a job. You stand above your peers and its a gateway to better opportunities. The CPA title speaks loudly in three major categories. Your work ethic, your professional experience, and shows a certain level of mental aptitude. Overall, CPA shows a sign of intelligence and is more beneficial than words can describe.
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Being a CPA – Is It Worth It? | AccountingWEB

Being a CPA – Is It Worth It? | AccountingWEB | Accounting | Scoop.it
Just completed our 7th tax season since I went back into practice full-time.  Perhaps, like you, I am wondering if this was the correct career decision after all.Yes, there are many advantages to being a CPA, primarily the CPA brand.  As I have explained to students and civilians over the years, people treat you differently when they find out you are a CPA. Our profession is still held in such esteem that it sets you aside from the general populace and gives one a leg up in all sorts of business, and even personal, situations.
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Dylan Paluzzi's comment, February 20, 2014 10:36 PM
It is no question that achieving the CPA title is rewarding in numerous aspects of your life and career. However, some people question if the strenuous work is worth it. All the work that goes into being a CPA, keeping people happy and working everyday without a guarunteed paycheck, have some people wondering if there is better work opportunities. Some argue that pursuing a career in government will have you better off. Some of that work includes less working hours, numerous sick and vacation days, and even retiring early. Overall, it is important to consider all your options before you dedicate yourself to the accountant and CPA life.
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Becoming a CPA | NASBA

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Dylan Paluzzi's comment, February 20, 2014 10:31 PM
Achieving a CPA instantly puts you in the highest realm of accounting. It stands as a symbol of hard work, excellence, and quality. Becoming a CPA involves understanding a vast knowledge of the field and requires you to pass the high educational standards that is the CPA exam. In addition, you must pass the uniform licensing requirements that are unique to each state. Overall, becoming a CPA isn't easy, but is extremely rewarding.
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Five Popular Reasons for Earning a CPA License | NASBA

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Dylan Paluzzi's comment, February 20, 2014 10:21 PM
Becoming a CPA is very benficial in the field of accounting. Specifically, there are five areas in which you can benefit the most. The first being respect. The difficult road to becoming a CPA is recognized and admired by the people around you. Second, being a CPA helps career development. It puts you head and shoulders above the rest. Third, career security. Shortages in veteran accountants is present, and the position is not going away any time soon. Fourth, it helps your job satisfactory and variety. Being a CPA indicates your skills in various areas, leading to various job opportunities. Finally, becoming a CPA helps you in the area of money and benefits. CPA licensed men regularly make more than even some of the most veteran regular accountants.
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What Is A CPA? Here's The Answer On Certified Public Accountants

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A blog about business and personal accounting matters, tax preparation services, and related news. Blog provided by Earl Johnson, CPA.

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nelson phelps's comment, February 18, 2014 7:22 PM
CPA's advise a variety of business leaders such as financial institutions, nonprofit organizations, government agencies and individuals in need of financial information for their business. CPA's are subject to licensing requirements involving advancing their professional education and being regulated by the state boards of accountancy. A person looking to become a CPA must pass a meticulous exam after they finish college for them to be liscenced by their state. CPA's have professional ethics including independence, integrity, objectivity, and technical competence.
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A Certified Public Accountant are accountants that advise "individuals, businesses, financial institutions, nonprofit organizations and government agencies." CPAs offer a variety of advice and they point people in the right direction when it comes to financial matters. What separates them from other accountants is their license. CPAs undergo an extremely difficult test in order to achieve this title. In addition, once they become certified they continue to stay up to date with mandatory requirements.
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Ask a CPA

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Dylan Paluzzi's comment, February 23, 2014 8:37 PM
There are many advantages and disadvantages to becoming a CPA. One advantage is that it provides you with a great foundation and understanding for the business field. Also, accounting can be used to emerge you into other areas and fields of interest. There are also some disadvantages. One disadvantage is that everything you work on is a challenge. Everything has a deadline and you're constantly under pressure. Also, some people believe that the forever changing landscape in the field of business and accounting is a disadvantage. This is just not desirable to some individuals.
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5 Reasons to Become a CPA

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So, you're thinking about a career in accounting. Or, maybe you're already in the accounting profession and you want to take it to the next level. Perhaps you're just thinking of a career change? Whatever your circumstance, you should defini...
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Dylan Paluzzi's comment, February 20, 2014 10:44 PM
Becoming a CPA will impact your life in five major ways. First, allows you to achieve prestige and respect in the workplace. Second, a healthy salary and extensive benefits that are unattainable to regular accountants. Third, provides you with job satisfaction and the ability to enter a variety of careers involving accountants. Fourth, gives you job security that is unmatched by regular accountants. Finally, it provides you with personal growth that extends into your personal life.
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Hidden Benefits of Becoming A CPA

Many accounting professionals decide early in their career to become a CPA. For others, it's a goal later in the career. Learn about the hidden benefits of becoming a CPA now. Ask about our CPA EXAM PASS GUARANTEE.
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Dylan Paluzzi's comment, February 20, 2014 10:40 PM
There are many known and common benefits that being a CPA can provide you with. However, there are also many benefits that are not so well known, and are equally as important. For example, becoming a CPA means you will gain knowledge that can assist your own personal finances. You will properly know how to handle your financial life and won't need to rely on the assistance of others. Also, being a CPA opens up opportunities for serving and working in non-profit and charity organizations. A great opportunity to give back to your community using the skills you worked for. Overall, CPAs are not easily achieved, but it will greatly pay off in many ways, some known and some unknown.
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Benefits of a CPA Career

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Dylan Paluzzi's comment, February 20, 2014 10:27 PM
Becoming a CPA is numerous benefits and opens many doors in the workplace. One benefit is intellectual development. The work required to receive this title allows your mind to gain skills you never had before. Another benefit is involvement with people. CPAs are team members and serve as hands on partners for a business. A third benefit includes the ability to contribute to society. CPAs help businesses as well as people achieve their goals and more, their advice can be the stepping stones to something greater. Finally, another could be creativity. Being a CPA pushes you to excell your skills and can help you make sense of this complex world.
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CPA Salary Data on PayScale, Inc.

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As tax season ends, everybody from the CPAs to staff accountants to businessmen to an average American, all sigh in relief. Some hired help for their taxes and others asked a friend of a friend.

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Dylan Paluzzi's comment, February 20, 2014 10:15 PM
Recently, there have been questions about the reliability of accounting jobs. As if to answer that, the Bureau of Labor Statistics have predicted a twenty two percent increase in the accountant job market by 2018. Accountants mainly focus in three major areas; public, management and government. Is has shown that becoming a CPA will earn a pay that is higher than a regular senior accountant. Today, people focus on a company's finances more than ever. With this increased attention, they rely on accountants and more specifically CPAs now more than ever before. Overall, you shouldn't worry about the availability of accounting jobs in the future.