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  • Rachel Parsia

    CPA Evolution: More than a Few CPA Exam Changes

    The CPA Evolution Initiative intends to change the CPA licensure model and is expected to take effect in January 2024. As a result, current college sophomores and freshmen will be among the first candidates to take a revised Uniform CPA Examination in 2024. The fundamental shift encompasses a new core-plus-discipline model. Find out more about this big change in this blog.
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  • Ira S. Rosenbloom

    Use the 4 Ps to Achieve Success as a Managing Partner

    Success as a managing partner today requires some lofty attributes to help you and your firm perform at the highest levels. This blog shares four characteristics that are necessary to both gauge and achieve performance excellence as a managing partner.
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  • Making State Tax Legislation Isn’t Always Pretty

    The process of making legislation can get messy, and sometimes you might be better off not watching it. But to remove some of the mystery of surrounding lawmaking, this blog describes the process in Pennsylvania through which state tax laws are enacted or, in some cases, repealed.
  • Cybersecurity: Incident Response Plan Offers Peace of Mind, Path to Quicker Recovery

    A cyber-incident preparedness plan could be crucial to weathering a post-cyberattack storm and ensuring your firm’s survival. Such plans can be of significant assistance in your efforts to recover quickly and smoothly from an attack and mitigate financial losses.

Legislative

  • Making State Tax Legislation Isn’t Always Pretty

    The process of making legislation can get messy, and sometimes you might be better off not watching it. But to remove some of the mystery of surrounding lawmaking, this blog describes the process in Pennsylvania through which state tax laws are enacted or, in some cases, repealed.
  • With Spotlight on Pennsylvania, Know Your Candidates: A Primary Guide

    The Pennsylvania elections -- both state and federal -- are receiving national attention this year, and the May 17 primary will determine which candidates will move forward as their parties' nominees for the November general election. This blog provides an overview of your primary election options, at both the state and federal levels.

PICPA Initiatives

  • PICPA’s 125th Annual Meeting: Celebration of Achievements, Preparing for Future Triumphs

    PICPA's annual meeting is right around the corner, and this year we have more reasons to celebrate than ever … 125 reasons to be exact. This year marks PICPA’s 125th anniversary, and PICPA members are invited to come to Hershey May 31 through June 2 to embrace this historic moment, reconnect with peers, and move forward boldly into the profession’s future.

CPA Exam & Licensure

  • 3 Tips to Pass the CPA Exam Faster

    Every CPA Exam candidate’s time is precious. While there are no shortcuts to passing the CPA Exam, there are steps you can take to expedite the process. This blog provides three tips on how to pass the CPA Exam faster so you can start along your professional journey sooner.

Careers & Lifestyles

  • Red-Teaming Your Risk Management

    Red-teaming is designed to provide an independent, dissenting voice to challenge assumptions and anticipate potential threats, weaknesses, and vulnerabilities. The objective is to mitigate groupthink and overcome conformity by purposefully seeking to reach an opposite conclusion relative to a strategy or the prevailing wisdom. Do you red-team at your organization? Would you even know where to begin?
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