CPA certificate vs CPA License

CPA Certificate vs CPA License: What’s the Difference?

There always tends to be a lot of confusion between the terms CPA certificate and CPA license. They both mean completely different things and give you different amounts of legal authority and responsibility although they seem like the same thing. A CPA certificate, in most cases, is simply an acknowledgement that you passed the exam

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How Many CPAs are in the USA

664,532: The Total Number of Active CPAs in the USA

There are well over half-a-million licensed Certified Public Accountants in the US according to a recent study performed by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy. This is roughly the population of El Paso, TX! This data was assembled from NASBA’s interstate database that holds records from all 55 state boards and licensing authorities

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