cpa-vs-cia

CIA vs CPA | Which is Better for Your Career, Salary, and Wallet?

F Both the CPA (Certified Public Accountant) and CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) are credentials that you earn by passing an examination. CPAs must be licensed by the state(s) in which they practice, but CIAs do not have to be licensed. If you become a CIA then your focus will be on overseeing a company’s internal

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Best Accounting Certifications: CPA, CFA®, CMA, EA, CIA

There are a ton of different accounting certifications that financial professionals can use to enhance their careers, achieve promotions, and get pay raises. Each of these accounting designations is slightly different and have a different career focus. Therefore, depending on what you want your career to look like, some of these might be the best

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How Many CPAs are in the USA

664,532: The Total Number of Active CPA Licenses 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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CPA vs CA [ 2021 Chartered Accountant Exam, Designations, and Salary]

Both the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Accountant (CA) are credentials that you earn through defined study and by passing an examination. The CPA credential is issued solely in the U.S. whereas the CA credential is administered and recognized worldwide. CPAs are regulated in the U.S. on the state level whereas CAs are regulated

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CA vs CS | Which is Better for Your Career, Salary, and Wallet?

Both the Chartered Accountant (CA) and Company Secretary (CS) certifications are designations for international accounting professionals. CAs tend to specialize in non-US GAAP and perform high-level accounting and auditing functions in companies and CA firms while CSs specialize in corporate law and perform corporate compliance activities for large companies. Let’s talk about the differences between

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How to Become a CPA

How to Become a CPA in the USA: a Step-by-Step Guide

Becoming a CPA is one of the most rewarding experiences that you will have in your public accounting career. Once you get your certificate in the mail from your state board, you’ll instantly feel a huge sense of accomplishment and pride that you were able to set your mind to something and conquer it. It’s

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CPA certificate vs CPA License

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

There always tends to be a lot of confusion between a CPA certificate vs license. They both mean completely different things. Furthermore, they 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 acknowledgment. It means that you passed the CPA

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