Welcome to the brand new CPA Review for Free!
We’ve made a lot of changes to our study platform for both free and premium users.
We now offer a subscription plan called [CPA REVIEW PLUS+](/upgrade). We are very excited about the features available in this plan.
There’s a brand new landing page when you enter the study platform. For PLUS+ subscribers this dashboard will give you a broad view of your performance, your recent study sessions, recent exams, and much more.
**PRACTICE EXAMS (PLUS+)**
They’re finally here! You can now take practice exams for AUD, BEC, REG, and FAR. These practice exams are virtually identical to the real AICPA exam and include all the tools and functionality offered in the real exam.
We now offer in-depth simulations within our practice exams. These simulations mirror the real exam simulations and better prepare you for all aspects of the test.
We would love to hear your feedback on these new features, feel free to contact us or post right here in the community forums.
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Hi, I would like to become a CPA. I live and work in New York, so becoming a CPA in New York would be the natural course of action. However, I do not meet the education requirements for New York. I believe I fit the requirements for New Jersey, which I am attempting to confirm because I did my undergrad in London, so I am thinking that is my best bet. Does anyone see why this would be an issue? And is there any reason I wouldn't be able to transfer licensure to 'practice' in another state according to the Uniform Accountancy Act? NJ has firm mobility while NY does not, so that could possibly be an issue, but I am unsure how much that would diminish the value of the license. I work for a big accounting firm doing audit work, so perhaps it wouldn't be ideal. I welcome everyone's thoughts.
Each Exam section is delivered in five smaller sections called testlets. These testlets feature multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and task-based simulations (TBSs).
In the case of BEC, you also have to complete three written communication tasks (WCTs). The number of MCQs and TBSs tested varies depending upon the specific section taken. You will receive at least one research question (research-oriented TBS) in the AUD, FAR and REG sections. To complete them, you will have to search the related authoritative literature and find an appropriate reference.
Here are some tips to sail through Regulation:
- Make small notes of all the important Forms and Law Sections.
- Have a sheet containing the drafts of various tax filing forms (Individual returns, partnership tax forms, and the corporation's tax forms)
- Mnemonics and finding other such patterns and pictures helps big time
- Highlight important portions on your books
- Keep revision consistent
- Take several mock exams
The Auditing and Attestation (AUD) section of the Uniform CPA Examination (CPA) tests the knowledge and skills that a newly licensed CPA must demonstrate when performing:
• Audits of the issuer and non-issuer entities (including governmental entities, not-for-profit entities, employee benefit plans, and entities receiving federal grants).
• Attestation engagements for issuer and non-issuer entities (including examinations, reviews, and agreed-upon procedures engagements).
• Preparation, compilation and review engagements for non-issuer entities and reviews of interim financial information for issuer entities.