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How you can become a CPA in NYC?

by Harry CPA Accountant
Becoming a CPA is not an easy task. Having a bachelor degree in commerce is not the only requirement to become a CPA. You need to appear and qualify the Uniform examination. National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) provides an optional evaluation. When you apply for the very first time for CPA examination, you get an advisory from NASBA that what lacking is seen in your qualification. EveryCPA in NYC has gone passed through this procedure and is now working as an independent body to manage accounting services in the country. Sometimes you will see that the CPAs are employed with some attorneys but normally less experienced CPAs or fresher work under attorneys to gain some experience. Later they independently handle the accounting services. New aspirants should also consider over the Candidate Bulletin for detailed information, they need to appear in CPA examination.

In case, you need to appear in the CPA exam through online mode, you need to create a login credential. It is quite possible that you are asked to provide your credit card details for completing the registration process. In case, you are appearing in the online examination, you will need for an import action regarding your previous attempt. You should keep in mind the location where you appeared in the examination. You should also have the specific ID number allotted to you at the time of your previous examination. Keeping this detail in handy position will assist you to fill the examination form. Else you may be a victim of “session expired”. In case you forgot your user registration number, it can be easily retrieved from the system. Though, it is not easy to forget the same as you are willing to become a CPA in NYC.

This exam is conducted in four sections and every individual is required to clear all these sections within one and half year. Every candidate, who is appearing for the very first time is required to pay both fees. Application and examination fee. Even the candidates appearing for re-examination also required to deposit the fee on account of registration and examination too.

What eligibilities are required for CPA Examination?

Minimum educational qualification of the aspirant should be bachelor degree in accounting. You may possess higher but still, you can assume any preferences. A highly qualified candidate will be provided same treatment as a simple graduate gets. Minimum 150 semester hours should be with the candidate to appear in the examination with minimum eligible qualification.

You also need to verify the academic credentials you have. If the institution, from where you graduated is not registered with the State Board of New York Regents, you will not be permitted to appear in the examination for CPA in NYC. You can get the details of approved programs for this exam, through various web links available. In case your programs are associated with AACSB or US Department, you candidature would be considered. It is also a condition for the candidates qualified from any foreign country, that their program must be evaluated either by Josef Silny & Associates or NASBA International Evaluation Services. Though, these evaluations do not guarantee you to become a CPA. This is just a simple evaluation to accept your candidature. A deeper evaluation is ahead when you apply to get the license for CPA. You need at least 33 semester hours in the accounting.


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