PREFACE

This publication is a comprehensive, yet simplified study program. It provides a review of all the basic skills and concepts tested on the CPA exam, and teaches important strategies to take the exam faster and more accurately. This tool allows you to take control of the CPA exam.

This simplified and focused approach to studying for the CPA exam can be used:

  • As a handy and convenient reference manual
  • To solve exam questions
  • To reinforce material being studied

Included is all of the information necessary to obtain a passing score on the CPA exam in a concise and easy-to-use format. Due to the wide variety of information covered on the exam, a number of techniques are included:

  • Acronyms and mnemonics to help candidates learn and remember a variety of rules and checklists
  • Formulas and equations that simplify complex calculations required on the exam
  • Simplified outlines of key concepts without the details that encumber or distract from learning the essential elements
  • Techniques that can be applied to problem solving or essay writing, such as preparing a multiple-step income statement, determining who will prevail in a legal conflict, or developing an audit program
  • Pro forma statements, reports, and schedules that make it easy to prepare these items by simply filling in the blanks
  • Proven techniques to help you become a smarter, sharper, and more accurate test taker

This publication may also be useful to university students enrolled in Intermediate, Advanced and Cost Accounting; ...

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