Did you know that New York State first issued the exam for becoming a Certified Public Accountant in 1896? Today, this exam is standard, and a requirement for anyone who wants to become a public accountant in the country. If you are thinking about becoming a cpa, there are several things you should know about what you need to do, and what to expect from the job. Here are three important facts that everyone should be aware of.
1. CPA Certification Requirements
With the exception of California, all states require anyone who wants to take the exam to have at least 150 hours experience with accountancy. This usually translates to a master’s degree in accounting. The exam itself then t