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Is a CPA better than an accountant?

Is a CPA better than an accountant? Is a CPA better than an accountant? In a word, yes. A CPA is an accountant who meets certain licensing qualifications, whereas an accountant is unlicensed. A CPA has a broad knowledge-base in financial accounting, business law, auditing standards, and ethics achieved through an advanced college degree (usually a […]

What does CPA stand for?

What does CPA stand for? CPA stands for Certified Public Accountant.  To be “certified” the accountant must be State licensed.  Although each state has their own specific requirements to obtain a professional license, all states require that the accountant pass a uniform written exam. In addition to passing the exam, most states require post graduate […]