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Accountants and Auditors
Information on the field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Occupational Outlook Handbook.
Accounting Principles
From Cliffs Notes. See also their Accounting Principles II page.
Accounting Terminology Guide
From New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA).
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Career guidance, news, and other information.
CPA Exam Study Strategies
Certified Public Accountant test preparation advice from Wiley CPA.
CPA Journal Online
A publication of New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA).
CPA Review for Free
Free online test prepration questions for the CPA (Certified Public Accountant) exam.
Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB)
U.S. government website. "The mission of the FASAB is to promulgate federal accounting standards after considering the financial and budgetary information needs of citizens, congressional oversight groups, executive agencies, and the needs of other users of federal financial information."
Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)
"Since 1973, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has been the designated organization in the private sector for establishing standards of financial accounting that govern the preparation of financial reports by nongovernmental entities."
Future CPAS (Certified Public Accountants)
Includes Career Opportunities Online, FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions), and information for high school students, college students, CPA candidates, teachers. From New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA).
International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)
"The IFRS Foundation is an independent, not-for-profit private sector organisation working in the public interest. Its principal objectives are: to develop a single set of high quality, understandable, enforceable and globally accepted international financial reporting standards (IFRSs) through its standard-setting body, the IASB; to promote the use and rigorous application of those standards; to take account of the financial reporting needs of emerging economies and small and medium-sized entities (SMEs); and to bring about convergence of national accounting standards and IFRSs to high quality solutions."
Investments, Investing, and Investors
Thrall's directory of financial investment resources.
Kaplan CPA Review: Free Practice Test
Try a free CPA (Certified Public Accountants) Exam on the Internet. See also their Steps to Becoming a CPA page.
National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA)
Information on CPA (Certified Public Accountants) Exams and eligibility requirements to be met in order to take the CPA test.

See also these NASBA pages:
CPA Exam Application Process Frequently Asked Questions
From the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy.
Top 10 CPA EXAM PRocess Errors
From the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy.
New York State Society of CPAs
Includes news, a blog, and information for Certified Public Accountants.
U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)
"GAO is an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for Congress. Often called the 'congressional watchdog,' GAO investigates how the federal government spends taxpayer dollars."
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
"The mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation."
Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination
Overview of the test and related information from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

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