Understand upcoming CPA exam changes
Updated June 24, 2023
Exam launch date: January 2024
The CPA profession is always moving forward, adopting new technologies, skills and best practices. The job requirements of CPAs today are completely different from those of 10 years ago.
As the profession evolves, so are the skills necessary to be a CPA.
The AICPA and NASBA are adapting the CPA licensure model to recognize the evolving skills and competencies required of CPAs today and in the future.
2024 CPA Exam Evolution:
The new CPA licensure model requires CPA candidates to be skilled in accounting, auditing and tax. These sections will remain as core, required subjects. Technology questions will be spread throughout these sections.
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Transition Policy for 2024 CPA exam
Candidates who have credit for AUD, FAR, or REG on the current CPA exam will not need to take the corresponding new core section of AUD, FAR, or REG on the 2024 CPA exam.
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Mark your calendars for important transition dates throughout 2023 and 2024.
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Frequently asked questions
Does the discipline I choose impact my license?
No. The CPA license issued will be the same regardless of the discipline the candidate passes.
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Contact the MNCPA membership team at 952-831-2707 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions about the CPA exam.