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    Power Query Makes Excel Data Magic Possible

    by Thomas G. Stephens, Jr., CPA, CGMA, CITP | Aug 14, 2019
    Like any good CPA, you want to harness the tools at your disposal to maximize your value. One oft-overlooked example is Excel’s Power Query. Read on, and you will learn how to take advantage of this vastly underrated and underused resource – one that can help you create Excel data magic!
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    4 Things I Learned at My First Women’s Leadership Summit

    by Kathryn Madden | Aug 13, 2019
    The CPA path is new to me. Despite that, I feel a peace and comfort from being with people that share the same interests, passions, and goals. Being at the Women’s Leadership Summit reminded that I am ever closer to meeting my CPA goals, and that I have found a career in which I feel at home. Here are the ideas I took away from the Summit.
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    5 Ways to Exploit your Summer Internship for a Competitive Edge

    by Monette Anderson | Aug 13, 2019
    Fall recruiting will be upon us faster than you can say “meet the firms.” You’ll need to be prepared to give your résumé to any stranger at a moment’s notice. Should you make yours pink and scented à la Elle Woods? Optional, but I don’t recommend it. Should you update it? Absolutely. Achieve fall résumé readiness with these tips.
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    CPE Rule Changes Effective January 1, 2020

    by WBOA | Aug 12, 2019
    At the Public Rules Hearing held July 26, 2019, the Washington State Board of Accountancy approved changes to five rules and adopted one new rule. The purpose of the rule changes was to incorporate aspects of the Uniform Accountancy Act (UAA) CPE model rules and reorganize the CPE requirements between the various CPE rule sections for clarity. Read on for those rule changes.
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    Choices Not-for-Profits are Making in Implementing ASU No. 2016-14

    by Charlie Blanton, CPA | Aug 12, 2019
    Throughout 2019, not-for-profit entities (NFPs) are implementing ASU No. 2016-14, Presentation of Financial Statements of Not-for-Profit Entities. ASU No. 2016-14 allows flexibility in how and where certain information is presented. Recently, I reviewed the audited financial statements for 20 NFPs which have implemented ASU No. 2016-14 to see the choices they are making.
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