Are Accountants Learning the Wrong Lessons?
Tooling up for 2017: Join the survey, get the results.

CPE choices fail to address the real keys to success.

By Rick Telberg
CPA Trendlines Research

CPAs are saying one thing and doing another. And the discrepancy bodes ill for the profession’s economic health.

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The survey on professional skills and the goals of accounting firms, being conducted with the Ohio Society of CPAs and consultant Michael Ramos, is turning up a curious mismatch. It seems, at first blush, that CPAs are studying for certain skills while reporting that something else is essential to their success.