How CPAs stay on top of their trade.
It’s no easy feat for professional accountants to make the leap to a certified CPA. Besides the hours of training required to obtain a certification, CPAs need to maintain their licenses by meeting a required number of continuing education hours every few years. If you’ve ever been curious as to what goes on behind the curtain of a CPA’s professional life, stick around for the details.
Becoming a CPA
In the state of Texas, there are five steps to becoming a qualified CPA.
A Day in the Life of a CPA
Besides continued professional education, CPAs are in constant contact with their clients, working along highly skilled professionals on the cusp of industry technology and insights. It’s an ever-evolving field that requires CPAs to be tech-savvy and held to a higher standard of professionalism. When you work with a CPA, you know you’re working with a highly trained expert in the field of accounting.
Caudell & Associates, PC is a four-person firm. Three of our four team members are CPAs. Our CPAs maintain current licenses and participate in CPE. We maintain an annual authorization with the IRS to prepare and file tax returns on behalf of our clients, and we use a leading tax preparation software. Our team of professionals has the experience, skills and resources to research our client’s issues and propose a compliant solution – year-round.
We focus on continuing education topics that are relevant for our clients. All our employees have taken courses on various aspects of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – the most comprehensive overhaul of our tax rules in decades. We also complete courses focused on each type of tax return and more specific business issues.
To learn more about our team and what we do, visit our website.