Is qualifying for a CPA license too tough?

NOT EASY: Saeed Roohani, chair of the Department of Accounting at Bryant University, says becoming a certified public accountant requires money and time, which may be dissuading some people from becoming a CPA candidate. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM
NOT EASY: Saeed Roohani, chair of the Department of Accounting at Bryant University, says becoming a certified public accountant requires money and time, which may be dissuading some people from becoming a CPA candidate. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM
Within the accounting profession, certified public accountants are regarded as among the field’s most highly capable and well-compensated individuals. But as firms have difficulty filling roles typically occupied by CPAs, some in the field are questioning if requirements to enter the profession are overly limiting. To take the CPA exam, which is developed and scored…

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