Local man passes CPA exam
Posted: Monday, February 28, 2011 6:01 pm
The Tennessee State Board of Accountancy recently announced that 172 candidates passed the Uniform Certified Public Accountant examination.
Among those who passed the CPA examination was Adam C. Billingsley of Union City.
The uniform CPA examination is one of the nation’s most comprehensive examinations. The exam is delivered in a computer-based format eight months of the year at test centers throughout the United States.
Sections covered in the computer-based test include auditing and attestation, financial accounting and reporting, regulation and business environment and concepts. To be eligible to sit for the exam, candidates must have completed a minimum of 150 semester hours, which include a baccalaureate or higher degree from an academic institution recognized by the Tennessee State Board of Accountancy, with a minimum of 24 semester hours in accounting and 24 semester hours in general business subjects.
Upon passing the exam, these successful candidates were inducted as members of the Tennessee Society of CPAs and its West Tennessee chapter.
The TSCPA is the state professional organization of CPAs with more than 8,500 members in all areas of public practice, government, education, business and industry.
The West Tennessee chapter is one of eight chapters across the state and has 300 members in 18 counties. The TSCPA is headquartered in Brentwood.
Published in The Messenger 2.28.11