Why should I work with a CPA vs another tax professional?
Using a CPA for your tax & accounting needs ensures a higher-level of standard. CPAs have set themselves apart from other accountants by achieving more education, experience, and by passing four rigorous exams. Using a CPA ensures that you have a tax advisor that is up to date on tax laws because of their continuing education requirements. CPAs are held to a Professional Code of Conduct by their state board and must stay licensed by their state in order to use the CPA designation.
What is the benefit of looking for a CPA on FindMyCPA.com?
Our goal is to make finding a CPA easy for you. We have thousands of CPAs from across the country all in one spot. With City, Industry, and Service Filters you're able to find a CPA to meet all your needs. We showcase all the important information on CPAs right in one location.
What steps do accountants need to achieve to become a CPA?
To achieve the Certified Public Accountant designation CPAs must achieve a level of education, experience, and pass four exams. The amount of education required is different by state. CPAs on average must have 2 years of work experience before becoming licensed as a CPA (can vary by state). All CPAs must adhere to the Code of Professional Conduct set forth by their state. Learn more about the level of qualifications a CPA must have to become licensed here.
What questions should I ask a CPA when interviewing them?
- How long have you been a CPA?
- What is a typical client for you?
- Can you represent me in front of the IRS?
- What is your hourly rate?
- How many clients do you handle?
- Do you work with clients virtually?
Why should I claim my free profile on FindMyCPA.com?
Join a platform dedicated to CPAs only. By claiming your free profile, you can update your information to help increase your visibility on our site.
What parts of my profile can I update with basic membership?
By claiming a basic profile, you can list the services you offer, highlight key industries you serve, update your business hours, and verify all contact information.
What are the benefits of upgrading to a premium membership?
By upgrading to a premium membership, you unlock many more features:
- Add a custom biography about your self and add a picture to your profile;
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What are the annual costs of a premium membership?
The annual fee for a Premium Membership is $299/year.
How do I join the Facebook community for premium members?
Once you sign up to be a premium member on our site, go to our Community Facebook group and request to join the group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/findmycpacommunity/
How do I become a guest writer on the FindMyCPA.com blog?
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