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Studying for the CPA Exam: Five tips to save time while studying for the CPA exam

As you know or will find out soon, the process of becoming a CPA is not easy! The act of preparing for, taking, and passing all four parts of the CPA exam requires hundreds of hours of hard work. During this seemingly never-ending and challenging journey, you will experience fatigue and burn-out; however, in my opinion, the worst thing you can do during the CPA exam process is take a long break from studying and taking the CPA exams. I passed all four sections of the CPA exam during a six-month period. Luckily, I did not have to retake any of the exams, which is a common occurrence as the average passing rate is around 40-50% per exam. Having personal experience dealing with the CPA exam process, I want to share valuable tips for conquering the CPA exam. By the time I reached my final exam, I felt confident in my study routine. Most importantly, I felt that my process for preparing for each exam improved each time. I learned how to prepare more efficiently, which saved me lots of t

Tax Tips for Remote Workers: Where do you pay taxes if you work remotely?

Before the COVID-19 shutdown, the ability and choice to work remotely from home was growing in popularity. The popularity of remote work continues to grow thanks to advances in telecommunication technologies, which allow individuals to work remotely outside a traditional office environment while still remaining personally and collaboratively productive. Now, as the entire workforce proved its ability to successfully work from home during the shutdown, I expect exponential growth in remote work offerings. Because of remote work culture, we will see an increase in the number of people working remotely for companies that are based in different states. Remote work outside of your company's state will affect your tax situation. Below, I will explain how and where you pay taxes if you work remotely. Related Posts -  Unemployment Income: What to know about unemployment income if you've been laid off or furloughed -  Understanding your Form W-2 -  State Tax Refunds: Are state tax