July 19, 2018

improvement

PwC Out of the Running for This Year’s “Worst Performance By a Big 4 Audit Firm”

The PCAOB, bless their hearts, released a forgettable inspection report from PwC today. The deficiency rate, 29%, is still in the range we're used to, but was lower than last year, so that's something. Michael Rapoport reports that this deficiency rate is better than EY's (36%) but not as good as Deloitte's (21%) and that […]

Let’s Discuss: 2012 CPA Exam Pass Rates

We don't really have any theories behind the enormous improvement in CPA exam scores for 2012; maybe it's something in the water, maybe it's that the exam is getting easier like all the old school paper-and-pencil people say, maybe it's that shift in consciousness the Mayans promised. Whatever. They're up and that's what matters. Here […]