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Infrastructure changes to the CPA Exam in 2024

April 18, 2022

The AICPA is making multiple changes to the CPA Exam to reduce exam construction complexity, improve CPA Exam software performance, and provide greater flexibility in future delivery, all while maintaining a rigorous exam. Rather than implement these changes now and delay score releases, the AICPA will make these changes concurrently with the launch of the CPA Evolution-aligned CPA Exam in January 2024, taking advantage of score delays that will occur with the launch of the new exam.

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Legislation introduced in Senate to recognize accounting as a STEM field

April 18, 2022

In December 2021, the STEM Education in Accounting Act, S. 3398, was introduced in the Senate. The legislation would help bolster the argument that accounting is a STEM field by allowing STEM K-12 grant funding to be used for accounting awareness and education.

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NE Chamber launches Workforce & Economic Dashboard

March 10, 2022

The newly launched Nebraska Chamber Foundation Workforce & Economic Dashboard offers insights into Nebraska's economy.

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Tax Foundation analyzes Blueprint Nebraska proposal

March 10, 2022

The Nebraska Revenue Committee recently heard LB1264, a bill to modernize Nebraska’s tax structure by reducing income tax rates, repealing the inheritance tax, expanding the sales tax base, and eliminating most incentives. Here's what the Tax Foundation has to say about the bill.

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The Good Life Is Calling!

December 21, 2021

The story of Nebraska has been under-told and under-sold and it's time for that to change. Join us as we promote our welcoming communities, work-life balance and the widespread opportunities that exist in our state. Help us be a voice for Nebraska as we show the rest of the country that the Good Life is Calling.

How to use FIRE to retire early

August 14, 2021

The FIRE movement, which stands for Financial Independence Retire Early, involves thinking about retirement in terms of a financial number, rather than an age. Here is a closer look at what the movement entails and how people can achieve their target number by slashing expenses or by employing other strategies.

Resources to help find where you can go to get your COVID-19 Vaccine

August 14, 2021

HHS and CDC have put together three easy ways to find the closest locations to you that are administering vaccines 1. Text a zip code to GET-VAX (438-829). 2. Go to and click “Find Vaccines.” 3. Call 1-800-232-0233 to speak directly with someone. If you would like more information on best practices, what to do if you are feeling ill, and up-to-date updates, please visit: You can also contact the CDC for more information at 800-232-4636.