2 - Preparation

ACAT Step 2

Step 2: Decide on a method of preparation 

Written by leading CPAs, EAs, tax law, and ethics experts to provide and published by the National Society of Accountants (NSA).​ Each course and exam are created using the exam outline/blueprint, making them an essential tool to help determine how and what you need to review prior to examination. Exam outlines and blueprints can be found on the individual exam webpages. 

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