Big Changes Are Coming to REG on January 1, 2019—When Should You Sit?

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The Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 that was passed by the U.S. Congress in the waning days of 2017 has created a number of updates to the Regulation (REG) section of the CPA Exam that will be eligible for testing on January 1, 2019.

When Should You Sit for the REG Exam?

It’s a good question—and it’s one that we posed to Dr. Greg Carnes, CPA, Dean of the College of Business at the University of North Alabama and Wiley CPAexcel Author and Lecturer. His response: Well, it depends …

Dr. Carnes provided us with a great video overview below. In just two minutes, he covers many of changes coming to the REG section and offers clear guidelines on when you should sit for the exam based on your current knowledge and previous studies.

Watch Dr. Carnes’ video overview:

Need a REG Refresher?

With so many changes coming to the REG section of the CPA Exam, you’d be smart to dive back into your studies to ensure your knowledge is up to date. The Wiley CPAexcel study materials have been fully updated for the current exam through the end of 2018. Materials will be updated again in November for the 2019 CPA Exam. If you’re a current student, just log in to your account and get studying. With 100% free online course updates and repeats until you pass the exam, you will always have the latest and greatest study material.

If you’re new, we encourage you to give Wiley CPAexcel a test drive: Sign up for 14 days of free access to the online course.