CFA Certification vs. Other Finance Certifications: Making the Right Choice for Your Career

In the dynamic and competitive field of finance, pursuing a professional certification is a strategic move to enhance your knowledge, skills, and career prospects. While there are several finance certifications available, the CFA Certification stands out as one of the most prestigious. In this article, we’ll compare the CFA program with other prominent finance certifications, … Continue reading "CFA Certification vs. Other Finance Certifications: Making the Right Choice for Your Career"

Part 1: How Investing in Your CFA® Candidates Benefits Your Organization

This is the first in a three-part series of articles focusing on the significant benefits that investing in an effective CFA learning program can have for your organization and employees. Part 1: Benefits to Your Organization Part 2: Benefits to Your Employees Part 3: Critical Elements of a Successful CFA Learning Program   Achieving the … Continue reading "Part 1: How Investing in Your CFA® Candidates Benefits Your Organization"

Most Frequently Asked Questions About Level I of the CFA® Exam

If you have considered sitting for CFA level Iexam, you probably have questions. You’re always welcome to reach out to our knowledgeable Student Support team with any questions you have about preparing for the exam. Here is a list of most frequently asked questions we receive from people preparing to take the first step toward … Continue reading "Most Frequently Asked Questions About Level I of the CFA® Exam"

How to prepare a successful CFA study plan

The CFA program requires candidates to pass three separate exams. Each CFA level requires candidates to prepare a lot of material. To be successful, you need to prepare an effective CFA study plan that includes a detailed prep schedule. Having a study schedule can help you organize your study planner around the topics on which … Continue reading "How to prepare a successful CFA study plan"

FAQ’s on Corporate Income Tax

What is Corporate Income Tax in the UAE? Corporate tax is a direct federal tax imposed on the profit of most businesses, corporations, and other entities operating with a commercial license in the UAE. The federal government has imposed a 9% tax effective from June 1st, 2023 on a taxable income of AED 375,000 or … Continue reading "FAQ’s on Corporate Income Tax"

Steps to follow for filing Value Added Tax (VAT) in the UAE

  Determine VAT registration requirements: Assess whether your business meets the criteria for mandatory VAT registration. If your annual taxable supplies exceed the threshold set by the UAE Federal Tax Authority (currently AED 375,000), you must register for VAT. Classify your supplies: Categorize your goods and services based on their VAT treatment. The main classifications … Continue reading "Steps to follow for filing Value Added Tax (VAT) in the UAE"

Impact of VAT on Businesses

Value Added Tax (VAT) can have several impacts on businesses. Here are some ways in which VAT can impact businesses: Financial Impact: VAT imposes an additional cost on businesses as they are required to collect VAT from their customers and remit it to the tax authorities. This can affect cash flow management, especially for businesses … Continue reading "Impact of VAT on Businesses"

Career Pathways with the ESG Certification

Obtaining the ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) certification from the CFA Institute opens up a range of exciting and impactful career opportunities in the rapidly growing field of sustainable finance. Here are some potential career pathways you can pursue with the CFA Institute ESG certification: Sustainable Investment Analyst: Utilize your ESG expertise to analyze investment … Continue reading "Career Pathways with the ESG Certification"

How does the ESG Certification compliment the CFA program?

As the importance of ESG continues to grow, professionals with CFA Institute ESG certification are well-positioned to make a meaningful impact on both the financial industry and the broader global sustainability agenda. Here’s how the ESG certificate enhances and complements the CFA program: Incorporating ESG Considerations: The ESG certificate delves deeper into the integration of … Continue reading "How does the ESG Certification compliment the CFA program?"

Advantages of Choosing Kaplan’s ACCA Approved Study Materials for Your Exam Preparation

Studying from Kaplan’s ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) approved study material offers several advantages that make it a preferred choice for many ACCA candidates. While there are various study materials available in the market, Kaplan’s approved resources stand out for the following reasons: Accurate and Reliable Content: Kaplan’s study materials are approved by ACCA, … Continue reading "Advantages of Choosing Kaplan’s ACCA Approved Study Materials for Your Exam Preparation"