2016 Peer Review Firm Terminations 


Effective January, 2016:

Failure to complete a corrective action

The AICPA Peer Review Program terminated the following firm's enrollment in the AICPA Peer Review Program for failure to cooperate. The firm did not complete corrective actions designed to remediate deficiencies identified in the firm’s most recent peer review.

Cartasano, J. Brown & Company, LLC, CPAs – Union, NJ

Failure to submit a signed acknowledgement letter

The AICPA Peer Review Program terminated the following firm’s enrollment in the AICPA Peer Review Program for failure to cooperate. The firm did not timely submit evidence of agreement to perform remedial actions as required as a condition of completion of its peer review.

Thad H. Scott and Company – Fresno, CA

Noncooperation related to omission or misrepresentation of information

The AICPA Peer Review Program terminated the following firm’s enrollment in the AICPA Peer Review Program for failure to cooperate. The firm either omitted or misrepresented information that should have been provided to their peer reviewer relating to its accounting and auditing practice.

Willis & Hecker – Dayton, OH

Effective March, 2016:

Failing to complete its peer review after it has commenced

The AICPA Peer Review Program terminated the following firm’s enrollment in the AICPA Peer Review Program for failure to cooperate. The firm did not timely submit to its administering entity documents required to complete the acceptance process of its peer review.

T. Rohde & Associates, LLC – Hartford, CT

Effective April, 2016

Failing to complete its peer review after it has commenced

The AICPA Peer Review Program terminated the following firm’s enrollment in the AICPA Peer Review Program for failure to cooperate. The firm did not timely submit to its administering entity documents required to complete the acceptance process of its peer review.

Joe H Shollenbarger P C – Amarillo, TX

Failure to complete a corrective action

The AICPA Peer Review Program terminated the following firms’ enrollment in the AICPA Peer Review Program for failure to cooperate. The firms did not complete corrective actions designed to remediate deficiencies identified in the firm’s most recent peer review.

Pieper & Associates, P. C. – Blue Springs, MO
Schmidt & Company LLC – Lee’s Summit, MO

Effective May, 2016:

Consecutive non-pass reports in system reviews

The AICPA Peer Review Program terminated the following firm’s enrollment in the AICPA Peer Review Program for failure to cooperate by failing to design a system of quality control, and/or sufficiently complying with such a system, that would provide the firm with reasonable assurance of performing and reporting in conformity with applicable professional standards in all material respects, such that the firm received consecutive pass with deficiency or fail reports.

David O. Tate – Mangum, OK

Consecutive non-pass reports in engagement reviews

The AICPA Peer Review Program terminated the following firm’s enrollment in the AICPA Peer Review Program for failure to cooperate by continually failing to perform and report on engagements selected for peer review in conformity with applicable professional standards in all material respects, such that the firm received consecutive pass with deficiency or fail reports.

Edwin Alan Maxcy – Houston, TX

Effective June, 2016

Failure to complete a corrective action

The AICPA Peer Review Program terminated the following firms’ enrollment in the AICPA Peer Review Program for failure to cooperate. The firms did not complete corrective actions designed to remediate deficiencies identified in the firm’s most recent peer review.

David M. Chinaka, CPA, Inc. – Honolulu, HI
Marvin D. Chamberlain – Twin Falls, ID

Consecutive non-pass reports in system reviews

The AICPA Peer Review Program terminated the following firm’s enrollment in the AICPA Peer Review Program for failure to cooperate by failing to design a system of quality control, and/or sufficiently complying with such a system, that would provide the firm with reasonable assurance of performing and reporting in conformity with applicable professional standards in all material respects, such that the firm received consecutive pass with deficiency or fail reports.

Echols & Associates, P.C. – Mendota, IL

Failing to submit signed acknowledgement letter

The AICPA Peer Review Program terminated the following firm’s enrollment in the AICPA Peer Review Program for failure to cooperate. The firm did not timely submit evidence of agreement to perform remedial actions as required as a condition of completion of its peer review.

Joseph Scansaroli – Johnstown, PA

Effective July, 2016:

Failure to complete a corrective action

The AICPA Peer Review Program terminated the following firms’ enrollment in the AICPA Peer Review Program for failure to cooperate. The firms did not complete corrective actions designed to remediate deficiencies identified in the firm’s most recent peer review.

Ivan W. Harper – Brooklyn, NY
Cozza & Steuer – Cleveland, OH
Wolfgang Ritter, CPA, S.C. – South Milwaukee, WI

Failing to submit signed acknowledgement letter

The AICPA Peer Review Program terminated the following firm’s enrollment in the AICPA Peer Review Program for failure to cooperate. The firm did not timely submit evidence of agreement to perform remedial actions as required as a condition of completion of its peer review.

Kayla Paul-Lindsey CPA Firm, P.C. – Jackson, MS

Effective August, 2016:

Failure to complete a corrective action

The AICPA Peer Review Program terminated the following firm's enrollment in the AICPA Peer Review Program for failure to cooperate. The firm did not complete corrective actions designed to remediate deficiencies identified in their firm’s most recent peer review.

Danny B. Reyes, CPA – Los Angeles, CA
S.H. Bernstein & Assoc., CPA, P.C. – Valley Stream, NY

Failing to complete its peer review after it has commenced

The AICPA Peer Review Program terminated the following firm’s enrollment in the AICPA Peer Review Program for failure to cooperate. The firm did not timely submit to its administering entity documents required to complete the acceptance process of its peer review.

DKM Certified Public Accountants – Clearwater, FL

Consecutive non-pass reports in system reviews

The AICPA Peer Review Program terminated the following firm’s enrollment in the AICPA Peer Review Program for failure to cooperate by failing to design a system of quality control, and/or sufficiently complying with such a system, that would provide the firm with reasonable assurance of performing and reporting in conformity with applicable professional standards in all material respects, such that the firm received consecutive pass with deficiency or fail reports.

Vie Mixon – The Woodlands, TX

Noncooperation related to omission or misrepresentation of information

The AICPA Peer Review Program terminated the following firm’s enrollment in the AICPA Peer Review Program for failure to cooperate. The firm either omitted or misrepresented information that should have been provided to their peer reviewer relating to its accounting and auditing practice.

Charles Alexander III – Louisville, KY

Effective September, 2016:

Failure to complete a corrective action

The AICPA Peer Review Program terminated the following firm's enrollment in the AICPA Peer Review Program for failure to cooperate. The firm did not complete corrective actions designed to remediate deficiencies identified in their firm’s most recent peer review.

Marvin Mason – Encino, CA
John L. Bell, CPA, PA – Rock Hill, SC
Boniface C. Azide – Dallas, TX

Consecutive non-pass reports in system reviews

The AICPA Peer Review Program terminated the following firm’s enrollment in the AICPA Peer Review Program for failure to cooperate by failing to design a system of quality control, and/or sufficiently complying with such a system, that would provide the firm with reasonable assurance of performing and reporting in conformity with applicable professional standards in all material respects, such that the firm received consecutive pass with deficiency or fail reports.

James Moon Accountancy Corporation – Gardenia, CA
Gregory J. Della Pia – Montville, NJ
Jammie L. Eubanks, CPA, P.A. – Monroe, NC
Arms, Shilling & Pye, P.C. – Tyler, TX

Effective December, 2016: 

Failure to complete a corrective action

The AICPA Peer Review Program terminated the following firm's enrollment in the AICPA Peer Review Program for failure to cooperate. The firm did not complete corrective actions designed to remediate deficiencies identified in the firm’s most recent peer review.

The Sharpton Group – Miami, FL
Patricia Young – Milton, PA

Noncooperation related to omission or misrepresentation of information

The AICPA Peer Review Program terminated the following firm’s enrollment in the AICPA Peer Review Program for failure to cooperate. The firm either omitted or misrepresented information that should have been provided to their peer reviewer relating to its accounting and auditing practice.

Lloyd B. Marshall Jr – Picayune, MS
Jones, Kluesner and Day – Carlsbad, NM
Dustin A Jones, CPA – Broken Arrow, OK




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