AICPA Key Initiatives 

Published November 16, 2015

In support of its mission to power members for success and protect the public interest, the AICPA engages in many activities and major programs. Listed here are some of the profession's current key initiatives. Learn about other efforts by visiting the AICPA Activities and Major Programs page.

Enhancing Audit Quality Image

Enhancing Audit Quality

The Enhancing Audit Quality (EAQ) initiative is a holistic effort to drive high-quality audit performance in an increasingly complex business environment. In May 2015, the AICPA issued the 6-Point Plan to Improve Audits, a roadmap for integrating quality enhancements throughout the audit process.
AICPA Tax Reform Resource Center

Tax Reform Resource Center

The incoming Trump administration, along with an aligned Republican-led House and Senate, is committed to making tax reform a top priority for 2017. We are likely to see legislative measures pass by the summer. To help members stay informed on and manage changes related to tax reform, the AICPA has launched a new Tax Reform Resource Center ( Whatever your interest, you’ll find all the news, tools and analysis you need here.
 AICPA Not-For-Profit Section

Not-For-Profit Member Section

The AICPA’s Not-for-Profit Section is a centralized resource to support not-for-profits (NFPs) and the professionals who serve NFPs.

#CPAPowered Campaign

#CPAPOWERED Campaign Resources for CPAs

This award-winning national campaign demonstrates to small business owners the value of hiring a CPA. The campaign also offers CPAs resources to help them educate small business owners about their services and the ways CPAs can be trusted advisers.

Accounting Horizons

AICPA, CIMA to Position Profession for Continued Success

Members of the AICPA and The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) overwhelmingly approved creating a new international accounting association to integrate operations and represent the entire accounting profession, while preserving the membership bodies of both organizations.  Together, we will strengthen advocacy, accelerate efforts to boost member employability, and provide additional resources.
 AICPA | CIMA Competency and Learning Website

AICPA | CIMA Competency and Learning Website

What do you want to learn today? Where, when and how? The AICPA | CIMA Competency and Learning website is professional development your way. The website features more than 1,600 articles, publications, videos, webcasts and more to support lifelong learning. Content is being added on a regular basis to meet the learning needs of AICPA members in all work environments. 
 AICPA Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity and Inclusion

The AICPA offers a variety of tools to assess and track progress on attaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. Resources for success include the Accounting Inclusion Maturity Model, Recruitment and Retention Toolkit and Inclusion Solutions Newsletter.



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