Technical Hotline

    The AICPA's accounting and auditing technical hotline provides members with free, high-quality technical assistance by phone concerning issues related to: accounting principles and financial reporting; auditing, attestation, compilation and review standards. The hotline is available from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern time. Questions may be submitted electronically by filling out the Technical Inquiry Form.

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    About the Technical Hotline 

    The AICPA Technical Hotline is intended to enhance members' knowledge and application of professional judgment by providing free, prompt, high-quality technical assistance. The team staffs the technical hotline service from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern time and answers around 23,000 calls annually.

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