AICPA Radar Tracking More than 365 Bills in 48 States
The CPA Advocate: May, 2011. Peer review, state boards of accountancy autonomy and CPA mobility are among the state legislative issues that the AICPA is monitoring
Published on June 29, 2011
State Boards of Accountancy General Information
...regulatory agencies that are responsible for administering the uniform CPA examination, licensing of certified public accountants (CPAs) and CPA firms, regulating the public accounting practice, continuing professional education, and peer review. Find out more
Published on October 24, 2013
Common Areas of Inquiry The Proposed Revisions to the Definition of Attest in the Uniform Accountancy Act (UAA)
...and Regulation Team has developed a resource document for the UAA attest proposal currently out for comment, in order to answer common questions that may arise in regard to peer review, independence, government auditing, and CPA firm affiliates
Published on July 31, 2013
AICPA State Regulation and Legislation Team Issues Registration Compliance Advisory to CPA Firms
The AICPA’s State Regulation and Legislation Team has issued an advisory to CPA firms urging them to review their registration compliance procedures to ensure that they are in compliance with out-of-state registration requirements, when performing attest engagements
Published on July 30, 2014
AICPA Looks to 2013 State Legislative Issues to Predict 2014 Activity
The CPA Advocate: January, 2014. Taxes on professional services, threats to mobility, and the funding and structure of state boards of accountancy are key profession issues likely to be debated in state legislatures in 2014.
Published on January 30, 2014
History of the 7th Edition of the UAA
In May 2014, the AICPA and National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) released the 7th edition of the Uniform Accountancy Act (UAA). The UAA is an "evergreen" model licensing law developed to provide a uniform approach to regulation of
Published on May 27, 2014
States Updating Attest Language to Protect the Public Interest
The CPA Advocate: March, 2014. An attest bill supported by the Alabama Society of CPAs was signed into law March 18 in Alabama, and bills in Indiana and Georgia are awaiting gubernatorial approval.
Published on March 27, 2014
Overview of State Issues Related to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
An overview of state issues related to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
Published on February 06, 2014
AICPA and NASBA Release New UAA to Protect the Public Interest States Move to Implement Attest Language
The CPA Advocate: June, 2014. The AICPA is strongly committed to working with state CPA societies, NASBA and state boards of accountancy to see definition of attest legislation passed as soon as possible in all U.S. states and jurisdictions that don’t have language similar to the new UAA language.
Published on June 24, 2014
Potts v. SEC
Brief of amicus curiae for the AICPA in support of the petition of Robert D. Potts. The SEC sanctioned Potts for ""improper professional conduct"" in performing duties as a concurring reviewer during an audit of certain financial statements in 1988 and 1989.
Published on April 02, 2013