AICPA Tells IRS Tax Preparer ID Plan and Stricter Ethics Requirements Will Help Protect Taxpayers, But Warns Changes Cou...
...an Internal Revenue Service hearing that a plan to require a unique identification number for all paid U.S. tax preparers with penalties and ethics requirements will improve the competence and ethics of non-CPA tax preparers but a proposal to provide an IRS exam risks confusing the
Published on May 06, 2010
AICPA Introduces IFRS Certificate Program Based on Comprehensive, Integrated Curriculum, Online Study
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants introduced a new course of study leading to a Certificate of Educational Achievement in International Financial Reporting Standards
Published on March 31, 2011
NASBA and AICPA Issue Proposed Revisions to Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Provider Standards
The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) today issued proposed revisions to the Statement on Standards for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Programs (Standards), the framework for the development, presentation, measurement and reporting of CPE programs.
Published on August 15, 2011
AICPA and CIMA Launch New Professional Learning and Development Website to Enable CGMAs to Meet Employers Needs
The AICPA and CIMA today launched a new professional learning and development website for Chartered Global Management Accountants that will equip them with the competencies required to maintain and improve their employability in today’s challenging business environment.
Published on February 17, 2015
Statement of AICPA President and CEO Barry C. Melancon before the House Capital Markets Subcommittee Accounting and Audi...
Barry C. Melancon, president and CEO of the American Institute of CPAs, told members of the House Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises that the AICPA supports a strong, balanced and independent regulatory structure that protects investors but does not restrict the flow of capital.
Published on March 28, 2012
AICPA Outlines Plans and Perspectives on Enhancing Audit Quality
The AICPA has posted a discussion paper on its Enhancing Audit Quality initiative, designed to provide high-quality services that protect the public.
Published on August 07, 2014
House Members Tell Secretary Geithner of Concerns Regarding IRS Proposal to Regulate Tax Return Preparers
Thirty-one members of the U.S. House of Representatives sent a bipartisan letter to Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner urging changes in the Internal Revenue Service’s proposed plan to regulate paid income tax return preparers. The House lawmakers a
Published on August 10, 2010
Global Survey Findings On Accounting For Sustainability Practices Released By CIMA, AICPA and CICA
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants released a landmark survey measuring the state of accounting for sustainability in the UK and North America.
Published on December 16, 2010
AICPA Urges IRS to Revise Proposed Tax Preparer User Fee Regulations
The user fees would apply to individuals who are required to take the IRS competency examination in order to become Registered Tax Return Preparers and for fingerprinting those individuals who participate in the preparer tax identification number (PTIN), acceptance agent and authorized e-file provider programs.
Published on October 07, 2011