AICPA Offers New Tool for Crafting Effective Client Engagement Letters
...of the keys to a successful CPA practice is defining the scope of client engagements as clearly and precisely as possible, right from the start. With that in mind, the American Institute of CPAs has developed a new online practice aid that offers customizable sample letters and expert commentary
Published on November 20, 2012
AICPA Offers Guidance on New Clarified Auditing Standards
The AICPA's new clarified auditing standards take effect next month, and the organization offers a wealth of materials to get practitioners up to speed on the transition.
Published on November 28, 2012
US Investors Renew Call for Audit Partner Disclosure
The Accountant, a UK publication, reported on the Council of Institutional Investors’ (CII) request that the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) include an engagement partner disclosure requirement in the scope of the PCAOB's policy standards agenda
Published on August 27, 2014
AICPA Hails SECs Adoption of Rule Exempting Accountants from Municipal Advisor Registration
Statement from Barry C. Melancon, CPA, CGMA, president and CEO of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), in reaction to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) adoption of a final rule related to the registration of municipal advisors.
Published on September 27, 2013
CPA2Biz To Offer Blueprint for Transforming Firms at Digital CPA Conference
CPA2Biz, the technology subsidiary of the American Institute of CPAs, today announced it is launching a new conference for firms that want to maximize growth with innovative services delivered through the cloud
Published on June 12, 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
AICPA Voices Deep Concerns about Voluntary Program Proposed by IRS To Regulate Tax Return Preparers
The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) expressed its opposition today to a voluntary tax return preparer regulation program that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is planning in a letter to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. The IRS was blocked from implementing a mandatory regulation program by court decisions in Loving v
Published on May 21, 2014