AICPA Modernizes Non-Audit Standards for Accountants in Public Practice
SSARS No. 21 represents the AICPA’s Accounting and Review Services Committee’s (ARSC) efforts to clarify and revise the standards for members in public practice who perform reviews, compilations, and engagements to prepare financial statements
Published on October 21, 2014
AICPAs Concept Paper Proposes Transformation of Professions Peer Review Program
Unveiling a thought-provoking vision of what peer review could become, the American Institute of CPAs has issued a concept paper that seeks input on the CPA profession’s practice monitoring of the future
Published on December 15, 2014
Continuous Monitoring is Crucial Feature of AICPAs Peer Review Concept
The AICPA's "Peer Review Program for the Future" would replace the current method of reviewing outdated audit information with a "real time" monitoring tool that detects problems and allows an audit firm to self-correct problems before the engagement is complete
Published on December 19, 2014
AICPA Offers New Tool for Crafting Effective Client Engagement Letters
One 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...
Published on November 20, 2012
CAQ and AICPA Issue Member Alert Highlighting Regulatory Changes Applicable to Audits and Attestation Reports of Brokers...
The Center for Audit Quality and AICPA have issued a member alert outlining regulatory changes that are applicable to audits and attestation engagements of brokers and dealers and futures commission merchants, including those entities that are dually-registered
Published on May 12, 2014
Recent Changes to Professional Standards Literature Effective Dec. 15
As the Dec. 15 effective date of several new standards rapidly approaches, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants is providing accountants with an updated source containing all current AICPA standards so they can stay up to date on the rules governing the profession and better serve their clients
Published on December 09, 2010
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 Names New Technical Director for Center for Plain English Accounting
The AICPA named a new technical director for the AICPA Center for Plain English Accounting, a resource hub for local and regional CPA firms seeking detailed, clearly explained guidance on complex accounting and assurance issues.
Published on June 18, 2014
CAQ and AICPA Issue Joint Member Alert Highlighting Independence Rules
This alert serves as a follow-up to the independence guidance provided in the CAQ and AICPA’s original joint alert (Alert #2014-6), issued May 12, 2014.
Published on November 19, 2014
Expert Witnesses Require Advanced Communication and Presentation Skills
To help experts gain valuable testimony experience and increase their confidence on the witness stand, the AICPA is offering the AICPA Expert Witness Skills Workshop, scheduled for April 28-30 in Washington, DC.
Published on March 24, 2011