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
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
Wanted CPAs Who Can Vet Outsourced IT Systems
CPAs with information technology systems expertise are finding it can lead to a beneficial new line of business when companies outsource all or part of their information technology.
Published on July 05, 2012
AICPA Publishes New Attest Guidance for Reporting on Controls at a Service Organization
As companies take advantage of new technologies, such as cloud computing, and increasingly outsource functions to service organizations, these companies are requesting information and assurance that will enable them to assess and address the risks associated with an outsourced service. The American Institute of CPAs has issued new guidance that enables
Published on June 29, 2011
AICPA and SHRM Launch Workplace Leader in Financial Education Award
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Society for Human Resource Management today launched the “Workplace Leader in Financial Education Award,” the first national honor for employers who provide financial education programs that improve the personal well-being of their employees.
Published on March 29, 2011
Leading Cloud Security Group Endorses AICPAs Reporting Framework for Evaluating Controls Over Cloud Providers
The AICPA's framework for evaluating technology-related controls and other safeguards used by cloud service providers has been endorsed by the Cloud Security Alliance, a leading group that promotes the use of best practices on security assurance within cloud computing.
Published on February 26, 2013
AICPA Releases Latest Interactive Checklists to Speed Tax Preparation
Just in time for tax season, the American Institute of CPAs has enhanced Interactive Tax Checklists, a web-based tool that allows accounting professionals to work more collaboratively and efficiently when preparing returns.
Published on November 09, 2012
American Accounting Association and AICPA Pathways Commission Seeks Public Comment, Recommendations by Jan. 5 on the Fut...
Pathways Commission, a joint project of the American Accounting Association and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, is seeking public comment and recommendations on future paths of higher education for the accounting profession by Jan. 5.
Published on December 06, 2010
AICPA Announces Donny Shimamoto as Inaugural Winner of Maximo Mukelabai Award
The AICPA has named Donny Shimamoto, CPA, CGMA, CITP, Founder & Managing Director, IntrapriseTechKnowlogies LLC, as the first ever winner of the Maximo Mukelabai Award.
Published on July 05, 2012
CPAs Increasingly Asked to Address Information Technology Challenges for Clients
Certified Public Accountants are increasingly being asked to solve information technology problems for clients and prospective clients, according to the 2010 Top Technology Initiatives Survey by the AICPA.
Published on June 04, 2010
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
Report How the Cloud Changes the Game for CPAs Offering Client Accounting Services
The cloud is reinvigorating client accounting services for small and midsize businesses, and CPA firms that want to take advantage of this trend need to help their clients embrace digital technologies, according to Geoffrey Moore, tech consultant and bestselling author of “Crossing the Chasm.”
Published on December 06, 2012
The Pathways Commission Announces Recommendation Leaders
Today the Pathways Commission announced the twelve Recommendation Leaders who will implement recommendations set forth in the Pathways Commission Report.
Published on November 12, 2012
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 28, 2011
AICPA Appoints Four New Members of Auditing Standards Board
The AICPA has named four new members to its Auditing Standards Board which develops auditing, attestation, and quality control standards for non-public audit engagements
Published on March 03, 2009