AICPA Governmental Accounting and Auditing Update Conference
...Review of GASB Pension Standards Economic Outlook for Federal, State and Local Governments Analysis of New Yellow Book and Related Auditor Independence Changes Updates from OMB, GAO, GASB and FASAB You are invited to cover
Published on August 13, 2012
Robert Herz Announces Retirement
FASB Chairman Robert Herz retires after eight years leading the U.S. standards board
Published on August 25, 2010
AICPA Offers Executive Workshop on Sustainability and Risk Management
The AICPA will hold a May 2-3 workshop on corporate oversight of fsustainability risks and opportunities.
Published on April 11, 2013
AICPA Comment Letter to the International Financial Reporting Standards Foundations Monitoring Board
Today, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants sent a comment letter to the International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation’s Monitoring Board regarding its Feb. 7, “Consultative Report on the Review of the IFRS’ Governance.”
Published on April 01, 2011
AICPA, NASBA, and Prometric Announce Successful Launch of New Uniform CPA Examination
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, and Prometric today launched the new Uniform CPA Examination, called CBT-e, which includes for the first time questions on International Financial Reporting Standards among other sweeping and significant changes.
Published on January 05, 2011
AICPA to Testify on IRS Program to Regulate Paid Tax Return Preparers
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants supports the Internal Revenue Service’s program as it is currently structured to regulate paid tax return preparers, Patricia Thompson, chair of the AICPA Tax Executive Committee, will tell the House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee at a hearing Thursday.
Published on July 27, 2011
AICPA to Testify on Tax Reform at House Ways & Means Committee
The AICPAbelieves that current tax law is often incomprehensible and that compliance burdens for individual taxpayers are too heavy, both in terms of time required and out-of-pocket cost, Annette Nellen, chair of the AICPA Individual Income Taxation Technical Resource Panel, will tell the House Ways and Means Committee at a
Published on April 12, 2011
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
Jeffrey A. Porter, Vice Chair of AICPAs Tax Executive Committee,To Testify at House Small Business Hearing That Tax Unce...
Jeffrey A. Porter, vice chair of the American Institute of CPAs’ Tax Executive Committee, will testify on Thursday, Sept. 13, at a hearing titled, Adding to Uncertainty: Small Businesses’ Perspectives on the Tax Cliff.
Published on September 12, 2012
Paul V. Stahlin Elected Chairman of AICPA
Paul V. Stahlin, CPA, is the new chairman of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. His term is one year.
Published on October 19, 2010
AICPA Opposes DOLs Proposed Changes to the Definition of Fiduciary
Robert Reilly, CPA, ABV, member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Forensic and Valuation Services Committee, testified against proposed changes to the definition of 'fiduciary' at today's U.S. Department of Labor Employee Benefits Security Administration hearing.
Published on March 02, 2011
Blue Ribbon Panel Addressing Standards Weighs GAAP With Exceptions And A Separate Standards Board
A majority of the blue ribbon panel addressing how U.S. accounting standards can best meet the needs of users of private company financial statements believe there is a need for a new standard-setting model that follows Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP) with exceptions for private companies.
Published on October 08, 2010
CGMA Report Poor Talent Management Stifling Innovation, Capping Financial Growth
Four in 10 C-suite executives around the world say their companies are missing performance targets and growth opportunities because of ineffective talent management, according to a new report for Chartered Global Management Accountants by the American Institute of CPAs and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
Published on September 18, 2012
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