Peer Review & Quality Control Document Guidance
Here you will find an Overview of Peer Review Process and Requirements for PCPS Member Firms and the Quality Control Standards. The Program is a systemic evaluation whose value in serving the public interest and firms lies in its educational and remedial nature
Published on January 21, 2015
Suggested Steps in Updating your Quality Control Document
The firm’s quality control document should detail the quality control policies and procedures as it relates specifically to their systems. Provided are four suggested steps to take in updating your Quality Control Document...
Published on April 09, 2013
Stop! Do you have a QC system
The December issue of the Small Firm Solutions e-newsletter encourages small firms to have a quality control system and document. AICPA Vice President of Small Firm Interests, Carl Peterson, provides important elements of a quality control system. He also highlights the PCPS quality control document guidance...
Published on December 15, 2014
Technical Quality and Services Delivery
...tax changes, accounting & auditing standards and use plain English tools and guidance to understand new requirements and in communicating with professional staff and clients. Understand peer review processes and quality control document requirements while also staying abreast of news in the
Published on December 12, 2014
Try Something New This Busy Season
The large firm article, written by Polina S. Chapiro, CPA and Donald J. Snyder, CPA, in the January issue of The Practicing CPA e-newsletter discusses their firm’s busy season preparation process for tax and audit clients. They also identify new process ideas which will be implemented this year. In addition,
Published on January 28, 2014
Chapter 10, Due Diligence, includes a PDF chapter and related tools. The chapter page includes tools that can be used for buyers or sellers when considering an exchange: a Due Diligence Checklist and Practice Summary Sheet.
Published on January 03, 2013
Merger Success Bringing IT into the Equation
This IT article provides IT discussion points that should be considered prior to finalizing a merger and the core technology related items firms should agree upon integrating.
Published on January 09, 2015
The following resources and information will be helpful tools for your practice and will help you understand and apply the tax laws and stay informed of new developments.
Published on January 16, 2015
Working Without Walls
The sole practitioner article, written by Jill Jacobs, CPA in the November issue of The Practicing CPA e-newsletter discusses how this firm operates a successful virtual firm through proper communication and flexibility. The article also highlights why this firm decided to join PCPS.
Published on November 25, 2014
Chemical dependency (either on legal or illegal substances) can cause behavioral changes. The effect of such behavior on client relationships is predictably negative for both the individual and the firm.
Published on February 14, 2012