The PCPS Firm Practice Center provides access to a wide variety of valuable information and resources to make your firm successful. We partner all of our associated state CPA societies to keep member firms informed of issues and trends affecting the profession
Published on January 29, 2013
Private Companies Practice Section History
Private Companies Practice Section (PCPS) was founded by a vote of the AICPA Governing Council in 1977 to establish a voluntary quality assurance program within the AICPA for CPA firms, in response to Washington 's scrutiny of several major business failures
Published on February 20, 2013
Keeping Up with COSO
This issue of the PCPS News & Views newsletter covers COSO's issuance of an updated Internal Control–Integrated Framework and CPAs Sara Lord and Dustin Verity offer views regarding this recent development.
Published on August 13, 2013
Dont Plan to Fail!
The small firm article, written by Rusty Roy, CPA, in the October issue of The Practicing CPA e-newsletter discusses the importance of practice continuation agreements for sole practitioners and small firm owners. This article explains different aspects...
Published on October 29, 2013
PCPS CPA Horizons 2025 Toolkit
Take part in the CPA profession’s efforts to anticipate and plan for the future. Conduct a “Future Forum” in your firm using the CPA Horizons 2025 Toolkit provided here. Co-developed by the...
Published on March 07, 2014
CPA Horizons 2025 Report
This document reviews the overall findings of the AICPA’s CPA Horizons 2025 Project and reaches out to CPAs, as well as to regulators, state societies and young professionals for insight on how global forces will affect the profession
Published on March 13, 2013
PCPS Team Members
This page provides an overview of the PCPS team, and lists each team member's roles and contact information. Feel free to contact any member of the PCPS team with questions or comments.
Published on February 27, 2014
PCPS Reveals It All
The July issue of the PCPS News & Views e-newsletter provides an overview of the most recent PCPS Executive Committee and Technical Issues Committee joint meeting and 2013 PCPS CPA Firm Top Issues Survey. Learn how to tackle the top issues including health care reform using PCPS resources and understand
Published on July 23, 2013
Trusted Business Advisor 2.0 Toolbox
It is an exciting time in the profession and CPAs who look beyond traditional services and build on their Trusted Business Advisor role (consulting and advisory services) will grow their practice and enhance their value to clients!
Published on January 17, 2014
Using Internships to Stand Out in Recruiting
The Medium Firm article, written by Courtney Marti, in the August issue of The Practicing CPA e-newsletter provides details and benefits of implementing an internship program. This article provides ideas on how to recruit candidates and get involved with local colleges and universities
Published on August 30, 2013