Membership

    Overview of FVS Section Benefits for Prospective Members 


    A group of people discuss benefits of joining the FVS SectionThe AICPA’s Forensic and Valuation Services (FVS) Section provides tools and resources for CPAs specializing in forensic accounting and business valuation services to serve their clients and enhance their business. The FVS Section’s efforts to support its members are centered upon the following six areas: Advocacy, Certification, Community, News & Information, Practice Development, and Professional Development.  For more information on the advantages of becoming an FVS Section member, see The Quick Reference Guide to the Forensic and Valuation Services Section.  Additionally, if you are interested in becoming a credential holder and would like to pursue this path, please see our step-by-step guides titled: Roadmap to the ABV Credential or Roadmap to the CFF Credential.

    Join the FVS Section today!!  (NOTE: Requires AICPA member login once directed to www.CPA2Biz.com.)

    Advantages to being an FVS Member
     
    One of the primary benefits of FVS Section membership is the ability to take advantage of the significant discounts we provide to our members on the AICPA’s FVS-related products.  See below an example of the savings that are included with an annual $200 FVS Section membership fee.* 


     

     Price

    FVS Savings Compared to:

    Example Course or product

    Non-AICPA member

    AICPA member

    FVS Section member 

    Non-AICPA member

    AICPA member

    FVS-Related Practice Aids and Other Non-Authoritative Guidance

    Calculating IP Infringement Damages Practice Aid

    $70

    $56

    $0

    $70

    $56

    Discount Rates, Risk, and Uncertainty in Economic Damages Calculations Practice Aid

    $70

    $56

    $0

    $70

    $56

    Practice Aid 07-1: Forensic Accounting – Fraud Investigations

    $70

    $56

    $0

    $70

    $56

    Practice Aid 06-4: Calculating Lost Profits

    $70

    $56

    $0

    $70

    $56

    Special Report 09-1, Introduction to Civil Litigation Services

    $70

    $56

    $0

    $70

    $56

    FVS-Related Webcasts  (e.g., 1 webcaseequaling 2 CPE credits)

    $124

    $99

    $79

    $45

    $20

    FVS-Related Conferences and Workshops:

    2013 FVS Conference

    $1,270

    $970

    $870

    $500

    $100

    2013 Family Law Conference

    $1,270

    $970 

    $870

    $500

    $100

    AICPA Expert Witness Skills Workshop

    $2,395

    $2,095

    $1,995

    $400

    $100

    AICPA National BV School

    $2,275 

    $1,975

    $1,875

    $400

    $100

    CFF/ABV Exam Review Course (live)

    $1,200  

    $960

    $800

    $400

    $160

    Exclusive FVS Section Member Benefits:

    Business Brokerage Press Business Reference Guide Online

    $189

    $189

    $0

    $189

    $189

    Daubert Tracker (annual subscription)

    $295

    $295

    $0

    $295

    $295

    ABV Exam Review Course (self-study)

    $600

    $480

    $384

    $216

    $96

    CFF/ABV Exam Registration

    $500

    $400

    $300

    $200

    $100

    Total

    $10,455

    $8,703

    $7,158

    $3,497

    $1,545

    Value in excess of FVS Section Membership fee of $200

    -

     -

     -

    $3,297

    $1,345

               
    *This is not intended to be an all-inclusive representation but only a scenario representing a portion of the benefits offered through FVS Section Membership.
               
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