Technical Hotline

The AICPA's accounting and auditing technical hotline provides members with free, high-quality technical assistance by phone concerning issues related to: accounting principles and financial reporting; auditing, attestation, compilation and review standards. The hotline is available from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern time. Questions may be submitted electronically by filling out the Technical Inquiry Form.

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About the Technical Hotline 

The AICPA Technical Hotline is intended to enhance members' knowledge and application of professional judgment by providing free, prompt, high-quality technical assistance. The team staffs the technical hotline service from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern time and answers around 23,000 calls annually.

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Preparation, Compilation, and Review Engagements Guide

Updated as of March 1, 2015, this authoritative guide covers the AICPA’s newly issued SSARS No. 21 standard, the new preparation engagement, and interpretive guidance and implementation strategies for all preparation, compilation and review engagements.

Reporting on Controls at a Service Organization - SSAE No. 16

This SSAE is effective for service auditors' reports for periods ending on or after June 15, 2011. Earlier implementation is permitted.

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