AICPA Supports IRS Plan to Register All Tax Preparers
...IRS to regulate U.S. tax preparers by requiring nationwide registration of paid tax return preparers in 2011. The IRS’s goals are to enhance compliance and elevate ethical conduct of tax preparers which are consistent with the
Published on March 10, 2010
CGMA Becomes Top Management Accounting Designation in U.S.
U.S. CGMA designation holders are present in 91 of Fortune 100 companies, according to AICPA research, and 440 of the Fortune 500. Nearly a third work in C-suite level roles, including CEO, CFO, COO and president. Globally, there are more than 128,000 total CGMA designation holders who are helping shape
Published on January 31, 2013
Beta Alpha Psi Honors San Diego State University Student with Medal of Inspiration
Accounting WEB reports that the AICPA has named Andrey Stoyan Beta Alpha Psi's 2013 Medal of Inspiration Award winner.
Published on September 20, 2013
AICPA Issues Additional Guidance for CPAs Who Offer Personal Financial Planning Services
The American Institute of CPAs today released additional guidance for CPAs who offer personal financial planning services, issuing practice standards that apply the Institute’s rigorous code of professional conduct to the rapidly growing discipline. The standards build on the robust oversight of CPAs and come as clients seek advice on
Published on January 21, 2014
AICPA Submits Civil Tax Penalty Reform Proposals to Congress
The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) on April 11, 2013 sent to Congress its legislative proposals for reforming the civil tax penalty provisions of the Internal Revenue Code so they are clearer and fairer and, consequently, do a better job of encouraging voluntary compliance with the nation’s tax laws
Published on April 12, 2013
CGMA Report Reveals Gap in Rhetoric, Reality on Business Ethics
Four out of five businesses worldwide have committed to ethical performance, but rhetoric does not always match reality, according to a new report from the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).
Published on May 21, 2012
AICPA, CPA Canada Bring Consistency to Financial Advisory Services Across North America
Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) today announced an agreement that will enhance consistency in forensic and technology advisory services across North America by giving CPAs in both countries access to the same technical resources and credentials that signify advanced proficiency in
Published on February 21, 2014
AICPA Council Votes to Offer Specialized Credentials Internationally
In response to growing demand, the governing council of the American Institute of CPAs today approved a measure allowing the Institute to offer its specialized credentials in forensics, business valuation, technology assurance and financial planning outside the United States.
Published on May 20, 2013
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
AICPA Members Overwhelmingly Approve Proposal to Modernize Admission Requirements
Members of the American institute of Certified Public Accountants voted by an 81.39 percent majority to modernize admission requirements, as detailed in a recent member ballot.
Published on October 12, 2010