AICPA Publishes New Attest Guidance for Reporting on Controls at a Service Organization
As companies take advantage of new technologies, such as cloud computing, and increasingly outsource functions to service organizations, these companies are requesting information and assurance that will enable them to assess and address the risks associated with an outsourced service. The American Institute of CPAs has issued new guidance that enables
Published on June 29, 2011
AICPA to Host Webcast on SSAE No. 16 The Next Generation Planning for the New Service Organization Standards
The AICPA will host a special live webcast to help auditors understand the changes recently made to the audit and attest standards related to service organizations
Published on June 25, 2010
AICPA Publishes Guidance on Next Generation of SAS 70
Cloud computing providers and healthcare claims processors are among the information system service organizations who will benefit from new CPA reporting options developed by the AICPA.
Published on February 01, 2011
Top Issues Affecting CPA Firms Vary by Size, According to AICPA Survey
The top issues affecting CPA firms vary by size of the firm. However, growth and client retention are important to all, according to the 2011 American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Private Companies Practice Section’s CPA Firm Top Issues survey.
Published on June 14, 2011
AICPA Tells House Subcommittee SBA Size Standards for Accounting Firms should be Increased above Amount Proposed by SBA
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants today told a U.S. House of Representatives Small Business subcommittee it should urge the U.S. Small Business Administration to increase its small business size standards for small business accounting firms to $25.5 million from the current $8.5 million. The SBA has proposed increasing
Published on May 05, 2011
CPAs Increasingly Asked to Address Information Technology Challenges for Clients
Certified Public Accountants are increasingly being asked to solve information technology problems for clients and prospective clients, according to the 2010 Top Technology Initiatives Survey by the AICPA.
Published on June 03, 2010
AICPA Kicks Off SEC-PCAOB Developments Conference
One only has to look at the numerous complex issues on the agendas of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) to get an idea of the challenges CPAs face, American Institute of CPAs Chairman of the Board of Directors Richard J.
Published on December 03, 2012
AICPA Announces Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Awards at Spring Council
The American Institute of CPAs will honor Janet L. Colbert and Donald E. Tidrick as the recipients of the 2013 Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award. The announcement was made earlier today by Richard Caturano, CPA, CGMA, chairman of the AICPA at the Institute’s Spring meeting of Council.
Published on May 20, 2013