2019 Peer Review Firm Terminations

Effective – March 2019

Consecutive non-pass reports in system reviews

The AICPA Peer Review Program terminated the following firms’ enrollment in the AICPA Peer Review Program for failure to cooperate by failing to design a system of quality control, and/or sufficiently complying with such a system, that would provide the firm with reasonable assurance of performing and reporting in conformity with applicable professional standards in all material respects, such that the firm received consecutive pass with deficiency or fail reports.

  • Amie L. Ursabia, CPA, A Professional Corporation – Laguna Niguel, CA
  • Russell, Tyner & Co., P.C. – Valrico, FL
     

Effective April 2019

Noncooperation related to omission or misrepresentation of information:

The AICPA Peer Review Program terminated the following firm’s enrollment in the AICPA Peer Review Program for failure to cooperate. The firm either omitted or misrepresented information that should have been provided to their administering entity relating to its accounting and auditing practice.

  • Matthew B. McClure, CPA PLLC – Scottsdale, AZ

Failing to complete its peer review after it has commenced:

The AICPA Peer Review Program terminated the following firm’s enrollment in the AICPA Peer Review Program for failure to cooperate. The firm did not timely submit to its administering entity documents required to complete the acceptance process of its peer review.

  • Cindrich, Mahalak & Co., P.C. – Saint Claire Shores, MI

Consecutive non-pass reports in system reviews:

The AICPA Peer Review Program terminated the following firms’ enrollment in the AICPA Peer Review Program for failure to cooperate by failing to design a system of quality control, and/or sufficiently complying with such a system, that would provide the firm with reasonable assurance of performing and reporting in conformity with applicable professional standards in all material respects, such that the firm received consecutive pass with deficiency or fail reports.

  • Pickett, Chen and Company, Inc. – Irvine, CA
  • William E. Hartley, CPA – Stockton, CA
  • Dwyer, Costello & Knox, P. C. – St. Louis, MO
  • Weinstein & Weinstein – Teaneck, NJ
  • Spangler Inc., P. A. – Charlotte, NC