Center for Plain English Accounting

The Center for Plain English Accounting (CPEA) is the AICPA’s national A&A resource center, sponsored by the Private Companies Practice Section. The CPEA’s team of experts assists members with their accounting, auditing, attest, review, and compilation needs by sharing technical advice and guidance in a straight-forward manner.

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CPEA Member Testimonials

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“Our firm engaged the CPEA for a two day seminar on Topic 606. In preparation, we selected a variety of clients for case study review. The information that CPEA provided coming from that review was terrific learning. From that seminar, we were able to focus upon one industry impacted by the treatment of “functional software” vs. “symbolic software” and take that knowledge to create many consulting engagements. The CPEA has a command of this subject matter, and we highly recommend this training and the CPEA as a technical resource for all member firms."

– Jeffrey E. Mead, CPA, CGMA, Partner, AAFCPAs


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