To help CPAs meet the challenges of performing quality audits in this unique and complex area, the AICPA has established the Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center, a firm-based voluntary membership center for firms that audit employee benefit plans.

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AICPA Competency and Learning
Employee benefit plan audit learning resources are now available on the AICPA | CIMA Competency and Learning website, featuring new knowledge checks.
Performing Quality ERISA Employee Benefit Plan Audits: Firm Best Practice
Performing Quality ERISA Employee Benefit Plan Audits: Firm Best Practices, assists you in identifying and implementing best practices for your firm’s ERISA employee benefit plan audit practice.
lock Planning Tool: Summary of Common EBP Audit Deficiencies
Summary of Common EBP Audit Deficiencies, Audit Guidance, and Resources, describes some of the most common deficiencies noted in EBP audits by plan type, and provides references to suggested audit procedures in the AICPA Audit and Accounting Guide, Employee Benefit Plans

About the Center 

The Center is a voluntary membership organization for firms that perform or are interested in performing ERISA employee benefit plan audits. The Center was established to promote the quality of employee benefit plan audits.

Resources & Tools 

The EBPAQC has many valuable resources and tools available to help members. They are provided to members in periodic EAlerts and are also available on the Center's website.

Summary of EBPAQC resources and tools

EBPAQC Website Tutorial 

Members, you have asked, we listened. Please click on the video for a tutorial on navigating the EBPAQC website.

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Member Discussion Forum 

Network, exchange information, share best practices, and discuss issues with other member firms, like your own, that have demonstrated a commitment to audit quality. This forum is for members only. Visit our membership page for information on EBPAQC's benefits.

Member-to-Member Discussion Forum

EBPAQC Alerts 

EBPAQC Alert No. 369
Register for the EBPAQC New ESOP Accounting and Auditing Guidance Live Forum Webinar

EBPAQC Alert No. 368
Special Member Benefit - AICPA June 13 EBP Current Year Audit Issues Webcast; June 24 EBP Audit Certificate Exam Review Webcast; State Society Training for EBP Audit Certificates

EBPAQC Alert No. 367
AICPA EBP Conference Virtual Option, Member Forum Contest, 2016 EBP Audit Guide/Risk Alert, EBP Resources; DOL Resources

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