Professional Issues

The issues that affect the CPA profession are as varied as the roles and responsibilities of CPAs in the marketplace. The work we do has a significant impact on the financial markets, regulation and the economic health of large and small businesses around the world. Our work ultimately protects the public by ensuring the integrity of financial information and advocating for fair and adequate legislation.

  • Tax Reform
    The AICPA has a long history of assisting lawmakers with tax policy matters. Find out about the CPA profession's latest efforts.
  • Student Initiatives
    The AICPA has initiatives for high school, community college and 4-year university students. Learn more about what the Institute is doing in these areas.
  • Financial Literacy
    CPAs have stepped up to assist with this nationwide problem. Check out what you can do to get involved.
  • CPA Ambassador Program
    Member volunteers help spread the word about the CPA Profession.
  • XBRL
    Its all the rage in financial reporting and it started right here at the AICPA.

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