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    Find out more about (eXtensible Business Reporting Language) and how it's changing financial reporting.

    Enhanced Business Reporting
    From historical to relevant, the AICPA’s working to improve financial reporting
    Your source for IFRS guidance

    Private Company Financial Reporting
    Access PCFR news and resources

    White Papers and Studies 

    Gain insight and find out what other CPA decision-makers are thinking by reading the results of the latest AICPA Business & Industry Economic Survey.

    Locate and download AICPA whitepapers, briefs and survey reports.


    Social/Human Resources Forces

    Futurists Edie Weiner and David Pearce Snyder discuss future changes to our society and the workplace.

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    Exposure Drafts 

    Exposure Drafts are issued by the AICPA to invite public comment before a final pronouncement is issued.

    Read more about public exposure drafts of proposed statements.

    Technical Hotline 

    The AICPA Accounting and Auditing Technical Hotline provides AICPA members nonauthoritative advice on accounting, financial reporting, auditing and attestation, and compilation and review services issues. The technical hotline is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST and answers around 23,000 calls annually. You can reach the Technical Hotline at 877.242.7212 or complete forms online.

    AICPA Archive at The University of Mississippi

    The University of Mississippi Library provides access to the AICPA library collection via its online library catalog and the Digital Accounting Collection (DAC). Anyone may search the catalog records for the AICPA collection. The DAC indexes 33,000 pamphlets. There are also over a 1,000 full text items in the DAC. The full text items include the articles in the Accounting Historians Journal and the Accounting Historians Notebook, non-current AICPA exposure drafts, and an assortment of early pamphlets and illustrations.

    For more information, visit the AICPA Library Collection.
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