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Major issues for the CPA profession and the AICPA

AICPA Future Issues Committee.

Major issues for the CPA profession and the AICPA

a report

by AICPA Future Issues Committee.

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Published by American Institute of Certified Public Accountants in New York, N.Y. (1211 Ave. of the Americas, New York 10036) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Accounting -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby the AICPA Future Issues Committee.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF5616.U5 A45 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 35 p. ;
      Number of Pages35
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2990251M
      LC Control Number84244467

      Have the ability to identify situations where the CPA may be susceptible to subordinating his/her judgment to a client or employer. Have the ability to define independence as promulgated by the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and understand its importance to the CPA. Be able to ascertain situations which could threaten a CPA’s independence. The AICPA and the CPA profession as a whole receive significant ‘ink’ each year, ranging from daily newspapers with large circulations to niche blogs with a few hundred readers. To help you keep track of it all, CPA Profession in the News is a short wrap-up highlighting a few interesting and informative articles about the CPA profession.

      Review of Ethics Issues for Oregon CPAs (OREE) quantity. and the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct. The primary objective of the course is to help educate CPAs in the ethics of the accounting profession. Major Topics: The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, including recent changes to it; The core principles of professional conduct.   The AICPA Benevolent Fund can help individual CPAs and their families facing financial difficulty caused by serious illness, accident, death or other major misfortunes, such as the recent terrorist attacks. Contact the AICPA at /CPA-4ALL (/) .

      Join us for this updated and refreshed Single Audit Fundamentals series developed by the Governmental Audit Quality Center (GAQC). This webcast series provides basic training for staff that are new to performing single audits or that just want a refresher and will serve as a strong foundational knowledge.   About the American Institute of CPAs. The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is the world’s largest member association representing the CPA profession, with more than , members in the United States and worldwide, and a history of serving the public interest since


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When we see legislative developments affecting the accounting profession, we speak up with a collective voice and advocate on your behalf. Our advocacy partners are state CPA societies and other professional organizations, as we inform and educate federal, state and local policymakers regarding key issues.

Barry C. Melancon, CPA, CGMA, CEO of the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, will provide a professional issues update including an overview of the major forces driving change for the accounting profession in and beyond.

Barry will discuss how the profession is. CPA Letter Daily published each weekday to deliver news to CPAs and others who work with the accounting profession. the CPA Letter Daily newsletter covers the most important stories in business, finance and accounting, as well as AICPA information. Staffing, succession planning, tax reform, cybersecurity, merger mania, commoditization of core services, the demand for more CPAs, and the search for relevance — as important as all these issues are to accountants, they pale in comparison to two overarching concerns in the minds of the profession’s leaders: the impact of new technologies, and accounting’s ability to.

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The code consists of principles and rules as well as interpretations and other guidance which are discussed in They require a professional to figure them out because they can't be coded." In a world of seemingly infinite data, Bragonier said, new concepts of value will need to be defined by accountants.

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Major Topics: The core principles of professional conduct: integrity, objectivity, and independence; The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, including recent changes to it; Ethics and ethical behavior. Topics such as legal and regulatory issues, the importance of maintaining independence from client/employer, and code of conduct of the AICPA are all covered in this course.

Keep in mind that some states administer their own Ethics exam through their State Society of CPAs such as California.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY EACH YEAR, THE AICPA’s INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY team assembles a group of tech-savvy CPAs to identify the topics it believes will most affect the profession, its clients and employers.

SECURITY AND PRIVACY are two of the group’s top technology issues forreflecting concern that existing measures are not fully safeguarding online systems and confidential data, such. Here are eight of the top issues for public practitioners. Updated 8 March 1. Staying on top of tax changes.

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James J. Rigos, is an attorney-CPA-CMA who has written and lectured widely in the area of professional accounting individual and CPA firm ethics and legal liability. Orumé Hays for The CPA Journal: Inthe AICPA’s Minority Initiatives Committee published an e-book, CPAs of Color, for its 40th anniversary celebration.

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