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ABS Seeks Feedback Specific to Auditor's Reports

The AICPA's Auditing Standards Board is asking members to complete a survey designed to help inform its response to the IAASB's Invitation to Comment regarding auditor's reports on financial statements.
Tax

AICPA Recommends Changes to IRS Form 990

The AICPA has recommended changes be made to IRS Form 990, Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax. Some observers say the once-straightforward form has become too complex.
Education & Careers

CIMA's Research Initiative

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants is looking to fund innovative research that challenges and offers fresh perspectives on a range of topics that are of interest to CIMA members.
Education & Careers

National Report on Future of Accounting Education

The future of accounting education is the subject of a study released by the AICPA and the AAA. The University of Rhode Island's Mark Higgins was instrumental in crafting the assessment and recommendations.
Education & Careers

Money Is Low Priority in Parent-Child Talks

Even in today's dire economic environment, a study conducted by the AICPA found that money is among the lowest priorities in conversations between parents and their children.
Education & Careers

AICPA Best Early Career Researcher Award Winner

The AICPA has announced that Jasmijn C. Bol, PhD, associate professor of accounting, Freeman School of Business, Tulane University, New Orleans, was awarded the Best Early Career Researcher Award.
Education & Careers

Pathways Report on Accounting Ed Released

The AAA and the AICPA, the founding sponsors of the Pathways Commission on Accounting Higher Education, released its new report - "Charting a National Strategy for the Next Generation of Accountants."
Education & Careers

Take the Fast Track to Leadership Success

The current worldwide financial crisis and a shortage of talent have given financial professionals greater opportunities to advance their careers and create broader roles for themselves in their organizations.
Education & Careers

AICPA Honors Student with Medal of Inspiration Award

The AICPA has announced that Paul Wright, a student at Western Washington University, was awarded Beta Alpha Psi's Medal of Inspiration Award at the Beta Alpha Psi Annual Meeting in Baltimore.
Education & Careers

Donny Shimamoto Wins AICPA's Maximo Mukelabai Award

Donny Shimamoto will receive the first Maximo Mukelabai award at the AICPA E.D.G.E. Conference. He is being recognized for his volunteer work with the AICPA, where he has dedicated his efforts to building the CPA pipeline.
Practice

Employee Benefits When Times Are Tough

Heath care continues to grow increasingly expensive. So does the rent. So do the coffee and creamer you offer your staff. While some of these may only seem like pennies, pennies add up after a while.
A&A

8 Ways CPAs Violate the AICPA's Ethics Requirements

Why do CPAs violate the Code of Professional Conduct? Gary Zeune, CPA, Managing Director, The Pros & The Cons LLC, shares his insight.
Practice

CGMA Global Economic Forecast Results Are In

Worldwide, CEOs, CFOs, and senior management accountants have an increasingly negative outlook for the global economy, according to the CGMA Global Economic Forecast released by the AICPA and the CIMA.
Education & Careers

AICPA Website to Assist International Students

The AICPA has recently expanded its ThisWaytoCPA.com website to help international students understand the process of registering for the CPA exam and becoming a US CPA while living overseas.
Education & Careers

Fellowship Program Backs Minority PhDs

The AICPA Foundation, through its Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students, awards annual fellowships of $12,000 to full-time minority accounting scholars who demonstrate significant potential to become accounting educators.
Education & Careers

'Financial Fitness' and Accounting Firm Improvement

Jennifer Katrulya, CPA, will kick off her second year of the BMRG Group Advisory Program on July 1 with a revised four-tier program structure.
Practice

AICPA Economic Outlook Survey: Second Quarter Results

The second quarter AICPA Economic Outlook Survey reveals that business executives are more guarded about the twelve-month outlook for the US economy than they were last quarter.
A&A

AICPA Supports FAF's Creation of Private Company Council

On May 23, the FAF announced its decision to make process and structural improvements by creating the Private Company Council (PCC). The PPC is based upon the body proposed last October by the FAF to set differences in U.S. GAAP, where appropriate, for privately held companies.
Practice

AICPA Calling for Firms to Participate in 2012 National MAP Survey

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Private Companies Practice Section (PCPS), in partnership with the Texas Society of CPAs, is now gathering data for its much-anticipated 2012 benchmarking survey ? the National Management of an Accounting Practice (MAP) Survey.
A&A

AICPA Spring Council: Report from the Hill

This year’s congressional visits led the agenda on the first full day of AICPA Spring Council with CPAs from all around the country visiting the offices of their congressional representatives and senators armed with two great new tools from the AICPA.

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