AICPA


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American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

A professional organization for accountants. In addition to operating the Certified Public Accountant exam, it sets ethical standards and some professional standards, especially for accountants working as individuals and for privately held companies. Until the 1970s, they maintained the Generally Accepted Accounting Practices. It traces its history to the late 19th century and was formally established in 1916.

AICPA

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To identify and promote solutions to this problem, former AICPA Chairman Scott Voynich is leading an Institute committee on mobility that will work toward making it easier for firms and CPAs to do business in multiple states.
CPAs can also expand their expertise by participating in the AICPA PFP Forum.
Current: CalCPA International Business Committee; CalCPA and AICPA Financial Literacy volunteer; AICPA Council; AICPA International Tax Technical Resource Panel's Form 5471 Task Force.
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To make it easier for CPAs to serve clients and the capital markets, the AICPA Special Committee on Mobility was created to address inconsistent state rules that do not protect the public interest but do make it more difficult for CPAs to practice across state lines.
In a 1987 referendum, which took effect in January 1988, AICPA members voted to make peer review mandatory under a system that kept the results of the reviews confidential.
The Annual AICPA Business & Industry Hall of Fame honors CPAs who demonstrate strong business ethics, lead by example and commitment, provide insight and vision using knowledge of broad business issues, and inspire and motivate others to excellence.
A letter to members from former AICPA Chair Leslie Murphy and President & CEO Barry Melancon.