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Accounting Firm

A company that specializes in accounting services for clients. That is, an accounting firm may handle a client's payroll, accounts receivable and accounts payable, taxes, and/or any number of other services. Many accounting firms also offer auditing or advisory services. See also: Big 4.
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He felt that the accounting firms already had the expertise and could satisfy Cincinnati Milacron's needs more quickly and less expensively than the corporation itself could if it tried to develop the required expertise.
Based on discussions with small firm personnel and a thorough review of the accounting literature, the following quality control suggestions and caveats that compliment the AICPA Statement on Quality Control Standards may provide additional help to small accounting firms.
But the only way it will achieve its goal is if "public companies and accounting firms change their cultures and remember to act in the public interest.
As a practical matter, however, accounting firms should not attempt to wait until the 179th day to register because the new board has 45 days to act on an application and is permitted to request additional information from an applicant.
In this paper, our aim is to explore the perceptions of owner-managers of small and medium sized accounting firms in regional and metropolitan Australia, to identify if there are differences across location.
The business reality, is that accounting firms will not--and should not--stop building alliances.
Stegmann then introduced Figueredo to the firm's exchange program through CPA Associates, a global network of accounting firms BPM participates with.
He has worked to help eliminate auditor-consultant conflicts and steadily pushed for more transparency at accounting firms.
First, the IRS and the Justice Department brought a number of cases against accounting firms for marketing tax shelter products and, specifically, allegedly failing to register or comply with list maintenance requirements.
accounting firms subject to Sarbanes-Oxley and the PCAOB had to be registered "to the same extent as a public accounting firm that is organized and operates under the laws of the United States.
He has also served on the management of mid-size accounting firms, plus the printing and publishing committees of the NYSSCPA.
Most non-competition agreements written for employees of public accounting firms serving small to medium size business include the following key clauses: (1) non-compete clause, (2) severability clause, (3) remedies clause, (4) arbitration clause, and (5) trade secrets clause.