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Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

An accountant who has met certain standards, including experience, age, and licensing, and passed exams in a particular state.

Certified Public Accountant

A professionally licensed accountant. In the United States, CPA eligibility conditions vary by state, but all require the successful completion of a four-part CPA exam. CPAs can legally give public attestation to advice on financial statements; for example, only a CPA can sign an in-house audit. See also: Accountancy.

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

An accountant who has met certain state requirements as to age, education, experience, residence, and accounting knowledge, the latter measured by the successful completion of an extensive series of examinations. In most instances, only CPAs are permitted to render opinions on the fairness of financial statements.
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In our opinion, the combined financial statements referred to above present fairly, in all material respects, the combined financial position of California Society of Certified Public Accountants and California Certified Public Accountants Education Foundation as of April 30, 2014 and 2013, and the changes in their combined net assets and their combined cash flows for the years then ended in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.
Candidates will be tested on theoretical knowledge, their ability to apply it skillfully, and the extent of their grasp of professional responsibility and the ethical attributes that a certified public accountant should have as it pertains to the subject areas and the profession in Saudi Arabia.
He is a member of the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Public Certified Public Accountants.
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the American Bar Association Section of Taxation, and Tax Executives Institute have been working together over the past few years to sensitize the public, the Administration, and the Congress to the urgent need for major simplification of the tax laws.
Lamont is a well known member of the accounting profession in New Jersey, having recently served as the only woman President of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants since its founding in 1898.
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Under the new standards, certified public accountants (CPAs) are required to monitor and judge whether companies disclose key information in an appropriate manner and to put their comments in audit reports.
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) has released a new publication designed to help familiarize its members and their clients with the new governmental financial reporting model promulgated by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board's (GASB) Statement No.
In fact, the level of fraud and, perhaps more important, public outcry compelled certified public accountants (CPAs) to alter the way they conduct business and make the search for fraud a specific requirement in each audit engagement.
The Ministry of Finance (MOF) plans to tighten corporate audits by revising the law on certified public accountants (CPAs), a business daily reported Friday.
But they aren't financial planners unless they become personal financial specialists through the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (212-596-6200).
FASB and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) agreed that some work needed to be done.

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