National Association of State Boards of Accountancy

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National Association of State Boards of Accountancy

Also called NASBA. A non-profit organization in the United States consisting of representatives of boards governing accounting in each state and U.S. territory. NASBA provides mutual recognition for CPA certification in each state and lobbies other organizations and the federal government in matters of common interest.
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CPAJ: Does NASBA support or endorse the AICPA's "Cognitor" credential and cpa2biz portal?
The current Uniform CPA Exam is owned by the AICPA and administered to every candidate for a CPA license through a contract with NASBA and Prometric Testing Centers.
The NASBA CPA examination review board is writing new protocols for overseeing the computer-based examination process on behalf of the state boards.
NASBA is encouraging states to adopt the parts of the UAA that enhance the ability to practice across state lines--the three Es--the education, exam, and experience requirements.
Diane Rubin, NASBA Pacific regional director, reported that with respect to multistate practices, the regulatory boards of other professional associations also were interested in facilitating cross-jurisdictional practices.
David Costello, President and Chief Executive Officer of NASBA, said, "On behalf of state boards of accountancy and the public which they represent and serve, NASBA is pleased to join the AICPA and FAF in a comprehensive review of the process for setting accounting standards for private companies.
Individual CPAs also should notify the boards of civil charges against them involving fraud, violation of standards of practice or misappropriation of funds, NASBA says.
We are delighted at the response to our debut National CPE Expo, especially considering the current economic climate," said David Costello, CEO and President of NASBA.
In addition, Western Schools' products are being replaced by the Foundation's own interactive self-study products in order to comply with the new NASBA requirements, which are effective Jan.
With all the changes the profession is going through now, it's imperative we keep the communication lines open with all the groups--constituencies--that have a vested interest in what CPAs do, such as the SEC, the ISB, NASBA, FASB, GASB, IFAC and the IASC.
Our programming team has worked diligently to craft an educational experience unlike any other for CPAs," said David Costello, CEO and President of NASBA.
The new computerized CPA Exam format went live April 5, the culmination of more than three years of work by the AICPA, NASBA and Thomson Prometric.