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White Paper CPA Firm Names

The purpose of this White Paper is to assist in providing transparency to the users of CPA firm services and the public at large regarding a CPA firm’s identity, by promoting uniformity among the various state boards of accountancy regarding their rules on CPA firm names, and where appropriate, recommend revisions to the Uniform Accountancy…

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Uniform Accountancy Rules Article 7

Article 7 of the Uniform Accountancy Rules references Permits to Practice, Firms. The objective of this reporting rule is primarily to reinforce the Board’s efforts to ensure that only appropriately qualified CPA firms are engaged in the offering and rendering of services subject to compliance assurance. Based upon its review of the reports submitted pursuant…

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2008: Uniform Accountancy Act (UAA) Revisions Cover Letter

October 27, 2008 A cover letter for the UAA Model Rules, as approved at the October 24, 2008 meeting of the NASBA Board of Directors, is sent to the State Board Chairs, Executives and others interested in State Accountancy Regulation. UAA Revisions Cover Letter November 2008

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Top Schools in Report

State Board Report October 2010 The 2010 edition of the NASBA Candidate Performance on the Uniform CPA Examination is out, reporting statistics on the 2009 Uniform CPA Examination. While the charts shown In the September issue of the sbr were accurate, some of the text in the story was not. The following are the top…

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Candidate Numbers Out

State Board Report September 2010 The University of Illinois at Urbana‐Champaign had the highest number of sections of the 2009 Uniform CPA Examination passed by first‐time candidates without an advanced degree, and the University of Missouri at Columbia claimed that spot for the most candidates with advanced degrees, according to NASBA’s Candidate Performance on the…

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Board Continues to Debate IFRS on Exam

State Board Report August 2010 The inclusion of questions about International Financial Reporting Standards on the Uniform CPA Examination beginning in January 2011 continued to draw criticism at the July NASBA Board of Directors meeting, held July 23 in Grand Teton, WY. The New York Board is adamantly opposed to such test questions being on…

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Exam Developments Reviewed

State Board Report July 2010 How NASBA, the AICPA and Prometric are working together to build a continually improving examination process was discussed at the Eastern and Western Regional Meetings. Walter Davenport (NC), chairman of NASBA’s CPA Licensing Examination Committee (CLEC) , reported that through NASBA’s proposed Guam Customer Service Center, candidates will be able…

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Colorado Adopts 150-Hour Requirement

State Board Report May 2010 Colorado Governor Bill Ritter, Jr., signed into law HB10‐1236 on April 21, which sets at least 150 hours of college education including a baccalaureate as a requirement for becoming a CPA. The new law also: rescinds education in lieu of experience, in connection with the 150 hour requirement; conforms experience…

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IRS Hawkins Addresses EDs

State Board Report April 2010 Proposed regulations for the Internal Revenue Service’s new registration program of tax return preparers (amending Section 6109 of the IRS Code) were detailed at the Executive Directors Conference by Karen Hawkins, director of the IRS Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR). She said the IRS would be releasing proposed regulations on…

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NASBA Board Okays Agreements

State Board Report February 2010 The terms of NASBA’s agreements with the AICPA for extension of the computerbased Uniform CPA Examination contract and the administration of the Uniform CPA Examination outside of the United States were approved at the January Board of Directors meeting subject to final disposition of matters related to the previous agreement.…

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