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NASBA’s International Presence

State Board Report January 2010 As 2010 begins, we look back at a busy year for Linda Biek, Director of Governmental, Professional and International Relationships, as she represented NASBA and State Boards throughout the world. Ms. Biek shared thoughts about an international code of ethics with members of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) in…

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ARSC Panel Exchanges Views

State Board Report November 2009 How independent does a CPA need to be to issue a review report? Rick Isserman (NY), chair of the NASBA Regulatory Response Committee moderated an Annual Meeting panel, including Sheila Birch (OH), Gerald Burns (OR), Thomas Sadler (WA) and Ray Stephens (OH), discussing this question as raised by a recent…

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NASBA Amicus Briefs for TX Board and PCAOB

State Board Report November 2009 NASBA’s Legal Counsel Noel Lee Allen has submitted amicus briefs in support of the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (see NASBA Web site for complete text of both). The major issue in the Texas case was the Board’s ability to discipline CPAs…

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Accounting Enrollment Up 4.7%

State Board Report September 2009 2007‐08 saw an increase in accounting enrollment of 4.7 percent, reports the AICPA’s 2009 Trends in the Supply of Accounting Graduates and the Demand for Public Accounting Recruits, which can be downloaded from the AICPA’s Web site www.aicpa.org. Based on the responses from 241 schools, the survey found an equal…

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NASBA Writes to IRS

State Board Report September 2009 The rigor comprehensiveness and validity of the Uniform CPA Examination were underscored in a letter sent August 30 by NASBA Chair Thomas J. Sadler and President David a. Costello in response to Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Doug Shulman’s call for input regarding the IRS’s proposed registration and regulation of tax…

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2009 Regional Meeting – Name on the Door Handout (Final)

August 2009 The purpose of this 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 rules and guidance that exist regarding CPA firm names, raising certain issues for consideration by the various regulators and standard-setters…

Written on August 3, 2009 at 9:25 pm, by

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NASBA AICPA Mutual Recognition Agreement

The New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants and The U.S. International Qualifications Appraisal Board The Parties agree that New Zealand CAs who hold a baccalaureate degree with an approved major in accounting or a baccalaureate non-accounting degree with completion of approved courses, either qualification having been obtained at an institution accredited by the NZICA and…

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Response to Proposed Statement on Standards for Accounting 6/25/09

June 25, 2009 NASBA comments on the Accounting and Review Services Committee (ARSC) of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA or Institute) on the Exposure Draft (Exposure Draft) on “Proposed Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services” (SSARS). See Full Document:Response to Proposed Statement on Standards for Accounting

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Name on the Door Handout (Draft) – April 2009

April 2009 This White Paper is considered non-authoritative and has been prepared by the CPA Firm Name Study Group for use by state boards of accountancy and other interested parties when considering the issue of CPA firm names. See Full Document:Name On The Door Handout april09

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Response to Hearing of the House Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets 4/1/09

April 1, 2009 NASBA responds to the March 12 hearing of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government-Sponsored Entities and the specific bipartisan sentiments on fair value accounting expressed by members of the House of Representatives. NASBA believes the public interest is better served through a time-tested process which purports to…

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