Tag Archives: Firm Mobility

AICPA’s Barie Urges One Code for All

State Board Report November 2014 The way AICPA and NASBA have worked together for solutions to advance shared goals should set an example for the Congress, AICPA 2014-15 Chair Tommye Barie suggested at the NASBA Annual Meeting held in Washington, D.C. “Quality is high on our minds this year, and we are collaborating on a…

Firm Mobility Upholds State Laws

State Board Report July 2014 Firm mobility does not relieve a firm of having to comply with the laws of the state in which they are practicing, NASBA Uniform Accountancy Act Chair Kenneth R. Odom (AL) told the Regional Meetings. He reported the NASBA/AICPA UAA Committee had struggled with coming up with the new provisions…

Regional Breakouts Fruitful

State Board Report July 2014 The traditionally popular Regional Breakout Sessions continued to receive high marks from participants at the 2014 Regional Meetings. Evaluations of the Regional Meetings this year again contained comments on the excellent networking opportunities provided throughout the Meetings, and especially during the Regional Breakouts. Among the topics discussed at the Regional…

Seventh Edition of Uniform Accountancy Act and Model Rules Now Available

May 20, 2014 The Seventh Edition (May 2014) of the Uniform Accountancy Act and the Model Rules are now available. The two major changes contained in this edition of the UAA are (1) the revised definition of “attest” and (2) a CPA firm mobility provision. In conjunction with firm mobility, there is also a new…

Firm Mobility Comments Due

State Board Report January 2014 The comment deadline for the Uniform Accountancy Act exposure draft on firm mobility language is January 31, 2014. “Seventeen Boards have adopted firm mobility in some shape or fashion. UNIFORMITY is the desired goal. Therefore, it is the position of the joint UAA Committee and the NASBA and AICPA Boards,…

NASBA Committees Report

State Board Report November 2013 In addition to the committee activity summaries included in NASBA’s 2013 Annual Report, a few of NASBA’s many committees were asked to present reports at the Annual Meeting. One of the newest, the State Society Relations Committee, had only met once, but expects to meet multiple times in the year…

Bishop Reports on Banner Year

State Board Report November 2013 The theme of NASBA’s 2013 Annual Meeting was “Driven.” President and CEO Ken L. Bishop explained the theme was selected because, “Every employee supports NASBA’s mission: they are driven. Under Gaylen Hansen’s leadership, resolve, unwavering support for NASBA, which was always tempered with a sense of fair play, NASBA has…

UAA Firm Mobility Language ED Out

State Board Report October 2013 The NASBA Board of Directors and the AICPA Board of Directors have each approved for exposure firm mobility language that would be included in the Uniform Accountancy Act. The vote to expose came on September 25, when the NASBA Board held a special conference call to discuss the proposed language.…

New UAA Exposure Draft on Firm Mobility

October 10, 2013 The NASBA Boards of Directors and the AICPA Board of Directors have each approved for exposure firm mobility language that would be included in the Uniform Accountancy Act. The vote to expose came on September 25, when the NASBA Board held a special conference call to discuss the proposed language. A few…