Tag Archives: NASBA

NASBA Launches Accounting Education Research Grants Program

“Academicians and Post Doctoral Researchers encouraged to compete for $25,000 awards.” NASHVILLE, Tenn., January 5, 2011 — The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) is pleased to announce the launch of its newly established Accounting Education Research Grants Program. This program seeks to advance research on educational issues impacting Certified Public Accountants (CPA),…

AICPA, NASBA, & Prometric Launch CBT-e

NEW YORK, N.Y. (January 5, 2011) – The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, and Prometric today launched the new Uniform CPA Examination, called CBT-e, which includes for the first time questions on International Financial Reporting Standards among other sweeping and significant changes. See Full Press Release:CBT-e Launch

Research Grants Call for Proposals

The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) announces its Accounting Education Research Grants Program. This program seeks to advance research on educational issues impacting certified public accountants (CPA), the public accounting profession and state boards’ charge to protect the public. BACKGROUND The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) serves as a…

NASBA Submits Amicus Brief in Peer Review Case

State Board Report November 2010 The Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy’s peer review requirement is being challenged by a CPA firm as being “arbitrary and capricious in nature, and not tied to any ascertainable standard or methodology.” On November 8, NASBA submitted its amicus curiae brief in support of the Board’s position in the…

Minutes of the 102nd Annual Business Meeting

November 03, 2010 NASBA held its 102nd Annual Business meeting in Phoenix, AZ, November 2009. This document outlines the business addressed during that meeting by way of providing meeting minutes. See Full Document:Minutes of the 102nd Annual Business Meeting 3Nov10

BRP Big Topic at NASBA Annual

State Board Report November 2010 The AICPA/FAF/NASBA Blue Ribbon Panel (BRP) on Standard Setting for Private Companies has determined that there is a problem in U.S. GAAP being relevant and overly complex for private companies, and the Panelists have whittled down to two their possible recommended solutions to this situation. Both solutions would have standards…

NASBA Introduces Learning Market

State Board Report October 2010 NASBA’s Compliance Services Division has rolled Learning Market. LearningMarket.org is replacing the CPEmarket.com Web site and will be home to the National CPE Sponsor Registry, Quality Assurance Service (QAS) and CPE State Roster information that previously was stored on NASBAtools.com. Individuals looking for continuing professional education from highly‐qualified CPE sponsors will be…

NASBA Announces 2010 Award Recipients

NASHVILLE, TN (October 27, 2010) – The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) announced its annual awards recipients on Tuesday, October 26, 2010, during its 103rd Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. See Full Press Release:NASBA Announces 2010 Award Winners

Discussion Paper Final Uniform Independence Definition

October 22, 2010 Monitor and evaluate the issues of the AICPA’s Professional Ethics Executive Committee (PEEC), to harmonize ethics standards of State Boards of Accountancy with other regulatory bodies, to promote the development and adoption of UAA ethics provisions uniformly among the states, and to share with state boards emerging ethics and other professional issues.…

BRP Continues Debate

State Board Report October 2010 While the AICPA/FAF/NASBA Blue Ribbon Panel (BRP) on Private Company Standard Setting members have agreed that more attention needs to be paid to private companies’ problems with financial reporting standards, the 18‐member body has not yet resolved how this should be accomplished. At the conclusion of the October 8, 2010…