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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,…

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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.…

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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…

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Comments on UAA “Attest”

State Board Report September 2013 NASBA Uniform Accountancy Act Committee Chair Kenneth R. Odom (AL) is reminding State Boards and other interested parties to consider the proposed revisions to the UAA (dated July 17, 2013), and to submit their comments to staff liaison Louise Dratler Haberman (lhaberman@nasba.org) by October 17, 2013. The proposed change to…

Written on September 19, 2013 at 6:42 pm, by

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Exposure Draft – UAA Definition of “Attest”

July 17, 2013 This exposure draft contains revisions to the UAA, which are designed to incorporate a change in the definition of “attest.” The needs of clients and the marketplace, and scope of services, are changing. Historically, even as little as five years ago, assurance and attestation services were discussed in the context of, and generally…

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Change in “Attest” Definition Proposed

State Board Report July 2013 The definition of “attest” is what only a licensed CPA practicing in a licensed CPA firm can do, explained AICPA Vice President Sue Coffey, at the NASBA Regional Meetings. “The definition of attest is used in multiple places in the Uniform Accountancy Act, so it is critical to get this…

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Employment Discrimination is an Act Discreditable

State Board Report June 2012 Responding to NASBA Past Chair Nathan Garrett's urging at NASBA's 2011 Annual Meeting, the AICPA/NASBA Uniform Accountancy Act Committee took a close look at how state laws, the UAA and the Model Rules cover discriminatory hiring. The joint UAA Committee task force, co-chaired by Dwight Hadley and Conrad Davis and…

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Johnson Selected as 2012-13 Vice Chair Candidate

On March 19, 2012, the Nominating Committee of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, Inc. (NASBA) selected Carlos E. Johnson, Ed.D, CPA, former president and member of the Oklahoma Board of Accountancy, as their candidate for NASBA vice chair, 2012-13. If elected by NASBA’s membership at the Annual Business Meeting on October 30,…

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TX Board Routs Out Unlicensed

State Board Report December 2011 As of the beginning of December, the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy had issued 16 cease and desist orders against foreign audit firms performing unlicensed audits for Texas-based, SEC-registered companies. In addition, it has issued seven cease and desist orders to domestic U.S. firms that were providing unlicensed audits.…

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CPE Comments Due December 1

State Board Report November 2011 Comments on the revised “Statement on Standards for Continuing Professional Education Programs” (Uniform Accountancy Act Appendix B) should be sent to jluttrull@nasba.org by December 1, stated CPE Advisory Committee Chair Ted Lodden (IA) at the Annual Meeting. The exposure draft, originally released on August 15, 2011, can be found here.…

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