Tag Archives: UAA

UAA Exposure Draft – Firm Name Recommendation

December 7, 2010 The AICPA/NASBA Uniform Accountancy Act (UAA) Committee has worked over the past year to consider guidelines as to what are and what are not misleading CPA firm names. The proposed changes to the Uniform Accountancy Act (UAA) and Uniform Accountancy Act Model Rules (Model Rules) in this exposure draft are the result…

UAA Firm Name Exposure Draft Released

State Board Report December 2010 All interested parties are invited to comment on the latest exposure draft on the changes to the Uniform Accountancy Act and its Model Rules concerning CPA firm names. The joint AICPA/NASBA changes were approved for distribution by the NASBA Board of Directors in October and by the AICPA Board of…

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…

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.…

NASBA Proposed Revisions to the UAA Exposure Draft

October 2010 The AICPA/NASBA Uniform Accountancy Act (UAA) Committee has worked over the past year to consider guidelines as to what are and what are not misleading CPA firm names. The proposed changes to the Uniform Accountancy Act (UAA) and Uniform Accountancy Act Model Rules (Model Rules) in this exposure draft are the result of…

UAA Model Rules Approved

State Board Report May 2010 The Uniform Accountancy Act Model Rules’ revisions, originally exposed in October 2008, were approved by the NASBA Board of Directors at their April 24 meeting in Isle of Palms, SC. UAA Committee Chair Laurie Tish (WA) reported the Committee had considered the comments made during the exposure period which ended…

Lawyers Say International Names a Challenge

State Board Report December 2009 “The law is catching up with what the public is saying with the use of firm names,” James J. Sabella, Esq., said during a fast‐paced panel session at the Baruch/CPT conference, moderated by Baruch Professor Douglas Carmichael. “If you are going to say to investors that you are one firm…

2009: Uniform Accountancy Act (UAA) Model Rules Revised

May 27, 2009 Please click the following link to view the full document of Uniform Accountancy Act Model Rules the as approved by the NASBA Board of Directors on April 24, 2009. See Full Document:Uniform Accountancy Act Model Rules

2009: Uniform Accountancy Act (UAA) Model Rules

April 24, 2009 These Uniform Accountancy Rules (“Rules”) have been prepared by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (“NASBA”) as part of its continuing effort to update and promote uniformity in the regulatory schemes governing the practice of accountancy in the various jurisdictions. See Full Document:UAA Model Rules April24

Atkinson to Address Educators

State Board Report December 2008 Should a candidate be able to take the Uniform CPA Examination when he or she has 120 hours of education and then wait until 150 hours are obtained to be licensed? NASBA’s study of that question will be discussed by NASBA Vice Chair Billy Atkinson at the February 8, 2009 meeting…