AICPA NATIONAL ISSUES


Benevolent Fund a Helping Hand in Times of Need Jan 2013

The AICPA’s “Benevolent Fund” was established in 1933 by members of the organization who were determined to look out for the welfare of their colleagues. The purpose of the fund was to assist fellow AICPA members through brief periods of financial difficulty. What Counts asked AICPA Controller Timothy LaSpaluto, CPA, CGMA, CITP, about how the fund continues to follow its noble pursuit today.

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Diversity, Politics, National Debt all Discussed at AICPA's Annual Meeting Nov 2012

The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island in Florida was the backdrop for this year’s AICPA 2012 Fall Meeting of Council & Annual Members’ Meeting, held Oct. 21st through the 23rd.  

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Long Tenure with PCPS was Time Well Spent for Pirolli Nov 2012

As William R. Pirolli, CPA, concludes his nine-year commitment to the AICPA’s Private Company Practice Section (PCPS), including the past three as chairman, he reflects on it as time very well spent. It was indeed, says Pirolli, an opportunity to help the AICPA provide invaluable resources to some 7,000 accounting firms around the country.  It was also especially rewarding, he said, to know that many of those firms were right here in Rhode Island.

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A New Designation for a New Time Aug 2012

During a time of unprecedented economic change and under the shadow of a tumultuous economy, the AICPA is urging professionals within its ranks to take advantage of the opportunity to earn a new designation as a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).

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AICPA Is Helping To Improve Your Business Apr 2012

Most tax practitioners are more than willing to take on new business. But how can you form new relationships and help expand your clientele? The AICPA can likely help. Our national membership organization recently made available a free Tax Practitioner’s Toolkit for Small Firms to help you promote your practice and communicate your unique qualifications as a provider of accounting services.

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