American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Founded in 1887, the AICPA represents the CPA profession nationally regarding rule-making and standard-setting, and serves as an advocate before legislative bodies, public interest groups and other professional organizations. The AICPA develops standards for audits of private companies and other services by CPAs; provides educational guidance materials to its members; develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination; and monitors and enforces compliance with the profession’s technical and ethical standards.

The AICPA’s founding established accountancy as a profession distinguished by rigorous educational requirements, high professional standards, a strict code of professional ethics, a licensing status and a commitment to serving the public interest. 

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Washington, D.C.
1455 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20004-1081
+1 202 638 4512