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CPA

abbr.
certified public accountant
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CPA

(in the US) abbreviation for
(Professions) certified public accountant
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CPA

or C.P.A.,

certified public accountant.
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Noun1.CPA - an accountant who has passed certain examinations and met all other statutory and licensing requirements of a United States state to be certified by that state; "in addition to accounting and auditing, CPAs also prepare tax returns for individuals and corporations"
accountant, comptroller, controller - someone who maintains and audits business accounts
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While New York's stringent CPA firm-ownership requirement is different from other states', it is similar to the firm-ownership requirements that New York imposes on many other professions.
To illustrate how counterproductive some states' requirements have become, he cited the case of a CPA who moved from Illinois to Texas.
The benefits of the PFS designation are an indication of the advantages it provides to a CPA. It especially can help practitioners stand out from the crowd.
"This is a great time to be starting out as a CPA," says Murphy.
Despite the prevalence of CPA programs, little is known about the ways in which they affect a citizen's beliefs and perceptions.
If you tend to view your CPA as little more than a "necessary evil," you may not be getting all the service you need to manage your practice's finances effectively.
American Express, for example, is the parent of one of the largest groups of CPA firms in the United States.
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Some CPA benefits plan providers or HR consultants say they are pleased with the move away from hourly billing to a fixed-fee environment.
For example, this would be the case if a CPA were to suggest to a client that some international exposure would serve as a hedge against domestic economic risk, or, alternatively, that a mix of small-, mid-and large-cap securities would be beneficial.
The CPA logo and previous tagline were developed nine years ago for AICPA and state CPA society members to use in their promotions as a component of the CPA image enhancement campaign.
The concept of a CPA evolved from efforts of the Devon and Cornwall Constabulary in Great Britain to acquaint citizens with local law enforcement and its organizational structure.