September 19, 2018

Certificates

Kansas Represenative Wanted House Committee Meetings to Count as CPE to Keep Her Now Expired CPA License

This is a bit of a strange story. Let's start with the basics. Lynn Jenkins is a U.S. House Rep for the fine state of Kansas. She is also a CPA. Or rather, she used to be. This from the Topeka Capital-Journal: U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins’ state permit to work as a certified public accountant […]

Someone Is Not So Impressed With the AICPA’s New Forensic Accounting Certificate

This just in from the tip box: tip:http://www.cpa2biz.com/Content/media/PRODUCER_CONTENT/generic_template_content/featured_products/faq.jsp In their entire FAQ section, not once was the question that I have:Is the certificate printed on 2-ply paper?  Because I plan on wiping my butt with it. Why don't you tell us how you really feel? I was going to call my contact at the AICPA […]

Would You Like Another Certificate on Your Wall?

Thumbnail image for MelanconBCROP2.jpgWe knew it. Lucky for you, there will be a brand spanking new certificate come May of 2010:

Because members will need to be able to demonstrate a competency in IFRS, the AICPA plans to launch in May 2010 an IFRS Certificate of Accomplishment for CPAs, which will require 72 hours of content to complete.

AICPA President and CEO Barry Melancon* is acutely aware of your disdain for paint and wallpaper so this latest certificate should fit in nicely with the myriad of other certificates on the wall of your office.
You’re certainly not ashamed of your handsomely framed “[Name] Has Successfully Completed Auditing Cash – 2004” certificate so an IFRS Certificate of Accomplishment will look damn good up there.
Melancon: Issues Facing CPAs Include Globalization, Economic Recovery [Journal of Accountancy]
*Two things: 1) How long has this guy been the HFMIC at the AICPA? Is it a lifetime appointment like the SCOTUS? and 2) How do you think he gets his hair to do that?