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CPAs are expected to maintain a level of competence to meet the profession’s technical and ethical standards, and provide valuable services to the public, employers and clients. Based on the AICPA Competency Framework: Assurance, these learning resources are designed to help you understand the knowledge and skills necessary to perform high-quality compilation, review, attest, and audit engagements. You’ll also find resources here to support your advisory and consulting engagements.

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Annual Accounting and Auditing Workshop

Revenue recognition, leases, financial instruments, SAS No. 132 and other essential industry changes – we cover them all with practical applications to help you...

Course – Textbook,   Course – Online Audit Foundational

Understanding the Impact of Legalized Marijuana on the CPA Profession

This roundtable webcast discusses the impact of legalized marijuana on the CPA profession and provides questions for practitioners to think about.

Video Audit Foundational

Avoid Potholes: For a Smooth Ride to Peer Review

This guide will help you pinpoint areas your firm might need to take a closer look at to ensure quality standards are being met.

Report Peer review Intermediate

Understanding the SSARS 21 Clarification and Revision

A discussion on issues with respect to Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services (SSARS) No. 21, Statements on Standards for Accounting and Review...

Webcast Compilation Foundational

Establishing and Maintaining a System of Quality Control for a CPA Firm’s Accounting and Auditing Practice

These practice aids are intended to help practitioners develop the policies and procedures that comprise a firm’s system of quality control.

Report Audit Intermediate

Compilation, Review, and Preparation Standards

This page provides access to all current AICPA compilation, review, and preparation standards and interpretations.

Publication Authoritative guidance Foundational

AICPA Peer Review Standards Interpretations

This document contains interpretations of the Peer review standards.

Article Peer review Foundational

AICPA Standards for Performing and Reporting on Peer Reviews

This document includes the Standards for Performing and Reporting on Peer Reviews updated for all changes through spring 2015.

Article Peer review Foundational

Exploring SSARS No. 21: A Look at Preparation, Compilation, and Review Services

This guide provides insight into the key requirements and significant changes required by SSARS No. 21 and helps you apply the new standard in your practice.

Report Preparation services Intermediate

SSARS No. 21 Fact Sheet: A summarization of the SSARSs Clarity Project and SSARS No. 21

This fact sheet summarizes the key points about the SSARSs Clarity Project and SSARS 21.

Article Compilation Foundational

Introduction to SSARS No. 21

Michael Glynn provides an overview of SSARS 21.

Video Compilation Foundational

Standards Tracker

This document provides a quick reference to recently issued standards.

Article FASB financial accounting & reporting Foundational