Definitions for "American Institute of Certified Public Accountants"
Keywords:  aicpa, cpa, certified, auditing, gasb
The national association that represents certified public accountants in business and industry, public practice, government, and education.
( AICPA) the national, professional organization for all Certified Public Accountants. Its mission is to provide members with the resources, information, and leadership that enable them to provide valuable services in the highest professional manner to benefit the public as well as employers and clients. In fulfilling its mission, the AICPA works with state CPA organizations and gives priority to those areas where public reliance on CPA skills is most significant.
A professional association of U.S. Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) that directly influences accounting practice in the United States in a variety of ways, including the development of generally accepted auditing standards (GAAS).