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For over 125 years, the AICPA has been dedicated to supporting CPAs at every stage of their journey.

Learn About AICPA

As the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession, the AICPA advocates on your behalf to regulators, legislators and the general public — helping people understand how essential CPAs are to society. The AICPA also provides continuing education opportunities to give accounting professionals the chance to develop new skills.

The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, and offers specialty credentials for CPAs who concentrate on personal financial planning, forensic accounting, business valuation, and information management and technology assurance.

If you’re an aspiring CPA, we’ll connect you to the people and information you need to reach your goal. We’ve launched websites like to provide tips and insights as you work towards the Exam and beyond.