We believe that it is not enough just to stress quality
within our firm, we also need to test that quality and report the results of those tests to you, our
That is why we volunteered to join the Division for CPA firms. One of the requirements of membership in the
Division is a review, every three years, of our quality control policies. The review is conducted by our peers,
specially trained CPA's from other firms.
The results of this examination are available to the public.
That public disclosure is a serious commitment to excellence, and it accurately reflects the degree of our
commitment. We would be pleased to provide you a copy of our most recent peer review report in the resources section of this
Our other measures for maintaining quality, which also are
requirements for membership in the Division, include an average of 40 hours per year of continuing
professional education for all members of our professional staff. We routinely conduct internal inspections
of work being performed. We carefully screen prospective staff members. We continually check for
independence, and we routinely demand close supervision of all engagements.
The Division was created in 1977 by the American Institute
of CPA's. Membership is open to all accounting firms, though not all firms have volunteered to join. We did
because we believe that anything we can do to improve and maintain quality should be done.
Our quality is important to us because we know it is
important to you.