American Institute of Certified Public Accountants(AICPA) – With more than 330,000 members, the AICPA is the premier national professional association for CPAs in the United States.
Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) – The mission of the Financial Accounting Standards Board is to establish and improve standards of financial accounting and reporting for the guidance and education of the public, including issuers, auditors, and users of financial information
Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) –The mission of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board is to establish and improve standards of state and local governmental accounting and financial reporting that will result in useful information for users of financial reports and guide and educate the public, including issuers, auditors, and users of those financial reports.
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) – The SEC is an independent, nonpartisan, quasijudicial regulatory agency with responsibility for administering the federal securities laws.
CPA Exam Site (AICPA)
National Association of State Boards of Accountancy)– NASBA serves as a forum for the nation’s state boards of accountancy which administer the Uniform CPA Examination, license certified public accountants, and regulate the practice of public accountancy in the United States.
Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) – The IMA is the leading professional organization devoted exclusively to management accounting and financial management
Managerial Cost Accounting Guide (CFO Council)The “Cost Accounting Implementation Guide” is intended to provide assistance for agencies to implement a managerial cost accounting process.
The New Finance (AICPA) – “The New Finance” is defined as management process, technology, and resources.