If the profession is to achieve substantial equivalency
, it must not disregard the perspective of the states, whose duty to protect the public must be considered.
The AICPA and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) began collaborating on substantial equivalency
in the mid-'90s, issuing a revised joint model in the third edition of the UAA in 1998 (see "New Regulations for a New World," JofA, Nov.
Lagrimas informed that school children ages, 17 and up are qualified to take the accreditation and equivalency
examination for high school level.
ACCME President and CEO Graham McMahon, MD, MMSc, said, "We are honored to establish mutual substantial equivalency
with our colleague accreditor, the European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology.
As such, ESI is excited to earn equivalency
authorization for these important courses.
NASBA says it will evaluate substantial equivalency
for state boards on request.
Bear in mind that the Congressional Budget Office has already suggested equivalency
in its recommendations to the House Ways and Means Committee," King said.
Overseas Filipino engineers and architects will not be easily displaced by Qatars new equivalency
system as the demand for Filipino workers in Qatar continues to rise, a Palace official recently said.
Among the educational programs offered at Pitchess are courses for inmates to obtain their general equivalency
diploma, known as a GED; a high school program; the Amer-I-CAN motivational program; a personal relationships program; English as a second language; vocational courses including sewing and graphic arts; and Beat the Street, a drug education program.
I am devoting this column to an issue that you will hear me talk about often during my year as chair -- implementation of the core provisions of the Uniform Accountancy Act (UAA), and specifically, the concept of "substantial equivalency
The substantial equivalency
designation would allow California CPAs to provide services to clients across state lines after properly notifying the appropriate state boards of accountancy.
In addition, as the UAA's substantial equivalency
provisions come into play, licensees also would agree to be under the jurisdiction of the boards where they are practicing temporarily.