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CPA's and accounting exchange of information,

Part I
The CPA is involved in many aspects of accounting and business. Let's discuss some other tasks, other than external auditing, that the CPA performs. What are some non-traditional areas where CPAs are now involved?

Do research on the Internet and show the reference for the information.

Part II
Accounting is becoming a global business language. Provide some evidence of this assertion. What are some of the implications of this trend?

Do research on the Internet and show the reference for the information.

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The CPA is involved in many aspects of accounting and business. Let's discuss some other tasks, other than external auditing, that the CPA performs. What are some non-traditional areas where CPAs are now involved?

Certified Public Accountants (CPA's) handle a wide variety of tasks, depending on what the company is looking for and hires the accountants for. The usual accounting, tax preparations and filings are some areas that most recognized CPA's are hired for. Other areas could be bookkeeping duties along with consulting, auditing and even standing in front of the IRS once a company's books are audited - fighting for the clients interests. "Certified Public Accountants handle a variety of jobs and tasks. They offer basic income tax preparation and advice for a range of clients including individuals, small businesses and corporations. CPAs can also be found performing basic business record keeping, auditing and consulting work. To maintain their license, every three years CPAs must take 120 hours of continuing education courses in order to stay abreast ...

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The following posting discusses the ways that the CPA is involved in accounting and business. It also discusses the implication of the trend where accounting is becoming a global business language.

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