ACAT Certification Bryant Stratton College Ms. Erina Masters Anita Bennett July 26, 2013 ACAT Certification ACAT is the Accreditation Council for Accountancy and Taxation. The Accreditation Council for Accountancy and Taxation is the regulatory and certification board for the Accredited Business Accountant (ABA). (Goodson, 2012) ACAT is proof that you have the knowledge and skills in the area of Accounting and Taxation. A person is giving their credentials if they can provide financial, accounting and taxation services. Professionals receive accreditation in accountancy and/or taxation through examination and/or coursework, and maintain their accreditation through commitment to a significant program of continuing professional education and adherence to the Councils Code of Ethics and Rules of Professional Conduct. (Kolar, 99) Accreditation is a voluntary credentialing progam for accountants and tax practitioners that recognizes individuals who have demonstrated a specific level of professional knowledge and competency. (Kolar, 99) When obtaining an accreditation, you are letting businesses, government and the public know that you will be providing the highest degree of specialization in accounting and tax services. The ACAT Board of Directors requires that a candidate have a minimum background of three years work experience or two years of college-level accounting plus one year work experience to earn the ABA credential. Individuals without substantive work experience are advised to have completed Principles, Intermediate, and either Cost or Managerial Accounting, as well as at least one semester in taxation, before taking the exam. You must make at least a 70 or better to pass. The test takes three-hours and you must have 72 hours everys three years of continuing professional education. The three hour examination consists of 58 multiple-choice questions which test your knowledge ot taxation and the standards of ethics for commerical tax return preparers. ACAT offers four credentials Accredited Business Accountant (ABA), Accredited Tax Advisor (ATA), Accredited Tax Preparer (ATP), and Accredited Retirement Advisor (ARA). Because ACAT certification is voluntary, the choice to become certified demonstrates individual pride in the profession, the desire to be recognized for mastery of the principles of accounting and taxation, and an ongoing commitment to quality client care. (Accrediation Council for Accountancy and Taxation) You have to register to take the exam. If its your first time taking the exam, you will have to create an account. There is 50 registration fee that is required for all exams. Once you have registered and paid the registration fee ---you will receive an authorization email that will provide you with the information on how to schedule the exam. The examination fees are as follows ABA Examination full exam practice 1 and practice 2 is 285 ABA Examination one part practice 1 or practice 2 is 200 ABA Examination Student Exam through Capstone is 125 ATA Examination is 200 ATP Examination is 200 and ARA Examination is 200. You must test within the testing window stated on the Authoriation-To-Test (ATT), which you receive after you…
The PMP Certification Exam
In This Chapter
ᮣ Examining why project management is important
ᮣ Getting ready for prime time with PMP certification
ᮣ Obtaining your PMP credential
ᮣ Taking a look at the exam
ᮣ Tracking your study plan as a project
his chapter introduces you to the Project Management Professional (PMP)
Certification Exam. Our goal is to enable you to pass the certification
exam and be recognized in your organization and in the business…
defendant uses it in a statement
Intro to Law Enforcement
The Council is the governing body of CLEET having powers of certification, promulgation of rules and regulations at testing, training materials, and qualifications for instructors and for student officers.
True or False?
Certain qualifications must be met before one can receive Peace Officer certification. What are they?
1. Pass an OSBI background check
2. Undergo and MMPI evaluation
3. High school or GED education
Technology. Finish the program at LGCC is almost impossible for the reasons before exposed. I decided to develop my Portfolio and start my own business as a Freelancer. Another option, I have been looking at is to obtain a CCNA Certification. The Schools for these certifications have decent programs, which I am able to take.
TECHNICAL INSTITUTE OF AMERICA.
This institute is my first option to move and continue studying. The course comes with many resources to help you pass on the first try; here…
General Similarities and Differences
The American Counseling Association (ACA) and the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) both present thorough codes of ethics. As both organizations and its members focus on serving clients by respecting their dignity and above else doing no harm, commonalities within the codes are expected. However, The American Counseling Association developed and presents it codes strictly from a secular worldview whereas The American Association of Christian…
Certification of the Organic Process
The purpose of this report is to suggest improvements to the current organic certification process and recommend solutions to the organic food industry in order to ensure that the end users are purchasing organic food products.
The current organic certification process is not an optimal process because it is ambiguous and full of gaps. The process from certifying raw goods to certifying finished goods as organic has many gray areas…
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Dentists & Obamacare
President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) on March 23, 2010. ACA is intended to impact all health practitioners, including dentists. Under ARRA (American recovery and reinvestment act of 2009) oral health providers (DDS/DMDs) are eligible to earn incentives through either the Medicare or Medicaid but…
Magnet Certification Journey
February 26, 2014
Magnet Certification Journey
Providing excellent patient care is the goal established for every nurse. However, not every nurse understands the true meaning of providing excellent patient care. Incorporating evidence –based practice (EBP) is another concept that not all nurses understand or desire. The purpose of this paper is to describe how research utilization proposals are congruent with the forces…
disadvantages, different incentive programs, the effectiveness and the rating system of the LEED certified projects. (Allen and Iano 984)
Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) is an internationally recognized green building certification system, providing third – party verification that a building or community was designed and built using strategies intended to improve performance in metrics such as energy savings, water efficiency, CO2 emissions reduction, improved indoor environmental…
Compare and Contract the AACC and ACA Code of Ethics
In reading both codes you can see how different but yet alike they are, although one is from the Christian aspect and the other from a world view. According to Ralph Bass, Christian counseling has been a part of the work of ministry since the origin of the church. When people were sick they looked to the church for help, they were thought of as touched by the Gods and were given potions for their…