Certified Public Accountant

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Certified Public Accountant

Certified Public Accountant means:
an accountant who has passed certain examinations, achieved a certain amount of experience, reached a certain age, and met all other statutory and licensing requirements of the U.S. state wherein he or she works. In addition to accounting and auditing, CPAs prepare tax returns for businesses, estates, trusts, and individuals.

Description and Definition of Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

An accountant who has met state educational, work experience, and other requirements, and passed a national exam.


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