The Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is the highest accounting credential in the U.S. and is similar to the CA Qualification in India.

The CPA title is awarded by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountant.

U.S. CPA members and students play a vital role in both ‘practice’ and ‘industry’ in sectors such as financial services, banking, manufacturing, construction, education and consultancy.

The services of U.S. CPA are required in all areas of the business world

Assurance and Attest Services

Financial Accounting

Management Consulting and Performance Management

Information Technology (especially as applied to accounting and auditing)

Corporate Finance (Merger & Acquisition, initial public offerings, share and debt issuing)

Financial Planning

Financial Analysis

Venture Capital

Forensic Accounting (preventing, detecting, and investigating financial frauds)

Tax Preparation and Planning

Estate Planning

Corporate Governance

Income Tax

While some CPAs are generalists and may offer a range of services (especially those in small practices) many CPAs specialize in just one area and may provide only one of the services listed above.

Study Material for CPA

Tuition Fees: INR 75000 + 12.36% tax