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
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)
Forensic Accounting (preventing, detecting, and investigating financial frauds)
Tax Preparation and Planning
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.
Tuition Fees: INR 75000 + 12.36% tax