To be tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, an organization must be organized and operated exclusively for any of these purposes: charitable, religious, educational, scientific, literary, testing for public safety, fostering national or international amateur sports competition, or preventing cruelty to children or animals.Continue Reading
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Bridge™ Member Interest Communities
Join online communities based on your interest areas. Topical communities include Accounting & Auditing, Governmental Accounting & Auditing, Not-for-Profit, and Taxation. Explore more interest-based Bridge™ communities.
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- Accounting & Auditing
- Governmental and Not-For-Profit
- Taxation and Tax Reform
- Public Practice Tools, including the AICPA PCPS Tool of the Month
- Disengagement Tools
AICPA Credentials (Advisory Services)
The AICPA offers exclusive credentials for qualified financial professionals — Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF®), Personal Financial Specialist (PFS™), Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV®), Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP®), and the Certified in Entity and Intangible Valuations (CEIVTM) — that can differentiate you as having knowledge and expertise in a specialty practice area, giving you, your firm, or your organization a competitive advantage. Learn how you can enhance your value through specialized credentials and designations.