The American Institute of CPAs is mulling the idea of internationalizing the CPA designation.During its recent Fall Meeting of Council and Members, held here, Leslie Murphy, co-chair of the AICPA/National Association of State Boards of Accountancy Joint Committee on the International Administration of the CPA Examination, and Arleen Thomas, senior vice president of member competency and development at the AICPA, presented a proposal asking Council members to consider offering the U.S. CPA Exam to international markets and issuing a non-audit CPA designation for use outside the U.S.

An international CPA title would require the same criteria and ongoing professional commitments as are required for domestic CPAs.

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