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CPA

Abbreviation for:
Canadian Physiotherapy Association
Canadian Psychiatrist Association
Canadian Psychologist Association
carboxypeptidase A
Care Programme Approach, see there (Medspeak-UK)
cardiac peak amplitude
cardiopulmonary arrest
cerebellopontine angle
child-placing agencies
childhood physical abuse
chlorpheniramine
chronic pyrophosphate arthropathy
Clinical Pathology Accreditation, see there (Medspeak-UK)
colony-promoting activity
Comprehensive Performance Assessment (Medspeak-UK)
congenital pyloric atresia
costophrenic angle
critical-path analysis (Medspeak-UK)
cryoprotective agent
cyclosporin A

CPA

Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
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She will become the second CPA in the Legislature after the November elections, joining Assembly Member Roger Niello, CPA (R-Fair Oaks).
The composition of today's typical CPA firm is very different than it was 50 years ago, and New York needs to keep up with the times.
"The profession's primary mission is to provide public service, and when we CPAs act in unison, we're unbeatable," Williamson said.
Further, intensified competition in the middle-to-upper-income client universe has begun to erode a typically core market for CPA services, especially with the advent of financial "supermarkets" that provide guidance and advice to clients "for free."
Despite the prevalence of CPA programs, little is known about the ways in which they affect a citizen's beliefs and perceptions.
So should financial services and IT companies in the auditing business be governed by the same rules that apply to traditional CPA firms?
David Gaino, CPA, managing shareholder of 90-person, 40-CPA Moore Stephens Apple in Akron, Ohio, says, "When a client isn't doing well, 60% of the time it's a people problem." His firm started offering HR consulting after a former partner noted that clients asked repeatedly for help with staff issues.
CPAs may argue the scope of their service is merely "tax advice," perceiving some sort of inoculation from these rules.
The concept of a CPA evolved from efforts of the Devon and Cornwall Constabulary in Great Britain to acquaint citizens with local law enforcement and its organizational structure.
Anyone inappropriately using the CPA designation should consider the stakeholders affected by that decision.
* More family law attorneys are recommending their divorce clients hire a single, neutral CPA to help handle the transition from their shared financial life to their new independent lives.
Most CPAs agree it is in everyone's best interests to match clients with CPA firms that are best suited to the clients' specific needs.