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Internet Resources

  • American Accounting Association
    Allegedly "the largest community of accountants in academia" aiming to "shape the future of accounting through teaching, research and a powerful network..." Provides access to relevant blog entries talking about current issues, resources regarding current studies likely to be of interest to the wider profession, publications and links to other organizations.
  • American Bar Association - Section of Taxation
    "...the national voice of Tax Lawyers"
  • European Accounting Association
    A professional organization with the goal to: "link together the Europe-wide community of accounting scholars and researchers, to provide a platform for the wider dissemination of European accounting research, and to foster and improve research in order to ensure the development and the promotion of accounting as well as the improvement of the teaching skills."
  • Federation of Tax Administrators
    The FTA serves state tax authorities and administrators by providing "research and information exchange, training, and intergovernmental and interstate coordination." Site includes access to research and publications, news regarding issues of interest to state tax authorities/administrators/etc. and links to state tax agencies and relevant federal resources.
  • Institute of Management Accountants
    As they term themselves, "the association of accountants and financial professionals in business." Their aim is to help members "expand your professional skills, better manage your organization, and enhance your career."
  • National Association of State Boards of Acccountancy
    An association that has been "dedicated to enhancing the effectiveness of the country’s 55 state boards of accountancy for more than 100 years," namely by, "creating a forum for accounting regulators and practitioners to address issues relevant to the viability of the accounting profession."
  • National Society of Accountants
    A national association focused on helping "members to achieve and maintain professional credentials." Access to relevant blog content and educational articles and an advocacy/legislation news and information section.
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
    "...the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession, with more than 400,000 members in 145 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting. The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, and offers specialty credentials for CPAs who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance."


  • The Accounting Review  Icon
    Publication of the American Accounting Association; reports results of accounting research and explains methodologies.
  • Issues in Accounting Education
    From the American Accounting Association, articles, reviews and commentary on accounting education.
  • Accounting Horizons
    From the American Accounting Association; papers focused on "integration and application."
  • The Practical Tax Lawyer
    From the American Bar Association Section of Taxation, focused on "nuts-and-bolts advice."
  • The Tax Lawyer
    From the American Bar Association Section of Taxation, a peer-reviewed publication focused on taxation: legislation, regulation, case law and rulings.
  • European Accounting Review
    From the European Accounting Association, an academic journal that, while international in scope, also provides a forum for particularly European accounting research.
  • AinE: Accounting in Europe
    Published by the European Accounting Association; focused on European accounting news and topics of current interest.
  • Strategic Finance
    Publication from the Institute of Management Accountants; focused on practical topics of interest to corporate accountants, chief financial officers, treasurers, etc.
  • Management Accounting Quarterly
    From the Institute of Management Accountants; highlights in-depth research articles.


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