Definition of Certified public accountant
1. Noun. An accountant who has passed certain examinations and met all other statutory and licensing requirements of a United States state to be certified by that state. "In addition to accounting and auditing, CPAs also prepare tax returns for individuals and corporations"
Lexicographical Neighbors of Certified Public Accountant
Literary usage of Certified public accountant
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The World Almanac and Encyclopedia (1906)
"A statute of 18% forbids all ' persons to assume the title of "Certified Public Accountant," or its abbreviation. ..."
2. Accounting Theory and Practice by Roy Bernard Kester (1921)
"396 By PE Bacas, BCS Member of Columbia Staff of Instructors in Accounting (1919-1920); certified public accountant; With Lybrand, Ross Brothers and ..."
3. Auditing Theory and Practice by Robert Hiester Montgomery (1912)
"CHAPTER XXXV certified public accountant LAWS AND EXAMINATIONS THE first Certified Public Accountant law was enacted by the Legislature of the State of New ..."
4. Financial Management: Profile of Army Financial Managers by George H. Stalcup (1998)
"... of certifications held CPA: certified public accountant CGFM: Certified Government Financial Manager OFMC: Other financial management certifications ..."
5. Transactions of the Commonwealth Club of California by Commonwealth Club of California (1903)
"302, Central Tower, SF 1954 Casey, Dr. Vernon V., osteopath, 323 Geary St., SF 1950 Cashion, Tindall E., certified public accountant, Arthur Andersen ft Co. ..."