Massachusetts Board of Public Accountancy
The Massachusetts Board of Public Accountancy issues licenses to practice public accountancy to qualified individuals who comply with the requirements of the statute and rules. The Board monitors the licensee’s practice of public accountancy and its related business operations to insure that the services provided to the public in any licensed capacity are in accordance with the ethical standards of Massachusetts General Laws and Board Regulations. The Board also insures that licensees have complied with all continuing education and peer review report requirements necessary to renew their licenses.
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
As an AICPA member active in the practice of public accounting, TwardyCPA is associated with an independent CPA firm that participates in an AICPA-approved practice-monitoring program. Under this Peer Review program, this CPA firm conducted a thorough examination the Reviewed Financial Statements and related workpapers that TwardyCPA had prepared to ensure that all work was performed in accordance with the rules and regulations set forth in the AICPA’s Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services (SSARS), Section 90.
Firms can receive a rating of “pass", "pass with deficiency(ies)", or “fail". For the most recent consecutive 3-year review period ended August 31, 2021, TwardyCPA received a rating of “pass with deficiency”. For the two prior consecutive 3-year review periods ended August 31, 2018 and 2015, respectively, TwardyCPA received a rating of “pass”.
TwardyCPA is scheduled to undergo its next Peer Review covering the 3-year review period ended August 31, 2024 during the fall of 2024.
Internal Revenue Service
IRS regulations require that all paid tax return preparers register with the IRS to obtain a preparer tax identification number (PTIN) and an electronic filing identification number (EFIN) as an approved, authorized IRS e-file provider, and meet continuing professional education (CPE) requirements as a tax preparer. As an active CPA in good standing with the Massachusetts Board of Public Accountancy and the New Hampshire Board of Accountancy, I satisfy all IRS requirements.
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