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Private Companies Practice Section

Established in 1977, PCPS was initially formed in response to government's call for increased regulation of the accounting profession. For almost 30 years, PCPS has worked consistently to improve the quality of CPA firm service through self-regulation and to act as an advocate for local and regional firms.

A lot has changed since our start in 1977. Today's marketplace has new demands, and, just as many CPA firms have enhanced their compliance work with value-added consulting, PCPS has reduced its emphasis on self-regulation and gravitated toward adding value to local practices. The PCPS of the future will continue to stand for leadership, advocacy and quality among local and regional accounting firms across the United States, while providing practical tools and resources specifically designed to boost the success of these CPA firms.