Frequently Asked Questions

Click below for answers to Frequently Asked Questions.

The hourly rate is set by the CPA Alberta Board. The current rate is $190/hour per Practice Reviewer. There is no charge for travel time to and from the firm location.

The QAM is a guide for professional accounting firms or professional service providers to ensure engagement quality and overall firm management. To purchase a QAM, click here.

Desk reviews are practice reviews that are performed at CPA Alberta office locations. Desk reviews are generally performed for sole practitioner firms that typically have only tax or compilation engagements. Before the review, firms are notified of which files have been selected for review and these files must be forwarded to the CPA Alberta offices electronically or via mail.

Reviews for all registered CPA professional accounting firms or professional service providers are to be conducted no less than once every three years.
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