Anstiss & Co. Sends 4 to the AICPA National Not-For-Profit Industry Conference

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) held its annual National Not-For-Profit Industry Conference in Washington, D.C. from June 19 through June 21, 2013.

Anstiss & Co. sends members of the not-for-profit audit team to the AICPA Conference each year in order to stay up-to-date on the latest developments and issues affecting our not-for-profit clients. Anstiss & Co.’s group of 4 gave was the largest representation from any firm in Massachusetts. Ray Anstiss, Jr. (Partner), Dick Dionne¬†(Partner),¬†Jayne Andrews (Director of Not-for-Profit Services Group), and Brendan Toolin (Director of Audit & Small Business Advisory Services) attended the conference.

The three-day conference covers a variety of topics such as (A-133) Single Audits, Form 990 reporting, unrelated business income and changes to accounting standards. Conference speakers consist of industry leaders from public accounting, not-for-profit executives, IRS representatives, and other government officials who work with non-profit organizations on a daily basis.

Key topics this year included clarified auditing standards, potential (A-133) Single Audit changes, and updates on the lease accounting and revenue recognition projects. The information obtained at this conference allows Anstiss & Co. to stay current on the latest developments affecting the not-for-profit industry and advise our clients on changes to regulations and reporting requirements which may affect them in the near future.


Anstiss & Co. is a Lowell- based public accounting firm serving clients throughout the United States. The firm was founded by Ray Anstiss, Sr. in 1964, and is currently listed as a Top-30 Accounting Firm in Massachusetts by the Boston Business Journal.

contact us