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accountancy bodies


professional organizations for accountants professional institutions and associations for accountants, These include such bodies as the Accounting Standards Board in the United Kingdom and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants in the United States.

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Definitions of ’accountancy bodies’ and meaning of ’accountancy bodies’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’accountancy bodies’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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