CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) May 02, 2013
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is pleased to announce it has been approved as a registered sponsor on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. The National Registry of CPE Sponsors program is offered by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) to recognize CPE program sponsors who provide continuing professional education (CPE) programs in accordance with nationally recognized standards.
“We have a strong commitment to the professional development of our people as well as offering CPE credits through our thought leadership webinar series,” Timothy L. Christen, Chairman and CEO of Baker Tilly said. “Being approved as a registered sponsor is a public recognition of our commitment to deliver high quality continuing education to our employees, clients, and friends of the firm.”
According to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors website, in order to be approved on the Registry with a sponsor status, organizations must demonstrate compliance with the Statement on Standards for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Programs (2012) (Standards) approved jointly by the AICPA and NASBA. NASBA continually reviews applications and approves organizations to offer continuing professional education worth CPE credits for CPAs and other licensed professionals. There are currently over 1,700 program sponsors approved on the Registry.
About Baker Tilly
With more than 1,600 employees, Baker Tilly provides a wide range of accounting, tax, and advisory services. Ranked as one of the top 20 largest firms in the country*, Baker Tilly serves clients from offices in Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis, New York, Washington DC, and throughout Wisconsin.
Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 131 countries, with 26,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.3 billion.
*According to the 2013 Accounting Today “Top 100 Firms.”
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