Professional Affiliations

AGN INTERNATIONAL

Dana F. Cole & Company, LLP is a member of AGN International, which is one of the top 5 Accounting Associations in the world.

AGN International is a worldwide association of separate and independent accounting and consulting firms serving business organizations throughout the world. All members are dedicated to the development and maintenance of the highest professional standards.

In this age of globalization, companies are challenged to deal with a maturing economy, trade agreements and other alliances which unite national markets and creates cross-border work.

Member Firms of AGN assist clients in meeting the challenges posed both by local and global ventures. These firms advise companies on the diverse financial and tax rules governing all forms of commercial activities.

Through AGN, clients benefit from trusted and knowledgeable professionals worldwide.

AICPA

The Certified Public Accountants in our firm are active members of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. The AICPA provides technical resources, training, networking opportunities and expert guidance.

In order to be a member, an accountant must have passed all parts of the CPA exam and hold an active permit to practice. Each member must complete 120 hours, or its equivalent, of continuing professional education every three years. Additionally, all members must abide by the AICPA Bylaws and Code of Professional Conduct.

Within the AICPA, our firm is a registered member of the following:

  • Private Companies Practice Section
  • Center for Audit Quality
  • Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center
  • Governmental Audit Quality Center

PEER REVIEW

Since we are in public practice, and our firm performs accounting services that fall within the scope of AICPA's practice-monitoring standards, we are enrolled in the AICPA Peer Review Program. We successfully completed our eleventh peer review in July of 2014.

See a copy of the Full Peer review report including our comments.