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Home page of the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers — the bookkeeping profession's association. About the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB) — recognizing bookkeeping as a profession and bookkeepers as professionals Services from the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers designed to help bookkeepers gain recognition as professionals. Bookkeeping Tips, one valuable bookkeeping, tax, payroll, filing or recordkeeping tip e-mailed to you each week—free. How to contact the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers Site Map for the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB.org) - the bookkeeping profession's association.
7 membership benefits of belonging to AIPB that help you get the recognition you deserve as a professional and keep your skills and knowledge up to date
Becoming a Certified Bookkeeper (CB), gives you the right to put “CB” after your name and, according to the U.S. Dept. of Labor, means that you will have “the best job prospects” (Occupational Outlook Handbook).
The AIPB jobs web site helps you find the best bookkeeping jobs, or new clients for your freelance practice, at no charge.
Advance your skills, knowledge and career with self-study courses taken right in your home or office.
The Members Only area includes special resources provided only to AIPB members.
Chat Rooms for professional bookkeepers let you talk with colleagues, get new ideas, ask questions, share knowledge.
Bookkeeping Tips, one valuable bookkeeping, tax, payroll, filing or recordkeeping tip e-mailed to you each week—free.
Accounting, Bookkeeping & Tax Links connect you to over 150 free bookkeeping, accounting and tax calculators, forms, tables, templates,  glossaries—all useful, all free
Free Bookkeeper’s Hiring Test helps employers quickly evaluate job candidates for bookkeeper at no change. Free 10-question test with optional free sections on payroll, depreciation and inventory.

About Us

The American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers was established in 1987 to:

  • recognize bookkeeping as a profession and bookkeepers as professionals;
  • keep employed and freelance bookkeepers current on important revisions to federal and state laws, regulations and procedures;
  • answer bookkeepers' everyday bookkeeping and accounting questions on a free Members Only telephone AnswerLine;
  • deliver high-quality continuing education for professional bookkeepers;
  • provide job opportunities to professional bookkeepers and help employers find them on a free Jobs Site devoted exclusively to the bookkeeping profession;
  • create a high-level certification of elite professional bookkeepers; and
  • provide online forums for professional bookkeepers to exchange information, help and ideas.

Founders

Stanley Hartman, Co-President and Executive Director, is former Senior Financial analyst, Doubleday & Company; former partner, Simon, Krowitz, Bolin & Hartman, Certified Public Accountants; former President, Newsletter Corporation of America.

Stephen Sahlein, Co-President and Director of Publishing, is former Executive Editor, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich; author Mastering Double-Entry Bookkeeping (AIPB, 2002); Editor, The General Ledger and Publisher, AIPB Continuing Education.

Key Staff

Barbara Regotti, Manager, Educational Support Services. Barbara provides support services to colleges and universities that give the Certified Bookkeeper course.

Robin Merrill, Assistant Manager, Educational Support Services.

Carol Watson, Director, Member Services.

Kenia Salgado, Manager, Job Site Services.

 

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