AIPB — the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers — is the bookkeeping profession's national association. AIPB's mission is to achieve recognition of bookkeepers as accounting professionals; keep bookkeepers up to date on changes in bookkeeping, accounting and tax; answer bookkeepers' everyday bookkeeping and accounting questions; and certify bookkeepers who meet high, national standards. Founded in 1987. Current membership: 30,000.
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Benefits of Membership in the bookkeeping profession's national association. You get monthly briefings on the latest changes in bookkeeping — and accounting, recordkeeping and reporting, payroll and tax—at no charge. You get free answers to your bookkeeping and accounting questions—and other benefits. Tell me all the benefits of membership.
The Certified Bookkeeper (CB) Designation. Improve your standing with your employer, get a higher paying job, enhance your self-image and get the respect you deserve from CPAs and colleagues. According to a recent survey:
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Tip of the Day · Sep-30-2016
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