It’s no secret that Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) are among the most distinguished professionals in the business world. As those entrusted with the most sensitive of financial data, CPAs look to develop long-standing relationships with businesses, and work hard to deliver the value and respect associated with their specialized licensing requirements. According to a recent analysis by AICPA, the value that Americans place on relationships with CPAs has never been stronger. As the following data illustrates, Business Decision Makers rely greatly on the skills and effectiveness of their CPAs with Trust, Respect and Integrity acting as critical components to a successful professional relationship.
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