What is a Public Practice?

Public Practice means “those tasks, services, and functions, as may be prescribed, performed by a CPA, and offered to or provided to the public.

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  • Public Practice means “those tasks, services, and functions, as may be prescribed, performed by a CPA, and offered to or provided to the public whether on a full-time or part-time basis, alone or in partnership with others, in respect of any one or more of the following:
  • performing an audit engagement and issuing an auditor’s report;
  • performing any other assurance engagement and issuing an assurance report;
  • a compilation, including a compilation of a financial forecast or projection, prepared while performing an external engagement service and the notice to reader communication is required as set out in the compilation engagement section(s) of the CPA Canada Handbook – Assurance;
  • accounting, insofar as it involves analysis, advice and interpretation in an expert capacity, but excluding record keeping; and;
  • taxation, insofar as it involves advice and counseling in an expert capacity, but excluding mechanical processing of returns.”

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