Federal Issues

The Congressional and Political Affairs team monitors and advocates on legislative matters that affect the accounting profession. The AICPA develops Congressional testimony, has contact with federally-elected officials and their staffs, and works with regulatory agencies to help promote sound policymaking. A complete list of regulatory and legislative issues can be accessed below.


How You Can Get Involved

Make Your Voice Heard – Go to the AICPA Legislative Action Center

As a CPA, the Congressional and Political Affairs Team encourages all members of the AICPA to be involved in the political process and make your voice heard. 

Become an AICPA Federal Key Person Program

As part of the Institute’s advocacy efforts, the AICPA Federal Key Person Program seeks interested AICPA members to develop relationships with their Senators and Congressperson.  Key Persons are periodically asked to call or write Congressional Members regarding specific legislative issues.

Support the AICPA Political Action Committee (AICPA PAC)

The AICPA PAC is a vehicle by which AICPA members can help to have the voice of the profession heard on Capitol Hill. Member contributions to the PAC are welcome at any time and can be made online.