Sectoral Surveys

LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD

There are several situations when we can voice out our comments or decisions on important matters.  One way is when we vote for our leaders during elections.  We can also provide feedback to issues by writing or emailing to the editors of the various media outlets, including newspapers and other publications.   However, most of us have not been exposed to this system of responding to surveys to provide inputs to relevant concerns.  This should not be the case since surveys are useful tools in the communication of ideas, especially for accountants.  The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) has regularly been conducting surveys to generate feedback from accountants all throughout the world.  The IFAC has conducted and released the results of its 2016 Global Small Medium Practice (“SMP”)  Survey and disclosed a good number of findings on the SMP.

The Professional Regulatory Board of Accountancy (“BoA”) launched formally its “Let your voice be heard” Survey project during the oath taking ceremony of the new CPAs in the Philippine International Convention Center on November 27, 2017.

This survey project consists of the BoA putting online surveys that are intended to provide feedback from the various stakeholders to the BoA on pertinent accountancy issues, Those responding to the surveys will be able to communicate to the BoA their perception and comments on relevant matters, Furthermore, the survey results can be the basis for the BoA for formulate any appropriate measures affecting the profession,

Those who are expected to respond to the surveys include Certified Public Accountants (“CPA”), graduates of accounting programs, accounting students and other stakeholders,  Since the surveys are online, the accomplishment and tabulation thereof is facilitated,

The CPA respondents to these surveys will be qualified to get Continuing Professional Development (“CPD”) credits under the self -directed approach, BoA novelty items will also be given to the respondents via a “raffle” system.

The BoA has been conducting several surveys already and has been using the feedback therefrom in the programs and decisions that has been formulating, To date, several surveys that have been released and/or are on going. These include the Sectoral surveys for CPAs in Academe (“AE”), Public Practice (“PP”), and Commerce and Industry (“CI”); Survey on Satisfaction services of PICPA’ Survey on Access to Accountancy Website and Facebook sites; New CPA Tracker Surveys, and various Mini Surveys.

The surveys which are still open and the links thereto are indicated below as follows:

AE – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CPASurveyAE

PP – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CPASurveyPP

CI – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CPASurveyCI

New CPA Tracker Survey – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/cpatrackerand https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/102017cpatrack

Survey on Satisfaction on PICPA –https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/mspicpa

Survey on FB and website – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/webfbfeedbck

Those interested in taking the surveys have until December 31, 2017 to do this.  The CPAs and the other accountancy stakeholders should take this opportunity to let their voice be beard by participating in these BoA online surveys.  It is noteworthy to cite that over 9,200 respondents have already participated d in  the various BoA surveys.

Don’t be left behind, Go online and do your survey.

Chairman Joel L. Tan-Torres is the chairman of the Professional Regulatory Board of Accountancy.  He is a Certified Public Accountant who placed No. 1 in the May 1979 CPA Board Examinations.  He is a partner of Reyes Tacandong & Co., CPAs.  He was the former Commissioner of the Bureau of Internal Revenue from 2009 to 2010.

This column accepts contributions from accountants, especially articles that are of interest to the accountancy profession, in particular, and to the business community, in general.  These can be e-mailed to boa.secretariat.@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

INTRODUCING THE FIRST OF A SERIES OF MINI SURVEYS AFFECTING CPAs

Participate in these online surveys which will regularly be featured on this page and earn rewards, including Continuing Professional Development (CPD) units and BoA “I am Accountant” novelty items.

For this first survey, it will dwell on getting feedback on the level of member satisfaction or dissatisfaction on the activities of PICPA and/or its chapters as the Accredited Professional Organization of accountants. The survey will run from September 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017. Upon completion of the survey, print screen the final page advising you of your completion of the survey. This shall be your basis for claiming CPD units pursuant to a BoA Resolution that will be issued for this purpose.

To accomplish this survey, go to this link:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/mspicpa


 

THE ONLINE SURVEYS ARE STILL OPEN IN 2017

PARTICIPATE IN THE 2016 SECTORAL SURVEYS (ACCOUNTING EDUCATION (AE), PUBLIC PRACTICE (PP) AND COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY (CI) AND THE NEW CPA TRACKER SURVEY ( AND HAVE THE CHANCE TO WIN THE BOA NOVELTY ITEMS AND PUBLICATIONS.

ACCOMPLISH THE ONLINE SURVEY ON OR BEFORE DECEMBER 31, 2016, AND YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE INCLUDED IN THE RAFFLE OF THE VARIOUS BOA ITEMS SHOWN BELOW.

Here are the links for the 3 surveys for your reference.
AE – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CPASurveyAE
PP – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CPASurveyPP
CI – https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CPASurveyCI

New CPA –  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/cpatracker


SECTORAL SURVEYS CONTINUE IN 2016

The Board of Accountancy has reiterated its instructions to PICPA to distribute the Sectoral Survey questionnaires to all attendees of CPA seminars conducted by PICPA.

The Sectoral Surveys are three sets of surveys for the three sectors of the accountancy profession, namely public practice, commerce and industry and academe. This was prepared by the BoA to get feedback from these three sectors on important issues regarding the profession. In 2016, Sectoral Surveys for the government sector and the accounting student sector will be forumulated and disseminated .

“The surveys can be accomplished in a few minutes. These will give the BoA important information that can guide us in our programs and projects for the profession,” said Chairman Joel Tan-Torres.

Attendees in the CPD seminars organized by PICPA are required to accomplish the applicable survey questionnaire relevant to their sector and to submit these at the end of the seminars as a requisite for getting their CPD certificates. The other sectoral organizations, including ACPAPP, ACPACI, NACPAE and GACPA are also encouraged to distribute the surveys to their members for accomplishment.

The survey can also be accessed and accomplished online by logging in to the following:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2015AccountingEducatorSurvey
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2015CommerceIndustrySurvey
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2015PublicPracticeSurvey

The survey will continue to run in 2016.
All accountants are encouraged to participate in this worthwhile undertaking
The initial results of the survey are now posted in the BoA website at boa.com.ph in the 2nd Accountancy Stakeholders Forum download section.

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TAKE YOUR CPD AND YOUR SURVEY

The Board of Accountancy has reiterated its instructions to PICPA to distribute the 2015 Sectoral Survey questionnaires to all attendees of CPA seminars conducted by PICPA.

The 2015 Sectoral Surveys are three sets of surveys for the three sectors of the accountancy profession, namely public practice, commerce and industry and academe. This was prepared by the BoA to get feedback from these three sectors on important issues regarding the profession.

“The surveys can be accomplished in a few minutes. These will give the BoA important information that can guide us in our programs and projects for the profession,” said Chairman Joel Tan-Torres.

Attendees in the CPD seminars organized by PICPA are required to accomplish the applicable survey questionnaire relevant to their sector and to submit these at the end of the seminars as a requisite for getting their CPD certificates.  The other sectoral organizations, including ACPAPP, ACPACI, NACPAE and GACPA are also encouraged to distribute the surveys to their members for accomplishment.

The survey can also be accessed and accomplished online by logging in to the following:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2015AccountingEducatorSurvey
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2015CommerceIndustrySurvey
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2015PublicPracticeSurvey

The survey will run until the end of the year.

All accountants are encouraged to participate in this worthwhile undertaking

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HAVE YOU COMPLETED YOUR SURVEY?

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All accountants are encouraged to participated in the ongoing sectoral survey of the Board of Accountancy.

“There are three surveys that the BoA has circulated to the PICPA, its chapters and all sectoral organizations for their members to accomplish and submit back to PICPA Shaw or emailed to boa.secretariat @gmail.com when accomplished. These surveys are for the public practice, commerce and industry and academe accountants. We will get useful information from the accomplished surveys that will help us in the Board pursue our initiatives, It will just take a few minutes to accomplish these surveys” BoA Chairman Joel Tan-Torres said.

The surveys can be downloaded from the BoA website boa.com.ph under the Download/Others tab or you can answer directly thru the links provided below.

 

Be a Part of the 2015 Sectoral Surveys Now!

2015 Accounting Educators Survey

2015 Commerce and Industry Survey

2015 Public Practice Survey