A Reprimand for the JofA


The accounting profession is in the throes of the greatest crisis it has ever faced, and your cover for September 2002 is about car dealerships.

You guys certainly are not doing enough to outline and discuss the issues facing CPAs. It seems you hope it’ll all go away—very disappointing.

Michael C. Hughes, CPA
Vice-President, Finance
Lockheed Martin Global
Bethesda, Maryland


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