MAAT and doing ACCA. Can I be a MIP?

mahdi87mahdi87 Well-KnownPosts: 121Registered
Hi guys

I someone can give me some advise. I am currently studying ACCA and I would like to know if I can be a MIP at the same time?

Many thanks

Comments

  • CeeJaySixCeeJaySix Well-Known Posts: 645Registered
    I believe ACCA will heavily restrict what you can practise whilst being a student member with them - the restrictions are at their end rather than AAT's, I would give them a call before going any further.
    Gem7321
  • Gem7321Gem7321 Experienced Mentor DevonPosts: 1,438MAAT, AAT Licensed Accountant
    I agree that while you are an ACCA student you can only prepare books to trial balance stage.
  • burgburg Experienced Mentor GloucesterPosts: 1,440Moderator, FMAAT, AAT Licensed Accountant
    You are indeed limited to Bookkeeping to trial balance. You have a choice either only do bookkeeping, don't rub an accountancy practice yet or resign from the ACCA.

    Only you can decide which is the best option for you.

    For me I left ACCA as I didn't feel it was necessary for an accountancy practice in the modern era being aimed at micro businesses. I have yet to be proved wrong.

    If however long term you may wish to go back to employment then ACCA will help considerably with your employment and earning potential.
    Regards,

    Burg
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