MAAT and doing ACCA. Can I be a MIP?

mahdi87
mahdi87 Registered Posts: 121 ? ? ?
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

  • CeeJaySix
    CeeJaySix Registered Posts: 645
    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
  • Gem7321
    Gem7321 MAAT, AAT Licensed Accountant Posts: 1,438
    I agree that while you are an ACCA student you can only prepare books to trial balance stage.
  • burg
    burg Moderator, FMAAT, AAT Licensed Accountant Posts: 1,441
    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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