Horwich Coleman Levin, LLC

Receives 8th Consecutive Unqualified Peer Review

Firm Meets Highest Quality Control Requirements for an Accounting and Auditing Practice


Chicago, IL, December, 2013. Horwich Coleman Levin, LLC announced today that it has successfully completed a rigorous peer review of its accounting and auditing practice. The reviewers concluded that the firm complies with the stringent quality control standards set by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the national professional organization of CPAs. This is the seventh consecutive time that this diversified firm has received this outstanding recognition.

Horwich Coleman Levin, LLC participates in the AICPA Peer Review Program, one of the AICPA–approved practice–monitoring programs. A firm participating in any of these programs must have an independent review of its accounting and auditing practice every three years.

The peer review of Horwich Coleman Levin, LLC was performed by Heinold–Banwart, Ltd., a Certified Public Accounting firm, who qualified under the program’s requirements for service as a reviewer. The objective of the peer review is to determine whether a CPA firm has suitable control policies and procedures and is complying with them. Its unmodified report indicates that Horwich Coleman Levin, LLC measures up to the accounting profession’s high standards of quality and professionalism. Horwich Coleman Levin, LLC is committed to continuing periodic peer reviews as an avenue to stay abreast on current standards in accounting and foster quality performance. A copy of the opinion letter for the report on the results of the review is posted on horwich.hclcpa.com. If requested, the firm will provide a copy of the report on the results of the review to all interested parties, although not required to do so.

Horwich Coleman Levin, LLC serves corporations, individuals, associations and many other entities and groups. The firm provides a full range of audit, accounting, tax, business valuation, consulting and sound business advice to a large group of clients.

The AICPA is the national professional organization of CPAs with more than 320,000 members in public practice, industry, government and education. AICPA members are committed to the highest standards of quality, independence and ethics in their practice. In its continuing efforts to serve the public interest, the organization sets audit standards, upholds the profession’s code of conduct, provides continuing professional education, administers peer review programs, and prepares and grades the Uniform CPA Examination.