Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland

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A body of accountants that originated with the Edinburgh Society of Accountants (1854), the Glasgow Institute of Accountants and Actuaries (1854), and the Aberdeen Society of Accountants (1867), which merged in 1951. It is the longest established professional accountancy body in the world. See also accountancy bodies; chartered accountant.

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Subjects: Accounting.

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