Accountants

Welcome to this U.S. State and Territory list for Boards of Accountancy.

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Alabama

Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy

Registration – Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy

Alabama Accountancy Laws – Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy

Alaska

Board of Public Accountancy – Corporations, Business & Professional Licensing – State of Alaska

Applications and Forms – Board of Public Accountancy – Corporations, Business & Professional Licensing – State of Alaska

Statutes & Regulations – Board of Public Accountancy – Corporations, Business & Professional Licensing – State of Alaska

Arizona

Arizona State Board of Accountancy

Certification – Arizona State Board of Accountancy

Arizona Administrative Code – Arizona State Board of Accountancy

Arizona Revised Statutes – Arizona State Board of Accountancy

Arkansas

Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy

Licensing Information – Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy

Accountancy Law – Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy

California

California Board of Accountancy – Department of Consumer Affairs – ca.gov

Exam Applicants – California Board of Accountancy – Department of Consumer Affairs – ca.gov

Index to the California Accountancy Act – California Board of Accountancy – Department of Consumer Affairs – ca.gov

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

I was unable to get specific information on an existing Board of Accountancy using a search for agencies on the Commonwealth website. No board is listed in the resources listed below:

Boards of Accountancy – National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA)

Links to the State Boards of Accountancy – Division of Certified Public Accounting – Florida Department of Business @ Professional Regulation

Below is a link to the Commonwealth website:

Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)

I was able to locate the Board Statues below:

Board Statutes – Public Law No. 13-52 – Thirteen Northern Marianas Commonwealth Legislature (pdf)

Colorado

Board of Accountancy – Department of Regulatory Agencies – Colorado

Board of Accountancy: Laws, Rules and Policies – Board of Accountancy – Department of Regulatory Agencies – Colorado

Board of Accountancy: Applications and Forms – Board of Accountancy – Department of Regulatory Agencies – Colorado

Connecticut

State Board of Accountancy – Connecticut Secretary of the State

Forms and Fees – State Board of Accountancy – Connecticut Secretary of the State

Statutes and Regulations – State Board of Accountancy – Connecticut Secretary of the State

Delaware

Board of Accountancy – Division of Professional Regulation – Department of State – State of Delaware

CPA Certificate – Board of Accountancy – Division of Professional Regulation – Department of State – State of Delaware

Board of Accountancy – Chapter 1. – Professions and Occupations – Title 24 – Delaware Code Online – State of Delaware

District of Columbia

Board of Accountancy – District of Columbia

How To Guides – District of Columbia Board of Accountancy – Pearson Vue

Municipal Accounting Regulations – Occupational & Professional Licensing Administration – Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs – District of Columbia – April 2004 (pdf)

Florida

Division of Certified Public Accounting – Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation

Forms Center – Division of Certified Public Accounting – Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation

Public Accountancy -Chapter 473 – 2013 Florida Statutes – The Florida Senate

Georgia

State Board of Accountancy – State Accounting Office – GEORGIAGOV

Forms Download – State Board of Accountancy – State Accounting Office – GEORGIAGOV

Georgia Laws – O.C.G.A. Title 7 – Laws and Regulations – Department of Banking and Finance – GEORGIAGOV

Guam

Guam Board of Accountancy

CPA Exam Application – Guam Board of Accountancy

Guam Law and Rules – Guam Board of Accountancy

Hawaii

Licensing Area: Accountancy – Professional & Vocational Licensing – Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) – State of Hawaii

Application Forms & Publications – Licensing Area: Accountancy – Professional & Vocational Licensing – Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) – State of Hawaii

Statute/Rule Chapter – Accountancy – Professional & Vocational Licensing – Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) – State of Hawaii

Idaho

Idaho State Board of Accountancy

Forms – Idaho State Board of Accountancy

Accountants – Chapter 2 – Title 54 – Professions, Vocations, and Businesses – Idaho Statutes – Idaho Legislature

Illinois

Illinois Board of Examiners

Uniform CPA Exam – Illinois Board of Examiners

Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation (IDFPR)

Professions, Occupations, and Business Operations (225 ILCS 450/) Illinois Public Accounting Act. – Information maintained by the Legislative Reference Bureau – Illinois Compiled Statutes – Illinois General Assembly

Indiana

Licensing Information – Indiana Board of Accountancy – Professions – Indiana Professional Licensing Agency – (PLA) – IN.gov

Rules & Regulations Updates – Indiana Board of Accountancy – Professions – Indiana Professional Licensing Agency (PLA) – IN.gov

Iowa

Accountants – Iowa Professional Licensing Bureau – iowa.gov

CPA Licensees – Iowa Professional Licensing Bureau – iowa.gov

Iowa Rules/Laws – Accountants – Iowa Professional Licensing Bureau – iowa.gov

Kansas

Kansas Board of Accountancy

Forms – Kansas Board of Accountancy

Laws and Regulations – Kansas Board of Accountancy

Kentucky

Kentucky Board of Accountancy – ky.gov

Becoming a CPA – Overview – Kentucky Board of Accountancy – ky.gov

KRS Chapter 325 – Kentucky Revised Statutes – Kentucky Legislature

Louisiana

State Board of Certified Public Accountants of Louisiana

Becoming a CPA – State Board of Certified Public Accountants of Louisiana

Rules & Statutes – State Board of Certified Public Accountants of Louisiana

Maine

Board of Accountancy – Professional & Financial Regulation – State of Maine

License Types – Board of Accountancy – Professional & Financial Regulation – State of Maine

Laws & Rules – Board of Accountancy – Professional & Financial Regulation – State of Maine

Maryland

Maryland Board of Public Accountancy – Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation – Maryland

Licensing Services – Maryland Board of Public Accountancy – Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation – Maryland

Links to Maryland Law and Regulations – Maryland Board of Public Accountancy – Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation – Maryland

Massachusetts

Board of Public Accountancy – Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation (OCABR) – Mass.gov

Applications and Forms – Public Accountancy – Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation (OCABR) – Mass.gov

Statutes and Regulations – Public Accountancy – Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation (OCABR) – Mass.gov

Michigan

Accountancy – Professional Licensing – Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA)

Requirements for CPA Certificate – Accountancy – Professional Licensing – Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA)

Occupational Code (Excerpt) – Act 299 of 1980 – Article 7 – Michigan Legislature

Minnesota

Minnesota Board of Accountancy

Applications and Forms – Minnesota Board of Accountancy

Board Statutes and Rules – Minnesota Board of Accountancy

Mississippi

Mississippi State Board of Public Accountancy

Licensure & Exam Requirements – Mississippi State Board of Public Accountancy

Public Accountancy Statutes – Miss. Code § 73-33-1, et seq. and Rules and Regulations – Mississippi State Board of Public Accountancy

Missouri

Board of Accountancy – Missouri Division of Professional Registration

CPA Examination – Board of Accountancy – Missouri Division of Professional Registration

Accountants – Chapter 326 – Missouri Revised Statutes

Montana

Montana Board of Public Accountants – Montana Department of Labor & Industry

Montana Application Requirements – Select “License Information” in the main menu on the above webpage

Statute/Rule Information – Select “Regulations” in the main menu on the above webpage

Nebraska

Nebraska Board of Public Accountancy

CPA Information – Nebraska Board of Public Accountancy

Public Accountancy Act As Amended September 2013 – Nebraska State Board of Public Accountancy (pdf)

Nevada

Nevada State Board of Accountancy

Forms & Applications – Nevada State Board of Accountancy

Accountants – Chapter 628 – Nevada State Board of Accountancy

New Hampshire

Board of Accountancy – State of New Hampshire

Application Forms – Board of Accountancy – State of New Hampshire

New Hampshire Accountancy Act – Chapter 309-B – Board of Accountancy – State of New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Jersey State Board of Accountancy – New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs

Applications and Forms – New Jersey State Board of Accountancy – New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs

Laws and Regulations – New Jersey State Board of Accountancy – New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs

New Mexico

Accountancy – Boards and Commissions – Regulation & Licensing Department – New Mexico

Accountancy: Requirements and Continuing Education – Accountancy – Boards and Commissions – Regulation & Licensing Department – New Mexico

Accountancy: Rules and Law – Accountancy – Boards and Commissions – Regulation & Licensing Department – New Mexico

New York

Public Accountancy – Office of the Professions – NYSED.gov

License Information – Public Accountancy – Office of the Professions – NYSED.gov

Laws, Rules & Regulations – Public Accountancy – Office of the Professions – NYSED.gov

North Carolina

State Board of Certified Public Accountancy Examiners – North Carolina

Applicants – State Board of Certified Public Accountancy Examiners – North Carolina

Certified Public Accountants – Chapter 93 – North Carolina General Statute Excerpts – State Board of Certified Public Accountancy Examiners – North Carolina

North Dakota

State Board of Accountancy – North Dakota

Becoming a CPA (N.D.) requires: – State Board of Accountancy – North Dakota

Accountancy Law – ND – State Board of Accountancy – North Dakota

Accounting Rules – State Board of Accountancy – North Dakota

Ohio

Accountancy Board of Ohio

General Licensing and Renewal Information – Accountancy Board of Ohio

Accountancy Board Law – Chapter 4701 – (Title [47] XLVII Occupations – Professions) – Ohio Revised Code – Ohio Laws and Rules – LAWriter

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Accountancy Board

Licensing – Departments – Oklahoma Accountancy Board

Statute and Oklahoma Administrative Code (Board Rules) – Oklahoma Accountancy Board

Oregon

Board of Accountancy – Oregon.gov

Licensing – Board of Accountancy – Oregon.gov

Accountants; Other Tax Professionals – Chapter 673 – 2013 Edition – Board of Accountancy – Oregon.gov

Pennsylvania

State Board of Accountancy – Pennsylvania Department of State – PA.gov

Online Licensing Services – Boards & Commissions – Professional Licensing – Pennsylvania Department of State

Board Laws & Regulations – Pennsylvania Department of State – PA.gov

Puerto Rico

Authorized Public Accountants – Examining Boards – pr.gov

Laws of Puerto Rico Unannotated – Free Public Access – LexisNexis (You will be asked to accept the terms on the site. I was able to scroll down to “Chapter 39. Board of Accountancy; College of Certified Public Accountants”. If you click on the “+” to the left of the line, it will open a series of links to the statutes (laws) titled “Public Accountancy Act of 1945”, ranging from §771 through §807.)

Rhode Island

Board of Accountancy – Department of Business Regulation – State of Rhode Island

Online Licensing Registration for the Department of Business Regulation – State of Rhode Island

Public Accountancy – Chapter 5-3.1 – Board of Accountancy – Department of Business Regulation – State of Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Carolina Board of Accountancy – South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (LLR)

Licensure – South Carolina Board of Accountancy – South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (LLR)

Laws/Policies – South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (LLR)

South Dakota

South Dakota Board of Accountancy – South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Licensing – South Dakota Board of Accountancy – South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation

South Dakota Laws and Regulations – South Dakota Board of Accountancy – South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation

Tennessee

Accountancy – Department of Commerce & Insurance – tn.gov

Licensee/Applicant Resources – Accountancy – Department of Commerce & Insurance – tn.gov

Rules & Laws – Accountancy – Department of Commerce & Insurance – tn.gov

Texas

Texas State Board of Public Accountancy

Licensee Information – Texas State Board of Public Accountancy

The Accountancy Act – Chapter 901 of the Occupations Code – Effective as as September 1, 2015 – Texas (pdf)

Utah

Accountancy – Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing

Certified Public Accountant Licensing Act – Utah (pdf)

Vermont

Accountancy – Vermont Secretary of State

Forms & Applications – Accountancy – Vermont Secretary of State

Statutes & Rules – Accountancy – Vermont Secretary of State

Virgin Islands

Requirements for the practicing CPA – Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) – Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands

Virginia

Virginia Board of Accountancy (vboa) – Virginia.gov

Code of Virginia and Board regulations – Virginia Board of Accountancy (vboa) – Virginia.gov

Washington

Board of Accountancy – Washington State

Individual Licensing – Board of Accountancy – Washington State

Accountancy – Chapter 18.04 – Title 18 – RCWs – Washington State Legislature

West Virginia

West Virginia Board of Accountancy

Licensure – West Virginia Board of Accountancy

Accountancy Law & Rules – West Virginia Board of Accountancy

Wisconsin

Accounting Examining Board – Department of Safety and Professional Services – Wisconsin

Certified Public Accountant – Department of Safety and Professional Services – Wisconsin

Accounting – Administrative Rules and Statutes – Department of Safety and Professional Services – Wisconsin

Wyoming

Wyoming Board of Certified Public Accountants

Certificates & Permits – Wyoming Board of Certified Public Accountants

Accountants – Chapter 3 – Wyoming Board of Certified Public Accountants (pdf)

Board Rules and Regulations – Wyoming Board of Certified Public Accountants