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The mission of the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy is to protect the public by ensuring that persons issued certificates as certified public accountants possess the necessary education, skills, and capabilities and that they perform competently in the profession of public accountancy.
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October 14, 2019

Fingerprint-Based Background Check — Now Available

The fingerprinting instructions and process are now available to all licensees. You can access your specific fingerprinting status and instructions by logging into Online Services on the Board's website. You will also be reminded to complete the fingerprinting requirement when you receive your annual renewal notice. However, there is no need to wait for your renewal month to complete the fingerprinting process. We encourage everyone to complete this requirement as soon as is practicable. More information

November 18, 2019

Fingerprint-Based Background Check — NEW Information

My fingerprints were rejected. What do I do now?
When fingerprints are processed by IdentoGO they could be rejected for various reasons. You will need to be fingerprinted again to meet the requirement, but free of charge. IndentoGO will contact you by the method you selected (email/phone/mail) with additional instructions. If you selected email, IdentoGO will send you a link to schedule another appointment. Or you can call IndentoGO at 855-845-7434 for additional information. If your second set of fingerprints gets rejected, you will not need to take further action. The second rejection will allow the Board to request a name search to gather the required information from the FBI. It takes several days after a second failure to complete a name check search and to update your account at the Board. A rejected set of fingerprints will not hold up the current renewal process of your license.


November 13, 2019

Firm License Renewals Due December 31, 2019  Can Now Be Paid Online
UseOnline Services to manage all phases of the annual renewal process.

November 13, 2019

Individual License Renewals Due December 31, 2019  Can Now Be Paid Online
Use Online Services to manage all phases of the annual renewal process.

July 23, 2019

License Fee Schedule Beginning September 2019
The Board has determined the fees to be charged for various applications, services, and annual renewals.

July 15, 2019

Amendments to the Public Accountancy Act
The Texas Legislature enacted H.B. 1520, effective September 1, 2019. As a result, amendments will be made to the Public Accountancy Act.

June 7, 2019

CPE Rule Revised to Allow for Non-Resident CPE Reciprocity
Board Rule 523.112 - Required CPE Participation has been revised to allow non-resident Texas CPAs to meet this portion of their annual renewal by affirming that they meet the CPE requirements of their home state. Board Rule 523.112 (e)

 
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