Board of Accountancy Finalizes Rulemaking Package Regarding the Definition of Satisfactory Evidence of Educational Requirements

By Frannie Winters At its January 21, 2022, meeting [Agenda item XI.A.], the California Board of Accountancy (CBA) considered the public comments received regarding its proposed amendments to section 2.8, Title 16 of the CCR to streamline the Board’s process Continue reading

Board of Accountancy Proposes Rulemaking Regarding the Sale, Transfer, or Discontinuance of a Licensee’s Practice

By Frannie Winters On July 30, 2021, the California Board of Accountancy (CBA) published notice of its intent to add sections 54.3 and 54.4, Title 16 of the CCR to protect client confidentiality in the sale, transfer, or discontinuance of Continue reading

OAL Approves California Board of Accountancy’s Peer Review Reporting Regulations

By Connor Greth On December 3, 2020, approved CBA’s proposal to amend section 45, Title 16 of the CCR, to clarify that only accounting firms, as opposed to individual licensees, are required to report peer review information to the Board. Continue reading

California Board of Accountancy Contemplates National Association of State Boards of Accountancy’s Amendments to the Uniform Accountancy Act Model Rules

By Connor Greth At its July 23, 2020 meeting, [Agenda Item I.I], the California Board of Accountancy (CBA) considered the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy’s (NASBA) “exposure draft” of proposed amendments to the Uniform Accountancy Act (UAA) Model Continue reading

California Board of Accountancy Proposes Regulations to Implement AB 2138 and Amend its Disciplinary Guidelines

By Connor Greth On May 8, 2020, the California Board of Accountancy (CBA) published notice of its intent to amend sections 98, 99, 99.1, and 99.2, Title 16 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR) relating to the denial, suspension, Continue reading

Office of Administrative Law Approves California Board of Accountancy’s Updated Regulations to Comply with AB 1521 (Low)

By Thomas Burke On January 23, 2020, the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) approved the California Board of Accountancy’s proposed nonsubstantive changes to sections 15.1, 16, 19, and 20, Title 16 of the CCR, in light of the recent passage Continue reading