Some Reasons for Disciplinary Actions on a Florida CPA

Below a few of the reasons Florida CPA’s may find themselves facing Disciplinary Actions:

Attempting to procure a license to practice public accounting by bribery or fraudulent misrepresentations.

False or fraudulent advertising.

Having a CPA license revoked, suspended, denied, or otherwise acted against by the licensing authority of another state, territory, or country.

Any fraudulent act while licensed.

Being convicted or found guilty, or entering a plea of nolo contendere to a crime in any jurisdiction directly relating to practice of public accounting or ability to practice.

Committing acts of fraud, negligence, incompetence, or misconduct.

Making or filing a false report or record that licensee knows to be false.

Practicing on a revoked, suspended, inactive or delinquent license.

Suspension of right to practice.

Violations of any provisions of FS 455.227(1) or any other provision of FS 473.

Remember, your license is your livelihood.

Soreide Law Group is conveniently located in South Florida. We represent Florida licensed CPA’s statewide in front of the Florida Board of Accountancy (BOA) and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) regarding licensing issues. For more information about professional licensing law please call for a no-cost consultation with an attorney at: (888) 760-6552.