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 […]


Six Key Risk Factors for Auditors

    In the recent edition of the Journal of Accountancy, the auditing of internal control over financial reporting, is listed as a topic that has received a lot of attention from the PCAOB this year, and is one of the key risk factors for the 2013 audit cycle, according to a new Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) alert. A […]


Florida CPA (Florida Regulations 61H1-22.001 – Competence)

A certified public accountant shall comply with the following general standards and must justify any departures therefrom: (1) Professional competence. A certified public accountant shall undertake only those engagements which he or his firm can reasonably expect to complete with professional competence. A certified public accountant must be in charge of all public accounting services […]


Renewing CPA Licenses in Florida

The following information appeared on Florida’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s website under Division of Certified Public Accounting.  We advise anyone interested in obtaining information on Florida’s licenses to contact the DBPR for the most current information. Renewing a current active (Florida) CPA license consists of: Evidencing completion of continuing professional education (CPE) credits […]


Florida Licensed CPAs

 Only Certified Public Accountants (CPA), by Florida law, can perform audits, and reviews, and give opinions on your financial statements. However, an accountant is not required to have a Florida license to prepare taxes.  Certain bookkeeping duties also do not require a Florida license. Hiring a Florida licensed CPA to do your accounting is the best way to make […]


Florida Requirements for CPA’s License

The following information appeared on Florida’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s website under ‘Division of Certified Public Accountants.’ FLORIDA’S REQUIREMENTS FOR CPA LICENSURE PASS ALL FOUR PARTS OF CPA EXAMINATION: with at least a 75% within 18 month rolling period. ONE YEAR WORK EXPERIENCE: Must be under the supervision of a licensed CPA (This […]


The State of Florida’s Division of Certified Public Accounting

CPAs in Florida On Florida’s DBPR’s website the definition of a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is someone who has passed the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Uniform CPA examination, met educational, and licensure requirements in the state of Florida and have been issued a license to practice public accounting.  CPAs provide accounting, auditing, tax, […]