29
May

Florida Board of Accountancy Complaints

Are you a licensed Florida Certified Public Accountant who has received a complaint? On the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s (DBPR) website they say that the professions and businesses regulated by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation and the disciplinary action that may be taken is administrative in nature.  These actions […]

4
Jun

Florida Requirements for CPA License

The following was obtained on the website of Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s Division of Certified Public Accounting: “REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE for Florida CPA PASS ALL FOUR PARTS OF CPA EXAMINATION: with at least a 75% within 18 month rolling period. ONE YEAR WORK EXPERIENCE:  Must be verified by a licensed CPA (This […]

15
Jan

PCAOB Disciplines Seven Audit Firms

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) announced disciplinary orders against seven audit firms for violating rules requiring that the auditors of brokers and dealers be independent of their audit clients were settled. According to the PCAOB, in the settlements, in addition to a censure, each firm agreed to undertake significant remedial measures, including: To establish […]

12
Dec

Requirements for Florida CPA’s

On Florida’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s website, the following is listed under: DIVISION OF PUBLIC ACCOUTING “REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE PASS ALL FOUR PARTS OF CPA EXAMINATION: with at least a 75% within 18 month rolling period. ONE YEAR WORK EXPERIENCE: Must be verified by a licensed CPA (This experience can be obtained prior […]

8
Jun

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 […]

2
May

Florida Division of Certified Public Accounting

The Florida divison for the regulation of Certified Public Accountants (CPA’s), and accounting firms in the State of Florida, is within Florida’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation or DBPR.  The applications to sit for the CPA license, original Florida licensure applications, licensure by endorsement applications, reactivation of a delinquent  or inactive CPA license, temporary […]