Cpa Handbook

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  • Topic: Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination, Certified Public Accountant, National Association of State Boards of Accountancy
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UNIFORM CPA EXAMINATION
HANDBOOK

CALIFORNIA BOARD OF ACCOUNTANCY
EXAMINATION UNIT
2000 Evergreen Street, Suite 250
Sacramento, CA 95815
Telephone: (916) 561-1703
Facsimile: (916) 263-3677
Web: www.cba.ca.gov

CONTACT INFORMATION
California Board of Accountancy
2000 Evergreen Street, Suite 250
Sacramento, CA 95815-3832

Main Telephone: (916) 263-3680
Fax: (916) 236-3675
Web site: www.cba.ca.gov

CBA Outreach

E-mail: outreach@cba.ca.gov

Certifications

Telephone: (916) 561-1701

Enforcement
(Filing a Complaint,
Enforcement Actions)

Telephone: (916) 561-1729
Fax: (916) 263-3673
E-mail: enforcementinfo@cba.ca.gov

Exam Questions

Telephone: (916) 561-1703
Fax: (916) 263-3677 or (916) 614-3253
E-mail: examinfo@cba.ca.gov

Initial Licensing
(Individual)

Telephone: (916) 561-1701
Fax: (916) 263-3676
E-mail: licensinginfo@cba.ca.gov

Initial Licensing
(Partnerships, Corporations,
Fictitious Name Permits)

Telephone: (916) 561-4301
Fax: (916) 263-3676
E-mail: firminfo@cba.ca.gov

License Lookup

Telephone: (916) 263-3680
Web site: www.dca.ca.gov/cba/lookup.shtml

License Renewal
(CPA/PA, Partnerships,
Corporations, Continuing
Education)

Telephone: (916) 561-1702
Fax: (916) 263-3672
E-mail: renewalinfo@cba.ca.gov

New Licensure Requirements
(education)

E-mail: neweducationrequirements@cba.ca.gov

Peer Review

Telephone: (916) 561-1706
E-mail: peerreviewinfo@cba.ca.gov

Practice Privilege

Telephone: (916) 561-1704
Fax: (916) 263-3672
E-mail: pracprivinfo@cba.ca.gov

TABLE OF CONTENTS
I.

CALIFORNIA BOARD OF ACCOUNTANCY......................................................... 1 Mission ................................................................................................................. 1 Authority ............................................................................................................... 1 CBA Responsibilities ............................................................................................ 1 Examination Unit .................................................................................................. 1

II.

UNIFORM CPA EXAMINIATION ........................................................................... 2 Nondisclosed CPA Exam & Subversion of the CPA Exam ................................... 3

III.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS ....................................................................... 3 Accounting Subjects ............................................................................................. 4 Business-Related Subjects ................................................................................... 4 Quarter Units ........................................................................................................ 4

IV.

DOCUMENTING THE EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS ................................... 4 Official Transcripts/Foreign Academic Credentials Evaluations ........................... 5 United States Recognized Schools ...................................................................... 5 United States Regional Accrediting Agencies .................................................. 5 National Accrediting Agencies .......................................................................... 6 Foreign Educations............................................................................................... 6

V.

APPLYING FOR THE CPA EXAM ........................................................................ 6 Personal Client Account ....................................................................................... 6 CPA Exam Application and Remittance Form ...................................................... 6 Application Fees ............................................................................................... 7 Returned Checks .............................................................................................. 7...
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