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November 13, 2017

Firm License Renewals Due December 31, 2017  Can Now Be Paid Online
Use Online Services to manage all phases of the annual renewal process.

November 13, 2017

Individual License Renewals Due December 31, 2017  Can Now Be Paid Online
Use Online Services to manage all phases of the annual renewal process.

September 22, 2017

UPDATE -- For licensees affected by Hurricane Harvey -  If your license renewal was due in August or is due September 30, 2017 and you are having difficulties completing your CPE or renewing your license online, please be advised that the Board will extend your due date through the end of October, 2017. Please check the TSBPA website as you are able for further updates.

August 30, 2017

For CPA Exam Candidates Affected by Hurricane Harvey  If you are scheduled to take a section of the CPA exam and are unable to test due to the closure of a Prometric test center or being displaced by the hurricane and subsequent flooding, the Board is extending your exam eligibility date through October 31, 2017. NASBA and Prometric are working with the Board to resolve candidate issues as quickly as possible.

August 29, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Assistance (click for site) -  TSCPA is providing disaster recovery information and assistance for their members who may have been affected by the hurricane and subsequent flooding.

August 11, 2017

License Fee Schedule Beginning September 2017
The Board has determined the fees to be charged for various applications, services, and annual renewals.

February 8, 2017

The Uniform CPA Examination Next Version Examination Structure  (effective April 1, 2017) is now available.

December 21, 2016

NASBA has published information on scheduling for the CPA Exam
More information is available at   NASBA CPA Exam FAQ

November 9, 2016

NASBA and AICPA have published 'Practice Continuation Agreements: A Practice Survival Kit'

October 6, 2016

The AICPA has announced a webcast: What to Expect from the Next Version CPA Exam
More information is available at  AICPA CPA Exam

September 1, 2016

Effective September 1, 2016 the fee for the Application of Intent is $20.00 and the fee for online submission of the Eligibility Application is $10.00 for each section.
August 17, 2016

The latest version of the Texas State Board Report is now available online.

April 8, 2016

NASBA Announces 10-Day Testing Window Extension
In order to accommodate the anticipated demand for test center seats.

March 14, 2016

The TSBPA website has changed to www.tsbpa.texas.gov

May 8, 2015

The Board Report is Going Digital
Beginning in 2016, the digital edition of the Board Report will be sent to all licensees by default, unless you opt-in to receive the print version.

February 27, 2015

A Brief Legislative History of the Public Accountancy Act, a special commemorative booklet that celebrates the 100-year anniversary of the Public Accountancy Act, is now available.

February 6, 2015

Texas CPA Profession Celebrates 100 Years
The Texas Legislature approved two resolutions on Tuesday, January 27 to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the professional practice of accounting in Texas.

September 4, 2014

Invitation to Comment: The AICPA has announced a opportunity for CPAs to influence the next version of the CPA Exam.

August 13, 2014

The AICPA has announced a BOE decision to not test IFRS 15 on the CPA Exam before January 1, 2016   More information is available on theAICPA website.

July 28, 2014

New Fingerprinting Process
Effective August 1, 2014, individuals who submit certain applications are also required to comply with the Board'sfingerprinting process.

May 22, 2014

NASBA announces on-line score viewing
Only the scores from the current test window are available on theNASBA.org website.
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   November 16, 2017   

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