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The mission of the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy is to protect the public by ensuring that persons issued certificates as certified public accountants possess the necessary education, skills, and capabilities and that they perform competently in the profession of public accountancy.
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July 17, 2019

Fingerprint-Based Background Check Updates
Board staff continue to work with the Department of Public Safety personnel to offer a streamlined process for completing this new requirement.

July 15, 2019

Amendments to the Public Accountancy Act
The Texas Legislature enacted H.B. 1520, effective September 1, 2019. As a result, amendments will be made to the Public Accountancy Act.

July 10, 2019

Firm License Renewals Due August 31, 2019  Can Now Be Paid Online
UseOnline Services to manage all phases of the annual renewal process.

July 10, 2019

Individual License Renewals Due August 31, 2019  Can Now Be Paid Online
Use Online Services to manage all phases of the annual renewal process.

June 7, 2019

CPE Rule Revised to Allow for Non-Resident CPE Reciprocity
Board Rule 523.112 - Required CPE Participation has been revised to allow non-resident Texas CPAs to meet this portion of their annual renewal by affirming that they meet the CPE requirements of their home state. Board Rule 523.112 (e)

May 23, 2018

Panel Discussion: Future Skills and the MRA
NASBA and other accountancy bodies around the world share a panel discussion about the status of mutual recognition agreements and future skills that accounting professionals will need.

February 2, 2018

CPA Exam - Tax Law Integration
AICPA has published information on exam content related to the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act."

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Next Board Meeting:
   July 18, 2019   

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ACAN is a statutory peer assistance program specifically dedicated to helping Texas CPAs, CPA candidates and accounting students.
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