Division of Certified Public Accounting
MISSION: To promote consumer protection by ensuring that certified public accountants and firms meet and adhere to the statutory requirements for licensure.
Within Florida's Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR), the division is responsible for the regulation of certified public accountants (CPAs) and accounting firms. The division processes applications to sit for the CPA license, original Florida licensure applications, licensure by endorsement applications, reactivation of a delinquent or inactive CPA license, temporary permit applications, accountancy firm licensure and continuing education reporting forms. In addition, the division provides administrative support to the Board of Accountancy. The Board consists of nine members. Seven members are CPAs and two who are consumer members. The board meets approximately 10 times a year at various locations throughout the state. Meetings are open to the public.
CPA Scholarship Opportunity:
- No Scratch Paper for CPA Exam Candiates
- ImPostulators Unlicensed Activity Video Contest
- Review continuing education courses
- Reinstate null and void license
University of Florida Students win the Impostulators PSA Contest
Congratulations to Team Gazzillo/Flynn for winning first place in the Impostulators PSA contest! For their video on unlicensed certified public accounting activity, they won $1,000 and their school's accounting program won $350. The winning videos will be used to educate consumers about the dangers of unlicensed certified public accounting activity. The winning videos are available at the links below:
First place: Team Gazzillo/Flynn from theUniversity of Florida
Second place: Team JJD from the University of South Florida
Third place: NSU Accounting Club from Nova Southeastern University
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