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The Momentum is Amazing

A total of 34 states are now participating in the ALD, with more expected to join shortly. Our goal is to have 40 states (if not more) participating by the end of 2011. With the increased interest, this goal is sure to be met. Of the 34 states currently participating in the ALD, 24 states…

Written on June 27, 2011 at 3:03 pm, by

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California Board of Accountancy 2000 Evergreen Street, Suite 250Sacramento, CA 95815-3832Phone: 916-263-3680Fax: 916-263-3674Email: pbowers@cba.ca.gov

Written on May 25, 2011 at 3:25 pm, by

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Russian Case Comes to CA Board

State Board Report September 2010 Counsel for imprisoned Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkorsky has asked the California Board of Accountancy to revoke the license of Douglas Miller, the former PricewaterhouseCoopers partner who approved the withdrawal of PWC’s audit opinions of Mr. Khodorkovsky’s company, OAO Yukos. Mr. Khodorkorsky has been accused of embezzling tens of billions…

Written on September 8, 2010 at 6:41 pm, by

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California Tackles “Hollow 30”

State Board Report August 2010 The California Board of Accountancy has established an Accounting Education Committee (AEC) to discuss a framework for the additional 20 hours of accounting study beyond the baccalaureate degree necessary for licensure after January 1, 2014 as required by the passage of Senate Bill 819. Another 10 hours of ethics education…

Written on August 1, 2010 at 6:52 pm, by

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CA Comments On Education and Licensure Requirements for CPA Draft 12/8/08

December 8, 2008 California Board of Accountancy comments on NASBA’s discussion paper titled “Education and Licensure Requirements for Certified Public Accountants: A Discussion Regarding Degreed Candidates Sitting for the Uniform CPA Examination with a Minimum of 120 Credit Hours (120- HOurs Candidate) and becoming eligible for Licensure with a Minimum of 150 Credit Hours (150…

Written on December 8, 2008 at 1:35 pm, by

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120/150 Hours Draft as of November 2008

November 4, 2008 Adoption of the 150-hour requirement was not done in haste. The quest for the 150-hour education requirement goes back to the time when NASBA was called the Association of CPA Examiners and the American Institute of Accountants (AIA) was still not a part of the AICPA. The requirement was brought about by…

Written on November 4, 2008 at 2:47 pm, by

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