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Georgia State Board of Accountancy Seeking Executive Director

July 17, 2014 Duties & Responsibilities The Georgia General Assembly created the Georgia State Board of Accountancy in 1908 for the purpose of protecting the public welfare by providing for the regulation of the practice of public accountancy and the certification of those who are entitled to engage in this practice. The Board has the…

Written on July 18, 2014 at 2:43 am, by

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GA Board Gets Help

State Board Report March 2013 The Georgia Board of Accountancy’s quest for semi-independent status is continuing with the help of Representative David Knight, CPA, who introduced House Bill 291, the Public Accountancy Act of 2013 in February. Georgia has 19,178 certified public accountants, 1,580 registered firms, and only one full-time staff person who is shared…

Written on March 18, 2013 at 7:08 pm, by

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GA Joint Task Force Works for Board

State Board Report October 2012 A joint task force has been formed to try to strengthen the Georgia Board of Accountancy at a time when the state is looking for ways to bring more state agencies under an umbrella organization. A task force of the Georgia Society of CPAs is working in conjunction with Secretary…

Written on October 18, 2012 at 4:10 pm, by

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Georgia Board Averts Consolidation

State Board Report April 2012 Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp has stepped back from his plan to take authority from 43 licensing boards, which govern 460,000 professionals, and give it to a new seven-consumer-member board appointed by the governor (SB 445). His goal is to expedite the professional licensing and license renewal procedures. “If…

Written on April 18, 2012 at 12:45 pm, by

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