Reed, Ronald O.; Buchman, Thomas; Lily, Martha S.
November 1997
Financial Executive;Nov/Dec97, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p44
Academic Journal
The article discusses the requirements for the CPA (Certified Public Accountant) designation. Although a person may have legitimately achieved CPA status at one time, it could lapse for any of several reasons. In some states the CPA license carries an expiration date. Many states require that CPAs engage in continuing professional education (CPE), with some mandating two hours of CPE every two years. Firms with employees who improperly call themselves CPAs could face a variety of adverse consequences. INSET: State Laws on CPA Designations.


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