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    The Board is responsible for licensing and regulating Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) and Public Accountants (PAs) in Oregon.

    The Board of Accountancy assures that approximately 8,500 CPAs, PAs, municipal auditors and public accounting firms registered to practice in Oregon demonstrate and maintain professional competency to serve the needs of their clients and other users of their services. The Board is authorized by ORS chapter 673 to establish and enforce standards and regulations and license qualified applicants to practice public accountancy in Oregon.
Agency News and Information Keeping Current

Renewals Scheduled to be Mailed in Mid-May 2016 - EVEN LICENSEES ONLY

The Oregon Board of Accountancy will mail renewal application forms to licensees whose license expires on June 30, 2016.  Please check our licensee look-up to verify your address to ensure you receive your application.  Licensees can also verify their carry-forward hours through the licensee look-up.  The Address change forms can be accessed by the menu to the left. 


Licensees may also use the fillable pdf Renewal Application.  Important information regarding employment in Oregon Public Accounting / Tax Firms was also included in the renewal mailing for review. Renewal Flyer

Board Adopts New Fees / Rules

Fee Schedule Effective October 1, 2015

Adopted Rule Changes with Explanations

Secretary of State Filing Notice and Fiscal Impact Stmt

Legislature Adopts: SB 272 (attest definition & other) and SB 581 (fee increases)

NASBA Exam Section Fee Increase

Any Authorization to Test (ATT's) processed after October 17, 2015, will be charged by NASBA the following section fees:

AUD: $196.45

FAR: $196.45

REG: $176.60

BEC: $176.60

The Board is now on Facebook and Twitter!
The Board is pleased to announce that we are now active on Twitter and Facebook.  Follow us for updates regarding events, rule changes, Board updates, changes in renewal procedures and other exciting news. 
Follow us on Twitter @oregon_boa and Facebook
*NEW* CPA Exam applicants now have access to Payment Coupons and Notices to Schedule.
CPA Examination candidates can now view their scores online. The scores from the current test window are available at NASBA.org.
All you need is your Exam Section ID number and your Date of Birth.
Click here, Exam Scores, or visit NASBA.org, and select Exams, CPA Exam, your jurisdiction, then select Get Your Online Scores.
All score notification forms will be sent out through the normal process.


Licensee Look-Up
Click the following link to verify that your CPA or PA has a current and active license in Oregon. If you have any questions, please call the Board office, 503-378-4181.


A summary of disciplinary action, dating back to January 2011, can now be accessed in ALPHABETICAL or CHRONOLOGICAL order.  Disciplinary action prior to January 2011 can be found by reviewing past newsletters.

Oregon Court of Appeals decision on Gustafson v BOA - April 22, 2015

Guidance for Licensees Providing Services to the Marijuana Industry


published March 19, 2015

​Status Comparisons

If you are currently inactive, retired or lapsed or are interested in any of the statuses, please review the Side-by-Side Comparisons with explanations for information on what is permitted under each status.

June 2016 Municipal Auditor Roster Lists
Municipal Auditors through Mobility
International Testing Now Available for Oregon Candidates
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