|CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT LICENSE|
Connecticut C.P.A. License holder is licensed to practice public accountancy. A
license holder may hold themselves out as a C.P.A. and engage in the practice
of public accountancy, as long as the license remains in good standing with the
Connecticut Board of Accountancy as prescribed by the Board’s regulations and
statutes. The practice of public accountancy is defined as performing for the
public or offering to perform for the public for a fee by a person or firm
holding themselves out to the public as a licensee one or more kinds of
services involving the use of accounting or auditing skills (§20-279 b (7)).
|CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT FIRM PERMIT |
"A firm which offers or performs
professional services and holds a CT CPA firm permit. May be an individual
person or a legal entity. Required in CT in order for the firm to use the CPA
title or offer attest services. (g) The following firms shall be required to
hold a permit issued pursuant to this section: (1) Any firm with an office in
this state performing attest services; (2) Any firm with an office in this
state that uses the title “Certified Public Accountant”, “CPA”, “CPA firm” or
other similar title; or (3) Any firm that does not have an office in this state
but performs attest services described in subparagraph (A), (C) or (D) of
subdivision (13) of section 20-279b for a client having its home office in this
|CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT CERTIFICATE |
Connecticut C.P.A. Certificate does not grant the certificate holder the authority to
practice public accountancy. The certificate holder is entitled to
use the title Certified Public Accountant or the acronym C.P.A . under limited
circumstance; such as, a professional designation on business cards,
letterhead, and checks. An Unregistered
Connecticut C.P.A. Certificate does not grant the holder any authority to
practice or to use the C.P.A. title.
individual has passed the CPA exam and has received a certificate; however, the
certificate is not registered and the individual is not permitted to practice
public accountancy unless the individual has a license. The individual is not
permitted to use the C.P.A. designation unless the individual registered the
|INACTIVE - VOLUNTARY NON-RENWAL|
The Board has allowed the licensee to voluntary surrender their
license, or the licensee has voluntarily agreed to not renew their license.
inactive license is not current and the individual is not required to take continuing education
requirements and they may not engage in the practice of public accountancy,
until such time they reinstate their license.
|ACTIVE - LICENSED |
credential is current and in good standing.
Continuing Education Requirements have been met.
|INACTIVE - LAPSED|
Failed to renew credential. Not in good standing
|ACTIVE - REGISTERED|
The certificate credential is current and in good standing; however, the person is not permitted to engage in the practice of public accountancy, unless the individual seeks licensure. A Connecticut C.P.A. Certificate does not license the certificate holder to practice certified public accountancy. The certificate holder is entitled to use the title Certified Public Accountant or the acronym C.P.A . under limited circumstance; such as, a professional designation on business cards, letterhead, and checks.
|ACTIVE - CURRENT |
The credential is current and in good standing. Continuing education requirement has been met. The individual may practice public accountancy.
|INACTIVE - SURRENDERED |
licensee has surrendered his or her credential and is no longer engaged in the
practice of public accountancy.
|ACTIVE - APPROVED READY TO PRINT CREDENTIAL |
The credential is current and in good standing. Initial, renewed or replacement license to be printed.
|INACTIVE - DECEASED|
Licensee has passed away.
|INACTIVE - SUSPENDED |
Licensee has been disciplined and is currently under an order for a period of time to comply with specific terms and conditions during which they may not use the CPA designation. Contact the Board office for further information.
|ACTIVE - ACTIVE IN RENEWAL |
The license is current and in good standing. Renewal application is being processed.