CPAs & Firms


Online Renewal / Reinstatement for the Year 2019

 

The 2019 Online Renewal period commenced on November 1, 2018.  Expiration notices to those individuals and firms that did not renew for 2019 are being mailed out March 1-6, 2019.

 
ACTIVE CPAs and INACTIVE or RETIRED CPAs:

If you were registered through December 2018 and did not renew for 2019, you may reinstate your CPA license or Inactive or Retired status for 2019 either online or by mail.  Forms can be found on the “Forms & Links” page.

Note:  Delinquent fees will be assessed
for all late renewals after January 31st
Click here for Fee Schedule

 

To renew online, click here:  [ ONLINE RENEWALS ]

FIRMS:

Firms cannot reinstate an expired Firm Permit online.  Your firm should complete the “2019 FIRM PERMIT Renewal Form – Reinstatement Same Year” found on the “Forms & Links” page.

 

2018 CPE Reporting
As a reminder, all licensed CPAs with a CPE requirement are required to submit the 2018 CPE Report Form by January 31, 2019 or your renewal will not be complete.  2018 hours must include 3 hours of Professional Ethics from one of the Board-approved courses.

Only those CPAs who are renewing as Active need to report CPE.  If you are changing to or renewing as Inactive or Retired, there is not a CPE reporting requirement for 2018 in order to renew for 2019.

Additional information can be found by following the link below:

[ CPE Form and Other Information ]

 


Didn’t get your notice?

If you do not receive your reminder notice and need login information, did you move or change employers and forget to tell the Board?  You can click on the “Online Renewals” button above and select “Forgot User ID?” at the bottom of the ACCESS Your Account window.  Your User ID will be emailed to you after responding to the questions.  You can also reset your password in a similar manner by selecting “Forget Password?”


Expired Certificates 

If your CPA license has been expired for more than one year, please contact the Board’s office for information on how to reinstate an expired license.


NOTE:  Licensed CPAs who no longer practice and wish to renew as INACTIVE status and be exempted from CPE should email the Board at
sitemaster@cpaboard.state.la.us with the following information – your name and certificate number for confirmation – in order for us to update the database. After the database has been updated, you must renew your inactive status online or by paper.  There is no application fee to change to INACTIVE status.

 

CPAs who no longer practice and wish to apply as CPA-RETIRED status and be exempted from CPE should review the information found on the “Forms & Links” page.  You cannot “renew” into that status – you must apply.

 

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ADDRESS CHANGES

CPAs may click the following link to complete and send the Board a change of address notice:

Change of Address

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 CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

Licensed CPAs may click this link for the CPE (continuing professional education) requirements:

CPE

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NON RESIDENT CPAs

Out of state CPAs seeking practice rights or licenses in LA should click here for information:

Non-resident CPAs

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BOARD FEES

A schedule of Board fees is presented for your information, click the link below:

Fee Schedule