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Board Rule-Making 2019: Quality Assurance Review (QAR)

After holding a public rule-making hearing on October 18, 2019, the Board amended the following rule:

  • WAC 4-30-130 What are the quality assurance review (QAR) requirements for licensed CPA firms?

The Board amended the rule to:

  • Rename the rule
  • Eliminate the thirty-day notification requirement for peer review
  • Require participation in the AICPA Facilitated State Board Access (FSBA) program
  • Correct reference numbers to various WAC sections and subsections where the numbers have changed or been eliminated

The Board’s Rule Making Order (CR-103) is available:

The changes will take effect January 1, 2020.