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Board Rule-Making 2020: Initial Individual CPA Licensing

After holding a public rule-making hearing on July 31, 2020, the Board amended the following rule:

  • WAC 4-30-080 How do I apply for an initial individual CPA license?

The Board amended the rule to:

  • Eliminate the initial individual licensing requirement to achieve and document a passing grade of ninety percent of better on a board-approved initial course covering the Washington State Public Accountancy Act, the related board rules, and board policies
  • Rename the rule

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

The changes will take effect January 1, 2021.