Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Board of Accountancy
Board of Accountancy
Board of Accountancy Regulations [18 VAC 5 ‑ 22]
Amendments to reflect Chapter 287 (2015 Acts of Assembly) changes
Action 4931
General Information
Action Summary Chapter 287 of the 2015 Acts of Assembly amended § 54.1-4400 et seq. of the Code of Virginia to include “financial statement preparation services” as a level of service requiring a firm CPA license. The proposed amendment updates the CPE requirements so that CPAs who are releasing or authorizing the release of reports on all firm-level services annually complete eight (8) hours of CPE related to those services.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [005262]
Associated Mandates Chapter 287 (2015 Acts of Assembly) Changes to Chapter 44 of Title 54.1 of the Code of Virginia
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
8084 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/06/2018.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Rebekah E. Allen  / Enforcement Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 402

Richmond, VA 23223
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-2006    FAX: (804)527-4207    TDD: ()-