Become A CPA

Become A CPA

Ready to Get Your CPA License? Read This First!

by Jeanette Kebede | Jan 07, 2014

Attention First Time Licensees...

Effective January 1, 2014 Washington and out of state candidates applying for an initial Washington state CPA license are required to achieve and document a passing grade of 90 percent or better on a Washington State Board of Accountancy (WBOA) delivered course covering the Washington State Public Accountancy Act, related Board Rules, and Board Policies. The course is titled “Washington State Ethics and Regulations for New CPAs.”  There is no cost for this exam.

To learn more refer to these resources from the WBOA:


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