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  • Creation of Board of Public Accountancy

    M.G.L. chapter 13, sections 33 to 35
  • Rules and Regulations Governing Public Accountants and Firms

    252 CMR 1.00 - 4.00
  • Licensing Provisions for Registration of Public Accountancy

    M.G.L. chapter 112, sections 87A to 87E
    M.G.L. chapter 112, sections 61 to 65E
  • Ethics Course Requirement

    The Board amended its rules, 252 CMR 2.14 (Mandatory Continuing Professional Education), requiring four hours of professional ethics. Effective for all licenses expiring on or after June 30, 2007, four hours of acceptable continuing education shall be in the area of professional ethics, within the existing 80 hours of mandatory CPE every two years.
  • Board Policies and Guidelines (PA)