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Mississippi State Board of Public Accountancy
ABOUT THE BOARD
LICENSING & EXAMS
Statutes, Rules and Regulations
Forms and Documents
Continuing Professional Education
Frequently Asked Questions
Disciplinary Action (Trial Board)
Complaints (charges) brought to or by the Board alleging violation of State law or regulation.
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Investigation initiated (Executive Director, Attorney, Board member designated on rotating basis).
Consent order may be offered, agreed upon, and sent to State Board for approval.
Informal conference: If consent order not employed, CPA may have informal conference to discuss complaint in attempt to reach informal settlement, which is in-turn sent to State Board for approval or vote for formal disciplinary hearing.
Formal disciplinary hearing: Formal complaint and notice of hearing sent to CPA 20 days preceding. Specific procedures guided by Rules & Regulations.
Non-CPAs who "hold-out" and/or perform public accounting services violate CODE § 73-33-13 and 73-33-15 and are prosecuted under criminal law. Any citizen may file a complaint through Justice Court.
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