After holding a public rule-making hearing on April 26, 2012, the Board amended WAC 4-30-058 to allow use of:
the designation "CPA Retired" for those licensed CPAs who provide notice to the Board and meet the following criteria:
Have reached 60 years of age and hold an active license in good standing; or
At any age, have held an active license in good standing, not suspended or revoked, to practice public accountancy in any state for a combined period of not less than 20 years.
designations or titles authorized by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Where may I find the changes to the rule?
The Board’s Rule Making Order (CR-103) will be available from the Washington State Register (WSR 12-10-085) on May 16, 2012. Or, you may request a copy from Board staff.
When will the changes take effect?
The changes will take effect on June 2, 2012.