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Maryland Board of Public Accountancy

Important COVID-19 Information for Customers
(Updated October 22, 2020)

The offices of the Maryland Board of Public Accountancy are open and serving our customers through our online licensing resources, and via e-mail and telephone. To protect the health and safety of our customers and employees, walk-in assistance is not yet available. We can be reached using our contacts page for e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of individual staff members.

It is important to note that all license expiration dates have been temporarily extended per an Executive Order from Governor Larry Hogan. You are encouraged to continue taking your continuing education courses, renewing your licenses online, and performing all other activities that are required for your license to the extent that you are able.

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Information

Welcome to our home page. The mission of the Maryland Board of Public Accountancy is to establish educational and professional standards of competence and conduct of certified public accountants in providing financial services for Maryland businesses and citizens. The Board accomplishes this mission through a framework of examination, licensure, continuing education, accounting standards, investigation of consumer complaints, and enforcement of State law and regulations.

News and Updates

New! Electronic Transcripts

As many colleges and universites have been moving away from mailing hard copy official transcripts at this time, the Maryland Board of Public Accountancy is allowing official transcripts to be sent to the board electronically. The official transcripts should be sent via a secure server to: DLOPLPublicAccountancy-LABOR@maryland.gov.

New! Deferred CE Reporting

The Maryland Board of Public Accountancy has decided to extend the Continuing Education (CE) reporting deadline to December 31, 2020 (previously October 31, 2020).

Once you have completed your CE hours and are ready to submit your hours to the board, please send an e-mail to DLOPLPublicAccountancy-LABOR@maryland.gov, with the following information:

E-mail Subject: CE Reporting (Reg. No. XXXXX)

E-mail Body: As of July 28, 2020 I have completed 4 hours of ethics and 76 hours of general.

Jane Doe
Reg No. XXXXX

Additionally, the Board has made the decision to extend conditional credits expiring during this time period (after April 1, 2020) to June 30, 2021 (previously December 31, 2020).

New! Exam candidates: The testing vendors that administer licensing exams for our boards and commissions have begun reopening Maryland test sites. Check the status of your testing center directly for updated scheduling and exam information. (Updated June 24, 2020)

NEW law related to firm mobility.

NASBA/AICPA announce score release dates for summer and fall CPA examinations.

Protect Your Clients; Protect Yourself

Uniform CPA Examination.

Proposed Regulations Currently Open for Public Comment

None at this time.

To register your comments with the Board, send your letter to the Maryland Board of Public Accountancy, 500 N. Calvert Street, 3rd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202; call 410-230-6258; e-mail DLOPLPublicAccountancy-LABOR@maryland.gov; or fax 410-333-6314.

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Maryland Board of Public Accountancy
500 North Calvert Street, 3rd Floor
Baltimore, Maryland 21202-3651
410-230-6258
Fax: 410-333-6314
e-mail:DLOPLPublicAccountancy-LABOR@maryland.gov