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Maryland Board of Public Accountancy

Important COVID-19 Information for Customers
(Updated April 21, 2020)

The offices of the Maryland Board of Public Accountancy currently have limited access to the public. Please be patient with us, as it may take longer than usual to respond to voicemails and e-mails. E-mails are preferable to phone calls at this time. We can be reached using our contacts page for telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of individual staff members, or you may send your concerns to our general e-mail address and your message will be routed to the appropriate person.

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
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 extended the reporting period for CE due to COVID-19 to October 31, 2020 for current licensees with licenses expiring April 1, 2020 through October 31, 2020. The renewal application has been updated to allow licensees to complete the renewal application, with the option to defer reporting their CE until on or before October 31, 2020. Once you have completed your CE hours and are ready to submit your hours to the board, please send us an email with the following information:

Email Subject:
CE Reporting (Reg. No. XXXXX)
Email Body:
As of July 28, 2020 I have completed 4 hours of ethics and 76 hours of general.

Jane Doe
Reg No. XXXXX

Sent to DLOPLPublicAccountancy-LABOR@maryland.gov.

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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Contact the BoardContact the Board
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