CPA Firms - Overview

The following pages will provide information for CPA firms wishing to practice in the Commonwealth. It contains information on:

How to register a CPA firm

Peer Review Requirements
Changes to Firm Registrations
Incidental Practice Requirements

Instate Firm License Application and Requirements

This section provides requirements for firms wishing to open a public accounting office in Kentucky.

Effective August 1, 2012 all sole proprietors are now required to register as a firm with the Board. Click on the following form Sole Proprietor Firm Application (PDF Format - 202K) fill it out and return it to the Board office with a $100 check payable to the KY State Board of Accountancy.

Out-of-State Firm License Application and Requirements

This section provides individuals and firms that are licensed in other states with the requirements necessary to practice in Kentucky.

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