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State Board of Accountancy

While the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants is the only professional membership association for the state's CPAs, the Connecticut State Board of Accountancy (housed under the Department of Consumer Protection) is the body that regulates the state's CPAs and oversees licensing, continuing professional education requirements, quality review, examination, regulation, and discipline.

Need to contact the State Board of Accountancy?

Many state employees are working remotely and do not have access to answer their calls in real time.  We have been advised by the State Board of Accountancy/Department of Consumer Protection that the best and most efficient way to reach them is via email.  They have developed several specialized email addresses to route your inquiry to the correct person as quickly as possible:

The State Board of Accountancy website also contains a number of forms, tools, and FAQs you may need, and their phone number is 860-713-6100.

Who sits on the State Board of Accountancy?

The State Board of Accountancy, which resides under the Department of Consumer Protection and Commissioner Michelle Seagull, comprises nine individuals (both CPAs and public members) appointed by the governor. 

How does the CTCPA work with the State Board?

We work hand-in-hand with the State Board of Accountancy to safeguard the profession. We're present at all of their monthly meetings, and representatives from the State Board are always in attendance to congratulate the state's newest CPAs at our annual Recognition Reception (pictured at left).