Resources

Boards of Accountancy

Below you will find the contact information, as well as a listing of statutes, for the State Board of Accountancy in each of the 55 jurisdictions.

Alabama 
Alaska 
Arizona 
Arkansas 
California 
CNMI 
Colorado 
Connecticut 
Delaware 
District of Columbia 
Florida 
Georgia 
Guam 
Hawaii 
Idaho 
Illinois Board 
Illinois IDFPR 
Indiana 
Iowa 
Kansas 
Kentucky 
Louisiana 
Maine 
Maryland 
Massachusetts 
Michigan 
Minnesota 
Mississippi 
Missouri 
Montana 
Nebraska 
Nevada 
New Hampshire 
New Jersey 
New Mexico 
New York 
North Carolina 
North Dakota 
Ohio 
Oklahoma 
Oregon 
Pennsylvania 
Puerto Rico 
Rhode Island 
South Carolina 
South Dakota 
Tennessee 
Texas 
Utah 
Vermont 
Virgin Islands 
Virginia 
Washington 
West Virginia 
Wisconsin 
Wyoming

  • American Accounting Association: This national organization offers accounting professionals the chance to meet with other professionals at regional and national events where they are encouraged to share information and expertise. They provide members with electronic subscriptions to three accounting publications and access to a career center that lists hundreds of available jobs per year.
  • AGN International: AGN International is a global organization comprised of independent accounting businesses with the goal of supporting accountants in providing services to their customers. AGN International connects members to one another across the globe and provides a means of referring clients to other accounting professionals who may provide a service they do not.
  • American Institute of CPAs (AICPA): AICPA is a national organization that advocates for the accounting profession and provides networking opportunities and professional guidance to its members. Members must be CPAs, which in most states requires a Bachelor of Science in accounting or 150 semester hours of study as well as passing the required exams.
  • The Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance (AFWA): AFWA empowers women to pursue careers in accounting and other financial fields. Members have access to conferences, a network of fellow professionals, publications, and member discounts.
  • Institute of Management Accountants (IMA): The IMA is an organization for students seeking careers as management accountants, so it is geared toward students who are pursuing a Bachelor of Science in accounting or other related degrees. The IMA helps students plan careers and connect with professionals working in the field worldwide.
  • Beta Alpha Psi: Beta Alpha Psi is an honor organization for students and professionals in the financial information industry. They support the study of finance, accounting, information systems, and related fields.
  • National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA): NASBA works to improve the efficiency of state boards of accountancy nationwide.
  • National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP): NATP provides support and assistance for building expertise as tax professionals. Members have access to a member directory for networking with other professionals, events and educational opportunities, answers to questions, and products for tax offices.
  • National Society of Tax Professionals (NSTP): Benefits of joining the NSTP include ten issues of their newsletter, a client newsletter that professionals can send to their own clients under their office logo and information, and a tax research hotline.

Journals and Publications

  • Journal of Accountancy: Get access to the latest news articles and videos concerning the field of accounting in this journal published by the AICPA.
  • Accounting Today: This online publication allows visitors to read online articles, watch videos, and listen to podcasts.
  • New Accountant: New Accountant is available online and in print. Articles are written by college professors as well as accounting professionals as a resource for accounting students to help them explore career options and prepare for the CPA exam.
  • The International Journal of Accounting: This journal is published by the University of Illinois and contains information about accounting practices around the world.
  • Accountancy: This magazine is available through CCH Daily. News stories are frequently updated on the home page of the website, and you can search for articles by topic.
  • The CPA Journal: The CPA Journal includes articles on a variety of topics related to accounting, such as technology, business, taxation, finance, and more.
  • Journal of Forensic and Investigative Accounting: Learn more about how accounting professionals help law enforcement officials to investigate the financial side of crime.
  • Journal of Accounting Research: This journal publishes information about research conducted in the field of accounting.
  • Smart Brief: Smart Brief is a publication for professionals in a variety of industries, with a section specifically about accounting topics.
  • AccountingWEB: AccountingWEB is an online publication and community for accountants. They publish news articles, advice about using technology in accounting, and information about business practices.
  • The New York Times: Accounting: The New York Times offers a section of articles about accounting and accountants.

Taxes

  • Tax Filing for Deployed Military: Read information about filing taxes for deployed military members, including how to get extensions for military personnel serving in combat zones or on hazardous duty.
  • Filing Taxes in the Military (video): Watch a video from the Department of Defense that discusses which state military personnel should file tax returns in.

Miscellaneous Accounting Guides and Information