California Board of Accountancy

Confusing Titles

CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS
TITLE 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
DIVISION 1. Board of Accountancy Regulations

ARTICLE 1 - General

§ 2. Confusing Titles.

The following are titles or designations likely to be confused with the titles Certified Public Accountant and Public Accountant within the meaning of Section 5058 of the Business and Professions Code:
(a) "Accountant," "auditor," "accounting," or "auditing," when used either singly or collectively or in conjunction with other titles.
(b) Any other titles or designations which imply that the individual is engaged in the practice of public accountancy.


NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 5010 and 5018, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 5055, 5056, and 5058, Business and Professions Code.

 

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