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TITLE 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
DIVISION 1. Board of Accountancy Regulations

ARTICLE 12 - Continuing Education Rules

§ 89.1. Reports.

(a) For purposes of monitoring and promoting compliance with applicable accounting principles and reporting standards, the Report Quality Monitoring Committee may require licensees, selected on the basis of a statistical sampling or upon referral from another committee of the Board, to supply copies of selected financial reports they have issued during the previous two years. This requirement applies to any licensee who had primary responsibility for, and authority to sign, at least one financial report that was issued during the previous two years. The financial report or reports to be submitted shall be selected by the responding licensee and shall reflect the highest level of service rendered by such licensee during the period.
For purposes of this regulation, financial report shall mean
(1) the licensee's report issued as the result of an engagement covered by generally accepted auditing standards or government auditing standards (audit), or standards for accounting and review services (compilation or review), or attestation standards (attest engagements),
(2) accompanying financial statements or other client assertion,
(3) accompanying footnotes, and
(4) supplementary financial data, if any.
(b) Willful failure or refusal of a licensee to comply with the Board's written request for a copy of financial report(s), within 30 calendar days of the licensee's receipt of that request, constitutes a violation of Section 5100(g) of the Accountancy Act.

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


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