Founding years for state-level accounting organizations


The first state-level accounting organizations were founded in the Northeast about a decade after the birth of the AICPA. Twenty-one states had formed accounting societies, associations, or institutes by 1910, and that wave of development continued through the 1920s and 1930s.

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Before 1900

  • New York State Society of CPAs 1897
  • Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs 1897
  • New Jersey Society of CPAs 1898


1900 to 1909

  • Massachusetts Society of CPAs 1900
  • Maryland Association of CPAs 1901
  • Michigan Association of CPAs 1901
  • Illinois CPA Society 1903
  • Colorado Society of CPAs 1904
  • Minnesota Society of CPAs 1904
  • Tennessee Society of CPAs 1904
  • Washington Society of CPAs 1904
  • Florida Institute of CPAs 1905
  • Georgia Society of CPAs 1905
  • Rhode Island Society of CPAs 1905
  • Wisconsin Institute of CPAs 1905
  • Connecticut Society of CPAs 1908
  • Ohio Society of CPAs 1908
  • Oregon Society of CPAs 1908
  • California Society of CPAs 1909
  • Missouri Society of CPAs 1909
  • Virginia Society of CPAs 1909


1910 to 1919

  • Society of Louisiana CPAs 1911
  • Montana Society of CPAs 1913
  • Indiana CPA Society 1915
  • Iowa Society of CPAs 1915
  • South Carolina Association of CPAs 1915
  • Texas Society of CPAs 1915
  • Arkansas Society of CPAs 1916
  • South Dakota CPA Society 1917
  • Idaho Society of CPAs 1918
  • Oklahoma Society of CPAs 1918
  • Alabama Society of CPAs 1919
  • North Carolina Association of CPAs 1919
  • West Virginia Society of CPAs 1919


1920 to 1929

  • Mississippi Society of CPAs 1920
  • Utah Association of CPAs 1920
  • Wyoming Society of CPAs 1921
  • Puerto Rico Society of CPAs (Colegio de Contadores Publicos Autorizados de Puerto Rico) 1922
  • Greater Washington (D.C.) Society of CPAs 1923
  • Kentucky Society of CPAs 1924
  • Maine Society of CPAs 1924
  • Nebraska Society of CPAs 1928


1930 to 1939

  • New Mexico Society of CPAs 1930
  • North Dakota Society of CPAs 1930
  • Hawaii Society of CPAs 1932
  • Kansas Society of CPAs 1932
  • Arizona Society of CPAs 1933
  • Vermont Society of CPAs 1933
  • New Hampshire Society of CPAs 1934
  • Delaware Society of CPAs 1937


Since 1940

  • Nevada Society of CPAs 1947
  • Virgin Islands Society of CPAs 1953
  • Alaska Society of CPAs 1954
  • Guam Society of CPAs 1973

 

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