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Maryland, Minnesota and Colorado passed mobility legislation, joining the following UAA-compliant states: Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

Georgia and Iowa have also taken steps to achieve full mobility. Georgia passed a mobility provision, which allows licensees from other states that have a “no notification” requirement to enter Georgia with no notice. Iowa is enacting a statute that will allow out-of-state individual CPAs to enter the state without notification. However, the CPA firm will need to obtain an Iowa firm permit if it is performing reviews or audits.

 

PODCAST

What’s next for potential CPA licensure changes

A new model proposed by NASBA and the AICPA is designed with an eye on the future for newly licensed CPAs. The AICPA's Carl Mayes, CPA, provides background on the project and a look ahead to 2020.

VIDEO

What RPA is and how it works

Robotic process automation is like an Excel macro that can work on multiple applications, says Danielle Supkis Cheek, CPA. RPA can complete routine, repetitive tasks such as data entry, freeing up employee time from lower-level chores.