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I have the following question and I am not sure if you are qualified to respond to this question, if not please forward this question to some one that is very knowledgeable in this area.
I have small accounting firm and I have an enrolled agent. I am contemplating to get a CPA as an employee to perform certain accounting tasks that is only allowed to be done by a CPA. I like to know if this is doable and if there certain restrictions that I would need to pay attention to.
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Under CA law, if you are an accountancy business, an accountancy partnership wishing to practice accountancy in California is required to be approved for licensure by the California Board of Accountancy (CBA) before practicing or holding out to the public as an accountancy partnership.

An accountancy partnership must have at least two partners, with at least one of the partners licensed to practice accountancy in the State of California. An accountancy partnership with a non-licensee owner must have at least one partner with an active California CPA license.

So, as long as you have at least one partner who is a CPA and are licensed by the CBA, you would be able to operate in CA under CA law.

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