Idaho Statutes
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TITLE 54
PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
CHAPTER 2
ACCOUNTANTS
54-227.  Substantial equivalency. (1) A person whose principal place of business is not in this state and who has an active certificate and license as a certified public accountant from any state which the board has determined to be substantially equivalent to this chapter shall be presumed to have qualifications substantially equivalent to this state’s requirements and shall have all the privileges of licensees of this state without the need to obtain a license.
(2)  A person whose principal place of business is not in this state and who has an active certificate and license as a certified public accountant from any state which the board has not determined to be substantially equivalent to this chapter shall be presumed to have qualifications substantially equivalent to this state’s requirements and shall have all the privileges of licensees of this state without the need to obtain a license only if such person demonstrates that his or her qualifications are substantially equivalent to the licensure requirements of this chapter. The requirement to demonstrate substantially equivalent qualifications shall be waived if the applicant has been licensed for no less than four (4) years as a certified public accountant within the previous ten (10) years.
(3)  Licensees of other states exercising the privilege afforded under this section hereby consent, as a condition of the grant of this privilege:
(a)  To the personal and subject matter jurisdiction and disciplinary authority of the board;
(b)  To comply with this chapter and the board’s rules; and
(c)  To the appointment of the state boards which issued their licenses as their agents upon whom process may be served in any action or proceeding by this state’s board against such licensees.
(4)  A licensee of this state offering or rendering services or using the CPA title in another state shall be subject to disciplinary action in this state for an act committed in another state for which the licensee would be subject to discipline for an act committed in another state. Notwithstanding the board’s enforcement authority granted by this chapter, the board shall investigate any complaint made by the board of accountancy of another state.

History:
[54-227, added 2002, ch. 92, sec. 19, p. 254; am. 2003, ch. 14, sec. 8, p. 42; am. 2008, ch. 128, sec. 10, p. 361.]


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