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National & State Entities

The Texas State Board of Public Accountancy (TSBPA) is the state regulatory agency for public accounting in Texas. The State Board is the agency to contact with all official questions regarding CPA licensing, examination, continuing professional education (CPE) requirements, and enforcement. The State Board operates from the authority granted by the Texas Public Accountancy Act.

Requirements for becoming a CPA varies in the United States. Every state and U.S. territory has somewhat different requirements for becoming a licensed CPA. Most states have education, examination and experience requirements and some have ethics requirements. The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) can assist international students who have questions about qualifying to sit for the CPA Exam, how current foreign credits will transfer, or about equivalency issues.

Texas State Board of Public Accountancy (TSBPA)

The TSBPA regulates the practice of public accountancy in Texas.

333 Guadalupe, Tower III - Suite 900
Austin, Texas 78701-3942
Main Number: 512.305.7800
TSBPA contacts

Individual State Entities

CPA professional organizations

State and U.S. territory government accountancy agencies

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

AICPA website | Email AICPA

220 Leigh Farm Road
Durham, North Carolina 27707-8110
P: +1.919.402.4500 | F: +1.919.402.4505

National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA)

NASBA website | Email NASBA regarding CPA Exam

NASBA works to enhance the effectiveness and advance the common interests of the Boards of Accountancy. It accomplishes its mission by creating a forum for accounting regulators and practitioners to address issues relevant to the viability of the accounting profession.