COVID-19 EMERGENCY: IMPORTANT INFORMATION
In compliance with the Governor’s Executive Order, to protect the staff and citizens of Oklahoma, until further notice the office of the Oklahoma Accountancy Board is closed to visitors. If you have questions or need assistance, please email the appropriate person listed under the “About the Board” and then “Board Staff” link. Thank you for your patience and consideration until such time this situation is resolved.
COVID-19 Related Exam information and updates can be found here: https://www.ok.gov/oab_web/Departments/Examination/index.html
May 22, 2020: Prometric’s website has been updated and a list of site openings, FAQs and more can be found here: https://www.prometric.com/corona-virus-update
Governor J. Kevin Stitt has issued Executive Order 2020-07, which states:
All occupational licenses issued by any agency, board, or commission of the State of Oklahoma that expire during this emergency shall be extended so long as this Order is in effect. All occupational licenses extended during this Order will expire fourteen (14) days following the withdrawal or termination of this Order.
The OAB will continue to conduct normal business operations and process all license renewals and permit applications that are submitted.
IMPORTANT DELIVERY INFORMATION:
In the interest of public health/safety, building management has locked the building to restrict public access until the “Safer at Home” policy is lifted by state authorities.
Apr. 17, 2020: Dear New CPAs –
To protect the health and well-being of our honorees and families from the COVID-19 public health crisis, the Oklahoma Accountancy Board (OAB) has cancelled the spring New CPA Recognition Ceremony scheduled for May 16, 2020.
While we share your disappointment that you will not get the opportunity to celebrate and be recognized for your immense achievement this spring, we are excited to extend you an invitation to our fall Recognition Ceremony scheduled for November 21, 2020. The event will be held at Oklahoma City Community College Performing Arts Center. Please email Heather Grable, at email@example.com, if you would like to attend the fall ceremony.
Beginning May 18th, the OAB will send CPA certificates through the United State Postal Service to the address we have for you on file. Please notify the OAB if you need your CPA certificate mailed to an alternate address. If you plan to attend the fall ceremony, we ask that you do not remove your certificate from the clear cover or frame your CPA certificate. Instead, bring your CPA certificate to the ceremony so the Chair of the OAB can officially present it to you.
We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your understanding. The Oklahoma Accountancy Board and staff congratulate you on becoming a CPA!
Heather Grable, CPE Coordinator
Nov. 1, 2019: Emergency Rules Approved - Effective November 1, 2019
Pursuant to 10:15-37-11 of the Oklahoma Administrative Code, the following crimes, as set out in Title 21 of the Oklahoma Statutes, shall disqualify an individual from obtaining or holding an Oklahoma CPA certificate or PA license:
Sept. 30, 2019: Click to view the Oklahoma Accountancy Board policy on CPAs providing services in the medical marijuana industry.
Individual registration is open and available online to individual registrants with a birth month of June, July or August. Refer to the table below for important registration dates to remember.
|Birth Month:||Registration Deadline:||Reporting CPE For Year:||Lapsed Period:||Automatic Revocation:|
|June||6/30/2020||2019||7/1/2020 - 7/31/2020||8/1/2020|
|July||7/31/2020||2019||8/1/2020 - 8/31/2020||9/1/2020|
|August||8/31/2020||2019||9/1/2020 - 9/30/2020||10/1/2020|
The online renewal application is made available 60 days prior to your registration deadline. If you attempt to file the form prior to your renewal period, the form and fee(s) will be returned to you immediately. *NOTE: PINs are no longer necessary for registration. You may access your record using the user ID and password you created.
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2020 WINTER BULLETIN
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IRS PTIN INFORMATION
The IRS has advised the Oklahoma Accountancy Board to inform its registrants to use December 31, 2020 as the date their license will expire for purposes of renewing their PTIN for the coming tax season. With permits expiring based upon birth month, the IRS recognizes this could cause issues in their system. This is the same guidance given for the 2019 tax filing period.