An Important Message for All CPAs, Multistate Tax Compact Election, Pizza and more

by MICPA | Jul 25, 2017   ()

Licensed and Registered CPAs and Firms Must Renew Licenses by July 31

As a reminder, all licensed certified public accountants, and all licensed CPA firms must renew their licenses with the State of Michigan on or before July 31. Additionally, all individuals in registered status must renew their status by July 31, 2017.

Note: If you are a CPA organized as anything other than John Smith CPA, (for example, John Smith PLLC, or John Smith PC) you must be licensed as a firm, no matter the type of services you provide. A CPA firm is defined as a corporation, partnership, LLC, unincorporated association, sole proprietorship operating under an assumed name, or other legal entity.

Send your CPE information (including carryover hours) directly to the Michigan Department of Licensing & Regulatory Affairs using the MICPA Tracker. And, renew your license online at

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Source: MICPA
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