Accountancy (California Board of)
The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA), California Board of Accountancy (CBA), licenses and regulates certified public accountants (CPAs), public accountants (PAs), accountancy corporations, CPA and PA partnerships. Accountants audit, compile, investigate, and certify financial transactions and accounting records.
Complaints can be filed online at www.dca.ca.gov/cba, or call CBA in Sacramento at (916) 561-1729.
California Board of Accountancy
2450 Venture Oaks Way, Suite 300
Sacramento, CA 95833-3291
(916) 263-3675 Fax
Complaints outside the jurisdiction of CBA are handled by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants:
These include - Fee disputes, bookkeepers, tax preparer, accountants who are not CPAs.
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Member Services Center
220 Leigh Farm Road
Durham, NC 27707
1211 Avenue of the Americas,
New York, NY 10636
The California Secretary of State can provide filing requirements, name availability, status requests, copies/certificates.
Secretary of State
Corporate Filings and Records Section
1500 11th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814