Can you call yourself an accountant if you are not a cpa?

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Zechariah Langworth asked a question: Can you call yourself an accountant if you are not a cpa?
Asked By: Zechariah Langworth
Date created: Sun, Apr 18, 2021 12:41 AM
Date updated: Thu, Jun 23, 2022 4:15 PM

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As long as they do misrepresent their qualifications, almost anyone can call themselves an accountant. This isn't true of CPAs (Certified Public Accountants), which is a designation that requires specialized training.

  • In a lot of states it is illegal to call your self an accountant without being a CPA. If you complete the a 4hr ethics course approved by the CPA board for your state this should be covered. For example in Texas if you are not a CPA it is illegal to (although some of this is poorly enforced): - Call yourself an accountant

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