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RULE §511.121Application for Approval of Experience

(a) The board, through an applicant's submission of qualifying supervised work experience, shall insure that the applicant applying for the CPA certificate has demonstrated high standards of professional competence, integrity, independence, and learning.

(b) Acceptable work experience defined in §511.123 of this chapter (relating to Reporting Work Experience) shall be gained in at least one of the following areas:

  (1) attest services as defined in §501.52(4) of this title (relating to Definitions);

  (2) professional accounting services or professional accounting work as defined in §501.52(22) of this title.

(c) The board, on a case-by-case basis, may approve other areas of work experience which are recognized as non-routine accounting work.

(d) An applicant for certification as a CPA shall submit an application for approval of work experience. The application shall be made on a form prescribed by the board and submitted after completion of the UCPAE.

(e) Acceptable work experience shall be commensurate with the provision of §901.256 of the Act (relating to Work Experience Requirements).

(f) No advance rulings on the acceptance of work experience will be given.

Source Note: The provisions of this §511.121 adopted to be effective September 15, 1980, 5 TexReg 3563; amended to be effective April 1, 1982, 7 TexReg 818; amended to be effective January 1, 1990, 14 TexReg 6648; amended to be effective October 30, 1991, 16 TexReg 5829; amended to be effective June 14, 1996, 21 TexReg 4998; amended to be effective February 27, 2000, 25 TexReg 1379; amended to be effective February 17, 2008, 33 TexReg 1106; amended to be effective June 7, 2012, 37 TexReg 4050; amended to be effective June 10, 2015, 40 TexReg 3568; amended to be effective February 8, 2017, 42 TexReg 427; amended to be effective June 2, 2021, 46 TexReg3408

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