§ 32-701 Definitions
§ 32-702 Arizona state board of accountancy; membership; administrative duties; compensation
§ 32-703 Powers and duties; rules; executive director; advisory committees and individuals
§ 32-704 Immunity from liability
§ 32-705 Board of accountancy fund; disposition of monies
§ 32-707 Record of proceedings; admissibility as evidence

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 32 > Chapter 6 > Article 1 - Board of Accountancy

  • Accounting services: means services that are commonly and historically performed by accountants, including recording or summarizing financial transactions, bookkeeping, analyzing or verifying financial information, reporting financial results, financial planning or providing attest services, compilation services, tax services or consulting services. See Arizona Laws 32-701
  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Attest services: means the following services to be performed by the holder of a certificate issued by the board:

    (a) Audits or other engagements to be performed in accordance with the statements on auditing standards adopted by the American institute of certified public accountants. See Arizona Laws 32-701

  • Board: means the Arizona state board of accountancy established by section 32-702. See Arizona Laws 32-701
  • Business organization: means a partnership, professional corporation, professional limited liability company, limited liability company or limited liability partnership or any other entity that is recognized by the board and that is established under the laws of any state or foreign country. See Arizona Laws 32-701
  • Certified public accountant: means an individual who has been issued a certificate of authority by the board to practice as a certified public accountant or who meets the limited reciprocity privilege requirements pursuant to section 32-725. See Arizona Laws 32-701
  • Client: means a person or entity, other than one's employer, for whom accounting services are provided. See Arizona Laws 32-701
  • Compilation services: means providing a service of any compilation engagement to be performed in accordance with the statements on standards for accounting and review services. See Arizona Laws 32-701
  • Consulting services: includes management advisory services, litigation support services, valuation services and other services that require the use of technical skills, education, observation, experience and knowledge to develop an analytical approach to process and to present findings, conclusions or recommendations. See Arizona Laws 32-701
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Disciplinary action: means any other regulatory sanctions imposed by the board in combination with, or as an alternative to, relinquishment, revocation or suspension of a certificate or registration, including the imposition of:

    (a) An administrative penalty in an amount not to exceed $2,000 for each violation of this chapter or rules adopted pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 32-701

  • Employer: means a person or entity that hires an individual to perform a service and that directs and controls the manner in which the service is performed. See Arizona Laws 32-701
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Firm: means a business organization, a sole proprietorship or an individual who is registered pursuant to section 32-731. See Arizona Laws 32-701
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Letter of concern: means an advisory letter to notify a registrant that, while the evidence does not warrant disciplinary action, the board believes that the registrant should modify or eliminate certain practices and that continuation of the activities that led to the evidence being submitted to the board may result in board action against the registrant. See Arizona Laws 32-701
  • Limited reciprocity privilege: means the permission to practice as a certified public accountant in this state pursuant to section 32-725 for an individual whose principal place of business is outside of this state. See Arizona Laws 32-701
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Management advisory services: means advisory services consisting of the development of findings, conclusions or recommendations for the recipient's consideration and decision making. See Arizona Laws 32-701
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Practice of accounting: means providing accounting services for a client or an employer. See Arizona Laws 32-701
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Process: means a citation, writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Registrant: means any certified public accountant or firm that is registered with the board. See Arizona Laws 32-701
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Sole proprietorship: means a business that is owned by one individual and that does not have a legal distinction between the owner and the business. See Arizona Laws 32-701
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Arizona Laws 1-215