§ 12227 Licenses; certified public accountants
§ 12228 Certified public accountants; qualifications
§ 12230 Application for licensure
§ 12231 Application for licensure on the basis of an out-of-state license or certificate
§ 12232 Practice without license on the basis of substantial equivalency
§ 12233 Continuing education requirements for renewal
§ 12234 Expiration; renewal

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes > Title 32 > Chapter 113 > Subchapter 3 - Licensure of Certified Public Accountants

  • 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.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Board: means the Board of Accountancy established under Title 5, section 12004?A, subsection 1, or its predecessor under prior law. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12201
  • Certificate: means a certificate as "certified public accountant" issued under prior law, and a certificate as "public accountant" issued under prior law, or a corresponding certificate as a certified public accountant issued after examination under the law of any other state. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12201
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • 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 sole proprietorship, a corporation, a partnership or any other form of organization. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12201
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Licensee: means a person who holds a license issued by the board under section 12230 or 12231 or a corresponding provision of prior law, or a firm that holds a license issued by the board under section 12252. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12201
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Report: includes any form of language that disclaims an opinion when such form of language is conventionally understood to imply positive assurances as to the reliability of the attest information or compiled financial statements referred to or special competence on the part of the person or firm issuing such language and includes any other form of language that is conventionally understood to imply such assurance or such special knowledge or competence. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12201
  • Rule: means any rule or other written directive of general application duly adopted by the board. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12201
  • Substantial equivalency: means that the education, examination and experience requirements for certified public accountants contained in the statutes and administrative rules of another jurisdiction are comparable to or exceed the education, examination and experience requirements of this State or that an individual certified public accountant's education, examination and experience qualifications are comparable to or exceed the education, examination and experience requirements of this State. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 32 Sec. 12201
  • United States: includes territories and the District of Columbia. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72