§ 4701.01 Accountancy board law definitions
§ 4701.02 Accountancy board
§ 4701.03 Enforcement powers of board – compensation – bond
§ 4701.04 Registration
§ 4701.05 Compensation and expenses of board
§ 4701.06 Requirements for CPA certificate
§ 4701.061 Alternative requirements for CPA certificate
§ 4701.07 Requirements for public accountant registration
§ 4701.08 License applicant to comply with RC Chapter 4776
§ 4701.09 Foreign applicants
§ 4701.10 Issuing permits to practice
§ 4701.11 Continuing education
§ 4701.12 Advertisements
§ 4701.13 Publication of annual register
§ 4701.14 Unauthorized practice
§ 4701.15 Employees
§ 4701.16 Disciplinary actions
§ 4701.17 Reissuance of revoked certificate
§ 4701.18 Injunctions
§ 4701.19 Records
§ 4701.20 Depositing receipts
§ 4701.21 Fees in excess of statutory amounts
§ 4701.22 Written examination designed to determine competency
§ 4701.26 Certified public accountant education assistance program – fund
§ 4701.28 Effect of child support default on certificate or permit
§ 4701.29 Conduct of investigations
§ 4701.30 Compliance with law regarding sanctions for human trafficking
§ 4701.99 Penalty

Terms Used In Ohio Code > Chapter 4701

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Agreed-upon procedures report: means any report that is on a financial statement and that is based on agreed-upon procedures issued with respect to another party's written assertion in accordance with statements on standards for attestation engagements as promulgated by the American institute of certified public accountants. See Ohio Code 4701.01
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Another: when used to designate the owner of property which is the subject of an offense, includes not only natural persons but also every other owner of property. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • 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.
  • Attest report: means an opinion report, review report, compilation report, examination report, agreed-upon procedures report, or any similar report prepared in accordance with standards established by the American institute of certified public accountants with respect to a financial statement or other financial information. See Ohio Code 4701.01
  • Bond: includes an undertaking. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • Compilation report: means any compilation report on a financial statement that is issued with respect to financial information of a nonpublic entity in accordance with statements on standards for accounting and review services as promulgated by the American institute of certified public accountants. See Ohio Code 4701.01
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • CPA certificate: means a certificate issued under section 4701. See Ohio Code 4701.01
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Equity interest: means any capital interest or profit interest in a sole proprietorship, partnership, professional association, corporation-for-profit, limited liability company, or other business organization. See Ohio Code 4701.01
  • 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.
  • Examination report: means any examination report on a financial statement that is issued with respect to another party's written assertion in accordance with statements on standards for attestation engagements as promulgated by the American institute of certified public accountants. See Ohio Code 4701.01
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Foreign certificate: means a license, permit, certificate , or registration issued to a certified public accountant under the laws of another state that authorizes the holder to practice public accounting in that state, is valid, is in good standing, and has not expired. See Ohio Code 4701.01
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Good moral character: means the combination of personal traits of honesty, integrity, attention to duty, forthrightness, and self-restraint that enables a person to discharge the duties of the accounting profession fully and faithfully. See Ohio Code 4701.01
  • in writing: includes any representation of words, letters, symbols, or figures; this provision does not affect any law relating to signatures. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Ohio permit: means a permit to practice public accounting issued under division (A) of section 4701. See Ohio Code 4701.01
  • Ohio registration: means the registration under division (B) of section 4701. See Ohio Code 4701.01
  • Opinion report: means any opinion on a financial statement that is expressed in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards as to the fairness of presentation of information and that is used for guidance in financial transactions, for accounting, or for assessing the status or performance of commercial and noncommercial enterprises, whether public, private, or governmental. See Ohio Code 4701.01
  • Own: means any direct or indirect ownership of an equity interest in a public accounting firm or qualified firm. See Ohio Code 4701.01
  • PA registration: means registration as a public accountant under section 4701. See Ohio Code 4701.01
  • 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.
  • Peer review: means a study, appraisal, or review of one or more aspects of the professional work of a public accounting firm that meets the standards and requirements set forth by the accountancy board. See Ohio Code 4701.01
  • Person: means any individual, corporation-for-profit, business trust, estate, partnership, limited liability company, professional association, or other business organization. See Ohio Code 4701.01
  • Practice of public accounting: means performing or offering to perform any engagement that will result in the issuance of an attest report and, with respect to a person who holds a CPA certificate, PA registration, foreign certificate, or firm registration, any other services involving the use of accounting or auditing skills as established by rules adopted by the accountancy board. See Ohio Code 4701.01
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Public accounting firm: means a sole proprietorship, a partnership, a limited liability company, a professional association, a corporation-for-profit, or any other business organization that is engaged in the practice of public accounting in this state. See Ohio Code 4701.01
  • Qualified firm: means a sole proprietorship, partnership, professional association, corporation-for-profit, limited liability company, or other business organization in which the individuals who own a majority of the business organization interests in the business organization and control the business organization hold an Ohio permit or a foreign certificate. See Ohio Code 4701.01
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • registered firm: means registration as a public accounting firm under section 4701. See Ohio Code 4701.01
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Review report: means either of the following:

    (1) Any review report on a financial statement that is issued with respect to any of the following:

    (a) Interim financial information in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards;

    (b) The financial information of a nonpublic entity in accordance with statements on standards for accounting and review services;

    (c) The reliability of another party's written assertion in accordance with statements on standards for attestation engagements. See Ohio Code 4701.01

  • Rule: includes regulation. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • state: means the state of Ohio. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • United States: includes all the states. See Ohio Code 1.59