A holder of an inactive West Virginia Certified Public Accountant Certificate may complete the Application for Activation of License if the certificate holder was in good standing when he/she made the decision to place the license on "inactive" status.
In order to activate a license, one must:
However, if the applicant's license lapsed due to failure to inform the Board of his/her intention to place the license on "inactive" status or he/she failed to meet CPE compliance and therefore was not eligible for renewal, then the certificate holder must complete the Application for Reinstatetment of License.
The West Virginia Board of Accountancy filed a Notice of Public Comment with the West Virginia Secretary of State's Office on May 10, 2023.
2022 CPE Season is upon us. Please ensure that you secure all CPE hours by December 31, 2022, and report the CPE courses online by the January 31, 2023 deadline.
Board staff has received several inquiries whether the Board will be providing blanket extensions of the CPE requirement and CPA license and firm permit renewals.