West Virginia Accountancy Law requires firms who meet the following criteria to hold a firm permit:
Any firm with an office in this state who performs attest or compilation services;
Any firm with an office in this State that uses the title "CPA" or "CPA firm"; or
Any firm that does not have an office in this state but performs the following attest services for a client whose home office is in West Virginia: (see information regarding Mobility and Out-of-State Firms )
With the passage of HB 118 on June 17, 2019, the Board promulgated Rules to regulate consideration of prior criminal convictions in initial licensure determinations.
On Tuesday, September 4, 2018, Governor Jim Justice appointed two new members to the West Virginia Board of Accountancy.
The West Virginia Board of Accountancy has acquired a video to address the consequences for a firm or individual practitioner when they perform attest services if they do not meet regulatory requirements.