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State Board of Accountancy

RCW 18.04

The Board of Accountancy qualifies, monitors, and regulates Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) and the practice of public accountancy within Washington state. The Board of Accountancy will discipline individuals and firms exercising practice privileges in other states while holding credentials issued by this state. The Board of Accountancy also monitors, regulates, and may discipline individuals and firms exercising practice privileges in this state while holding credentials issued by other states.

Agency Mission

The mission of the Washington State Board of Accountancy is to promote the dependability of information which is used for guidance in financial transactions or for accounting or assessing the status or performance of commercial and noncommercial enterprises, whether public, private or governmental; and to protect the public interest.
Request 4,285,000
Net change from current biennium 452,000 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 11.8% Increase

Operating Budget: Summary

Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Appropriations Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
3,833,000 Certified Public Accountants' Acct - State 2,873,422 3,833,000 4,285,000
3,833,000 Total Appropriated Funds 2,873,422 3,833,000 4,285,000

Non-Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Non-Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Balance Non-Apropriated Funds 2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
CPA scholarship transfer account - Nonappropriated 50,000
1,143,117 1,143,117 Info Tech Invest Rev Acct - Nonappropriated
1,143,117 1,143,117 Total Non-Appropriated Funds 50,000

Operating Budget: Program Summary

Program Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Annual Total 1,607,399 2,053,476 852,310 2,090,000 2,195,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
(2,965,356) (50.8%) 32,364 1.1% 1,379,214 47.5%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2018-19 Actual 2019-20 Estimated 2020-21 Estimated 2021-22 Proposed 2022-23 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 10.2 10.2 9.5 12.3 12.3