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Complain About a Licensee - Online

Please provide information about the licensed accountant or licensed firm involved in the complaint. If you are filing a complaint about more than one accountant, please submit a separate form for each accountant.

Additional information on filing a complaint with the CBA is also available.

Complaint Registered Against

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Complainant

Without your personal contact information and ongoing cooperation, we may not be able to pursue your specific complaint.

Details of Complaint

* Please state the details of your complaint about this licensee, including the reason for the complaint, when the problem first occurred, how you selected the licensee, and the facts of your complaint including relevant dates.

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Documentation

* Please describe the documentation you have in support of your complaint (such as an engagement letter, tax forms, tax notices, audit reports, financial statements, CPA or PA letterhead stationery, and correspondence). A printout of the acknowledgement notice you receive after submitting this form, accompanied by copies of these documents, and any others you believe may pertain to your case, should be submitted by mail or fax, or in person, to the CBA's office. Please include the tracking number pertaining to the complaint you have submitted.

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Resolution

* What have you done to resolve your complaint so far?

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Advisement

(If No, please explain.)

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Result

*What do you believe would be a fair settlement or result of your complaint?

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Attorney


(If Yes, please provide your attorney's name, address, and phone number)

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Review

Please take this opportunity to review your answers. The form can be submitted only once.

Personal Information Collection and Access Notice

The information provided in this form will be used by the CBA to follow up on your complaint. Business and Professions Code sections 325, 326, and 5103 provides the CBA the authority to collect this information. If you do not wish to identify yourself, you may remain anonymous; however, this may limit the CBA's ability to contact you or help you resolve your complaint. Each individual has the right to review his or her personal information records maintained by the CBA, except as otherwise provided by the Information Practices Act. Every effort is made to protect the personal information you provide; however, in order to follow up on your complaint, we may need to share the information with the business you complained about or with other government agencies. This may include disclosing this information in response to a court or administrative order, a subpoena or a search warrant, or as otherwise permitted by the Information Practices Act. Certain information may be disclosed to a member of the public, upon request, under the California Public Records Act and Information Practices Act.


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Receipt of Complaint

Your completed Consumer Complaint Form has been successfully transmitted to the California Board of Accountancy (CBA). We will review your transmittal and advise you as to the CBA's jurisdictional authority in this matter.

PLEASE PRINT THIS FORM FOR YOUR RECORDS.

This is your Initial Complaint Referral number: . Please reference this referral number in all communications with the CBA Enforcement Division, regarding this complaint.

Complaint Date
Referral Number
Licensee
Complainant
Complaint Detail
Documentation
Resolution
Advisement
Result
Attorney
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