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Your voice in Frankfort and Washington

As a Society, our primary goal is to provide guidance on the administration of sound tax policy at the state and local level while also protecting the laws and regulations that dictate the expertise, education and licensing requirements of the CPA profession. To best promote this agenda in Frankfort and Washington, we operate a strategic government affairs division that includes staff, consultants, the Political Action Committee (KyCPA-PAC) and a member network of key contacts. The Society also works closely with the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) to educate and inform our federal lawmakers on issues of mutual importance to the profession. For more information regarding our advocacy efforts, feel free to email the Society’s Government Affairs Director, P. Anthony Allen, at aallen@kycpa.org or call 502-266 – 5272. 

2023 legislative preview

You can read a full preview of the potential issues and policies that will be considered during the 2023 Legislative Session of the Kentucky General Assembly. 

2023 policy priorities

This booklet contains an overview of KyCPA's 2023 policy priorities, guiding principles for state and local taxation, and more. Click here to download a PDF of the 2023 Policy Priorities booklet. 

Advocacy in action

Click here to view KyCPA's 2022 policy wins during the Legislative Session in Frankfort and with Kentucky's Congressional delegation in Washington, D.C. 

KyCPA-PAC and advocacy updates

, KyCPA Government Affairs Director provides a review of priority policies that passed during the 2022 Legislative Session. 

Click here to see how you can directly participate in KyCPA's advocacy efforts.

The key to maintaining a strong voice in Frankfort for the benefit of Kentucky citizens and businesses. Click here to invest in KyCPA-PAC's advocacy efforts. 

Click here to find out what passed during the 2022 Legislative Session.

Kentucky Board of Accountancy

The Kentucky Board of Accountancy is the state agency responsible for licensing and regulating CPAs and CPA firms, as well as administering the CPA examination. The Board is made up of six CPAs and one citizen member who are appointed by the governor. KyCPA regularly meets with the Board to discuss licensing, regulatory and other issues impacting the CPA profession. For more information, including CPE and license renewal requirements, click here.

CPA licensing statutes and regulations

  • KRS 325 - Kentucky Revised Statutes
  • KAR 201 - Administrative Regulations

CPA Mobility

  • CPAMobility.org is a resource from the AICPA and NASBA to help determine practice privileges for out-of-state CPAs.

Kentucky Department of Revenue

The Kentucky Department of Revenue is the taxing authority for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. KyCPA works with the Department on a regular basis to improve tax laws, regulation and guidance. The Department manages a practitioner-only hotline to answer compliance issues that specifically face tax practitioners. The toll-free hotline (844-751-5011) operates from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., ET, Mon. through Fri.

State tax statutes and regulations