Accounting Firms in Ontario

CPA Ontario members who wish to engage in public accounting or provide accounting services to the public must do this through a registered firm.

You can provide accounting services to the public or engage in public accounting on a full-time, part-time, subcontract or consulting basis.

Learn more on how to set up a firm, apply for a public accounting licence and understand firm practice inspections. If you have a registered firm, your Firm Representative will need to keep CPA Ontario updated of any changes and pay your annual practitioner due and fees. You must also maintain professional liability insurance.

Post Designation Public Accounting Program

If you don’t already qualify, meet your requirements to apply for a public accounting licence with the Post Designation Public Accounting program.

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Free customizable client brochure for small and medium practices

Use this brochure to market your CPA firm to prospective and current clients. Designed to support your client retention efforts, it can help promote CPAs and the unique value-added services they can provide.

The sample brochure is for illustrative purposes only and contains a CPA Ontario watermark. If you're interested in using it, please complete our brochure request and email it to our team.

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