Use of the Designation

Under Regulatory Bylaw 13.7 Each firm shall have a name which:

  1. is not misleading;
  2. does not contravene professional good taste; and
  3. is in accordance with the Rules established by the Board.

A firm name must not reference a legacy designation in isolation.

Under Regulatory Board Rule 326.5, the name or descriptive style of the firm may include “Chartered Professional Accountant” or “Professional Accountant” where at least eighty percent (80%) of the proprietary interest of the firm is held by one or more members.

Use of the CPA Designation for Firms

CPA logo use Agreement for Firms