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Independent CPAs or Public Accountants Wanting to Conduct K-12 LEAs Audits

Certified public accountants or public accountants wanting to conduct LEA audits must be added to the Certified Public Accountants Directory System (CPADS) published by the State Controller’s Office (SCO). To be included in the CPADS directory, you must submit a written request to the SCO prior to conducting the audits. Instructions for submitting the request can be found at the SCO’s web site http://cpads.sco.ca.gov/.

Notice to Our Website Visitors - Due to server maintenance at our website host (the state’s Office of Technology Services), the Controller’s CPADS application may be unavailable for up to 30 minutes, Friday, December 8, 2017, and Friday, December 15, 2017, between the hours of 6 p.m. and 1 a.m. Pacific Time. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and we will update this message if this schedule changes. – The Controller’s Web Support Team