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Whoever does any of the following may, for each offense, be fined not more than $500, or imprisoned in the county jail for not more than one year, or both:
(1) Uses any term other than certified public accountant or the abbreviation C. P. A. to indicate that he or she is a certified public accountant with a specially granted title.
(2) While practicing under an assumed name, or as a member of a firm, other than a firm with a name that is registered under s. 442.07 (3), announces, either in writing or by printing, that the assumed name or firm is practicing as a certified public accountant.
(5) Holds himself or herself out to the public as a certified public accountant or assumes to practice as a certified public accountant unless he or she has been granted a certificate as a certified public accountant from the examining board.
(7) Practices as a certified public accountant after his or her certificate has been revoked.
(8) As an individual or member of a firm, practices or permits the firm to practice as a certified public accountant unless a license has been secured for the current licensure period.
(9) Sells, buys, gives, or obtains an alleged certificate as a certified public accountant or a license in any manner other than that provided for by this chapter.
(10) Attempts to practice as a certified public accountant under the guise of a certificate not granted by the examining board or under cover of a certificate obtained illegally or fraudulently.
(11) Certifies to any false or fraudulent report, certificate, exhibit, schedule or statement.
(12) Attempts by any subterfuge to evade the provisions of this chapter while practicing as a certified public accountant.
(13) As an individual or member of a firm, permits to be announced by printed or written statement that any report, certificate, exhibit, schedule, or statement has been prepared by or under supervision of a certified public accountant when the person who prepared the report, certificate, exhibit, schedule, or statement was not a certified public accountant.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Wisconsin Statutes Regulation and Licensing (Ch. 440 to 480) § 442.11. Penalties - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/wi/regulation-and-licensing-ch-440-to-480/wi-st-442-11/
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