1-125.02 Foreign Accountant Temporary Practice Privilege Conditions Limitations Fee

1-125.02. Foreign accountant; temporary practice privilege; conditions; limitations; fee.

(1) The board may, in its discretion, grant a person who holds a certificate, degree, or license in a foreign country constituting a recognized qualification for the practice of public accountancy in such country, and who does not hold a certificate or permit issued by this state or any other state and whose principal place of business is outside this state, the privilege to temporarily practice in this state on professional business incident to his or her regular practice outside this state, if such privilege to temporarily practice is conducted in conformity with the rules and regulations of the board.

(2) Any person of another country exercising the temporary practice privilege granted under this section and any partnership, limited liability company, or other allowed entity of certified public accountants which employ that person hereby simultaneously consent, as a condition of the grant of the temporary practice privilege:

(a) To the personal and subject-matter jurisdiction and disciplinary authority of the board;

(b) To comply with the Public Accountancy Act and the rules and regulations adopted and promulgated under the act;

(c) That in the event the authorization to engage in the practice of public accountancy in the country of the person's principal place of business is no longer valid, the person will cease offering or rendering professional services in this state individually and on behalf of the person's partnership, limited liability company, or other allowed entity of certified public accountants; and

(d) To the appointment of the board as his or her agent upon whom process may be served in any action or proceeding by the board against the person.

(3) The temporary practice privilege afforded under this section or any other section shall not be interpreted to prevent any governmental body from requiring that public accounting services performed for a governmental body or for an entity regulated by a governmental body be performed by a person or firm who holds a permit issued under section 1-136 </codes/nebraska/2009/Chapter1/1-136.html>.

(4) Any person who has been granted the temporary practice privilege afforded under this section and who, for any entity with its home office in this state, performs attestation services, may only do so through a firm or affiliated entity which holds a permit issued under section 1-136 </codes/nebraska/2009/Chapter1/1-136.html>.

(5) Any person who has been granted the temporary practice privilege afforded under this section shall use only the title or designation under which he or she is generally known in his or her own country, followed by the name of his or her foreign country.

(6) The board shall charge each person who has been granted the temporary practice privilege afforded under this section a fee as established by the board not to exceed fifty dollars.

Source

Laws 2009, LB31, § 13.