2017 ORS 673.220¹
Inactive status
  • conditions
  • rules
  • roster
  • fees

(1) The Oregon Board of Accountancy may grant inactive status to a licensee:

(a) Whose license is not suspended or revoked;

(b) Who is not:

(A) Practicing public accountancy in a business organization required to be registered with the board under ORS 673.160 (Registration of business organizations); or

(B) A sole practitioner; and

(c) Who does not perform or offer to perform for a client services involving the use of accounting or auditing skills, including but not limited to issuance of reports on financial statements, management advisory, financial advisory or consulting services, preparation of tax returns or the furnishing of advice on tax matters.

(2) A licensee granted inactive status by the board:

(a) Must pay a fee in an amount determined by the board by rule for becoming or remaining inactive or for becoming active.

(b) Shall place the word “inactive” next to the licensee’s name and title on any business card, letterhead or other professional document, other than a license issued by the board.

(3) The board may restore a lapsed permit to inactive status as provided in ORS 673.150 (Permits to engage in practice of public accountancy) (5).

(4) The board shall maintain a current roster of all licensees granted inactive status.

(5) The provisions of ORS 673.010 (Definitions for ORS 673.010 to 673.465) to 673.465 (Authority of Oregon Board of Accountancy to require fingerprints) apply to licensees granted inactive status. [1985 c.461 §2; 1987 c.455 §4; 1993 c.193 §4; 1999 c.322 §17; 2005 c.39 §6; 2009 c.531 §13; 2011 c.56 §2; 2015 c.451 §15]

Chapter 673

Atty. Gen. Opinions

This chapter as authorizing partnership of corpora­tion and individual, (1972) Vol 36, p 94

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 673—Accountants; Other Tax Professionals, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors673.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 673, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano673.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.