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How tough is it to get your work experience for the CPA signed off on after leaving a firm?

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Don’t you just need your former manager sign off? I think it’s fairly easy if you have good relationship with the person.

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Shouldn’t be at all unless someone is a dick. “Did x work here during these dates”? Yes or no and sign. It’s not complicated

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For big and medium size accounting firms, personnel records are kept for a long time for many reasons (QC peer review, compliance, legal liability, boomerang staff, business development, etc), and it's often a semi-retired CPA you probably never met who signs the work experience paperwork while verifying dates, hours and experience type with HR. For small firms, it can be a little trickier b/c personnel records can be informally kept, and sometimes small firms merge, close down, and also sometimes partners, supervisors and managers leave.

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