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					                                  TEXAS STATE BOARD OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY
    William Treacy, Executive Director                                            333 Guadalupe, Tower 3, Suite 900
             (512) 305-7800                                                            Austin, TX 78701-3900
           FAX (512) 305-7875                                                           www.tsbpa.state.tx.us



                          REGISTRATION OF A REGISTERED
                       LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIP (RLLP)
          REFER TO THE INSTRUCTIONS FOR REGISTRATION OF A REGISTERED LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIP


    RLLP Information (Type or Print)                       Federal Identification Number

    1. Firm Name                                           Out-of-State License/Permit/Registration No.


    2. Principal Office Address

        Street                                    City                                  State         Zip Code
    3. Mailing Address if Different

        Street                                    City                                  State         Zip Code

    4. Principal Office Telephone Number                                      Email
                                                                              Address

    5. Contact person for firm registration and license renewals (must be an owner and a CPA)

        Name                                             Certificate Number             State


    6. Does each individual or resident person in charge who is a CPA and who resides in Texas hold a current
      license to practice public accounting in Texas? (Each individual must hold a current license in order for
      the RRLP to be registered and for an office license to be issued).

                      YES           NO
    7. Has each partner residing in Texas who is a Non-CPA owner submitted an application (Form L0022) to be
      registered in Texas? (Each Non-CPA owner must complete an application and be approved before the
      RLLP can be registered and a firm office license to be issued).
                      YES           NO

    8. If an out-of-state RLLP, does each partner or resident person in charge who is a CPA hold a current
      license to practice public accounting in the state in which the firm’s main office is located?
                      YES           NO


For Board Use Only
  FIRM OFFICE FORM ATTACHED                                                              REGISTRATION NO.

  YES            NO


  PEER REVIEW FORM ATTACHED                    NON-CPA OWNERS                     APPROVED               DATE
  YES            NO                      YES      NO              #



TSBPA FORM L0009
(Rev. 5/2010)
Page 1 of 5
                                TEXAS STATE BOARD OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY
   William Treacy, Executive Director                                        333 Guadalupe, Tower 3, Suite 900
            (512) 305-7800                                                        Austin, TX 78701-3900
          FAX (512) 305-7875                                                       www.tsbpa.state.tx.us




                  REGISTRATION OF A REGISTERED
         LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIP (RLLP) – continued

  Firm Name

  9. Date RLLP was Formed                                Date RLLP Commenced Practicing in Texas


 10. If this is a Texas firm whose name has changed, list previous firm name


      Previous Firm Name                                              Firm Registration Number


      Date Dissolved                                         Effective Date of Name Change

 11. Has this firm ever had an application for a license to practice public accountancy denied or had such a
     permit revoked or suspended by any state or federal agency?
           YES             NO                       If YES, attach an explanation.

  12. Has any partner or director been convicted of any felony or misdemeanor involving fraud or deceit
      not previously reported to the Board?
           YES             NO                       If YES, attach an explanation.

  13. Has the firm or any individual associated with the firm been involved in legal or administrative
      proceedings relating to professional accounting services within the state of Texas during the last three
      years?
          YES          NO                            If YES, complete the attached supplemental affidavit.

  14. Has a copy of the letterhead currently used by this firm been attached?
           YES             NO
                                                          Check if the firm has no letterhead.
  15. If a Texas firm, are any of the partners of the Limited Liability Partnership non-CPA owners?

           YES             NO

  16. Purpose for which the firm was organized, as stated in the charter.




TSBPA FORM L0009
(Rev. 5/2010)
Page 2 of 5
                                   TEXAS STATE BOARD OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY
      William Treacy, Executive Director                                                       333 Guadalupe, Tower 3, Suite 900
               (512) 305-7800                                                                       Austin, TX 78701-3900
             FAX (512) 305-7875                                                                      www.tsbpa.state.tx.us



                     REGISTRATION OF A REGISTERED
            LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIP (RLLP) – continued
Firm Name

                                                          PARTNERS
Ø     A complete list of all the partners residing in Texas, whether or not silent, inactive, or non-CPA residing in
      Texas must be indicated.

Ø    All CPAs coming into Texas to practice public accountancy through this firm must be licensed to practice public
     accountancy in the state of the registering firm. If not licensed, the individual cannot practice in Texas.

Ø     Each office of the partnership in Texas must be under the full-time charge of at least one person who is
      authorized to practice public accountancy in Texas. If one of the partners is a professional corporation then the
      corporation must be identified as a corporation of certified public accountants, and the person in charge must
      hold a valid license and be a certified public accountant of Texas.
ØTHE BOARD MUST BE NOTIFIED IN WRITING IF THERE IS
  § an admission or withdrawal of a partner,
  § a change in the office maintained in Texas and/or a change in the resident person in charge of said office both
      as to the name and address of the resident person and the address of the office with which the licensee is
      associated; or
  § any other changes which were required for registration.
All changes must be reported to the Board within one month (30 days) after such changes become
effective.
                                  Residence Street Address, City,
    Name (Must Be That                                                       Office With Which           States Certified In        Is License
                                          and Zip Code
      of an Individual)          (PO Box Numbers Not Acceptable)            Partner Is Associated        Cert. No.      State        Current?

                                                                                                                                   YES      NO

                                                                                                                                   YES      NO

                                                                                                                                   YES      NO

                                                                                                                                   YES      NO



                            LIST THE NON-CPA PARTNERS ASSOCIATED WITH THE PARTNERSHIP
      Name (Must Be That                   Residence Street Address, City, and Zip Code
        of an Individual)                       (PO Box Numbers Not Acceptable)                       Office with Which Partner Is Associated




TSBPA FORM L0009
(Rev. 5/2010)
Page 3 of 5
                                 TEXAS STATE BOARD OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY

     William Treacy, Executive Director                                                                 333 Guadalupe, Tower 3, Suite 900
              (512) 305-7800                                                                                 Austin, TX 78701-3900
            FAX (512) 305-7875                                                                                www.tsbpa.state.tx.us



                   REGISTRATION OF A REGISTERED
          LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIP (RLLP) – continued
Firm Name
If the partner is a professional corporation, the name, address of the principal office, and the post office
address within the state must be shown below.


Corporation Name                                                                  Registration Number

Principal Office Address

Post Office Address Within the State

Principal Office Phone Number


The name of each shareholder of the professional corporation, the residence address, certificate number,
and date issued must be shown below.
                                                                               Check All That
                                                                                  Apply
                                                                           Shareholder

                                                                                         Incorporator


                                                                                                                              States Certified In
                                                                                                         Director

 Name (Must Be That          Residence Street Address, Town and Zip Code                                            Officer                          Is License
   of an Individual)               (PO Box Numbers Not Acceptable)                                                            Cert. No.      State    Current?


                                                                                                                                                     Yes      No


                                                                                                                                                     Yes      No



                                                                                                                                                     Yes      No


                                                                                                                                                     Yes      No


                                                                                                                                                     Yes      No


                                                                                                                                                     Yes      No


Ø    The Application for Registration of Firm Office must be completed and attached to this
    application.
Page 5 of the application, “AFFIDAVIT,” must be signed by a CPA owner,
notarized, and attached to this application.
TSBPA FORM L0009
(Rev. 5/2010)
Page 4 of 5
                                  TEXAS STATE BOARD OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY

    William Treacy, Executive Director                                                333 Guadalupe, Tower 3, Suite 900
             (512) 305-7800                                                                Austin, TX 78701-3900
           FAX (512) 305-7875                                                               www.tsbpa.state.tx.us



                    REGISTRATION OF A REGISTERED
           LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIP (RLLP) – continued

   Firm Name


                                                        AFFIDAVIT
   I hereby certify that I am                                        of
                                    Title                                 Firm Name

   and that all statements, answers, and representations made in the foregoing application, including all
   supplemental statements, are true and accurate. I understand that if a license to practice public
   accountancy is issued to a firm or practice unit (office), it must be surrendered upon demand by the Texas
   State Board of Public Accountancy upon failure to pay the annual license fees prescribed by law or upon
   revocation of the license for other causes as prescribed by law.


    Date                                                 Signature


   To be completed by a NOTARY
       THE STATE OF

       COUNTY OF


   Subscribed and sworn before me in and for the state and county aforesaid, personally appeared
                                                     to me known to be the person named, who, first
   being duly sworn, deposes and says that the signature, and that the statements made in this
   application to the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy (and the several parts attached to
   and forming a part thereof), are true to the best of said individual’s knowledge and belief.

   IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal, this                                       day
   of                       .
                   Month/Year




                                            Signature
                  Seal



                                            Title




FRAUD OR DECEIT IN THIS APPLICATION IS CAUSE FOR DENIAL OR REVOCATION OF THE REGISTRATION.

TSBPA FORM L0009
(Rev. 5/2010)                                            Print Form
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