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Code of Virginia
Title 13.1. Corporations
Chapter 7. Professional Corporations

§ 13.1-549.1. Special provision for corporation engaged in practice of accounting.

Before any professional corporation may engage in the practice of accounting in this Commonwealth it shall first obtain and maintain any registration required for such corporation by Chapter 44 (§ 54.1-4400 et seq.) of Title 54.1. A corporation rendering the services of accounting shall issue not less than fifty-one percent of its shares to individuals or professional business entities duly licensed or otherwise legally authorized to render the services of accounting, including trustees of an eligible employee stock ownership plan, and the remainder of said shares may be issued only to and held by individuals who are employees of the corporation, whether or not such employees are licensed or otherwise authorized to render professional services.

1972, c. 180; 2000, c. 191; 2006, cc. 672, 715; 2008, c. 265.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.