Carson P asked about state licenses. In my field, my speciality, accounting and tax preparation, has a National Federal License. It's called Enrolled Agent. There are state licenses called CPAs, but a CPA does not necesssarily have a tax backgroujnhd and he / she may not prepare taxes. (The University curriculum usually has 1 only class in tax prepatration.) There are (5 I think) states (including Oregon and California) that have state licenses. But I could not list my national "Enrolled Agent" license.
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