Legal & Privacy

General Site Disclaimer

The MSCPA website is the exclusive property of the MSCPA. In addition to the copyright restrictions, absent written authorization from the MSCPA, the commercial dissemination or use, or the use or dissemination by non-members, of information obtained from the Members Only portion of this website (including but not limited to the Email Lists, Member Directory, CPA Firm Directory, Industry Networking Guides, Committee Rosters and Committee Email lists) is unauthorized and strictly prohibited.

Find a CPA Directory Disclaimer

The purpose of this directory is for businesses and consumers to find a CPA firm to provide services. If you are looking to contact CPAs for other purposes, review our media kit for available opportunities. Listing in this Directory reflects that the party listed has paid the MSCPA for advertising space on its website. The information provided by each of the advertisers is not verified or validated by the MSCPA. The information, including information concerning any asserted specialization or capabilities of each of the member’s firms, reflects their paid advertising statement. The accuracy of the information listed is accordingly, solely the responsibility of the paid advertising party not that of the MSCPA. Listing in this Directory does not constitute or imply any endorsement of the services of these firms by the MSCPA or a reflection that the MSCPA has undertaken any effort to determine the propriety or accuracy of the information provided. Neither the MSCPA, nor any of its members makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of the information contained in this Directory.

Member Directory Disclaimer

The MSCPA Member Directory is the exclusive property of the MSCPA and is intended to facilitate communications among MSCPA members. Any other use is unauthorized and strictly prohibited.

Committee Roster Disclaimer

The MSCPA Committee Rosters are the exclusive property of the MSCPA and are intended to facilitate communications among MSCPA members. Members may not provide the MSCPA Committee Rosters to any non-member without the express written permission of the MSCPA. Non-members may not receive, possess, or use the MSCPA Committee Rosters without the express written permission of the MSCPA. Any commercial use or dissemination of the MSCPA Committee Rosters, without the express written permission of the MSCPA, is unauthorized and strictly prohibited.

Committee Email Lists Disclaimer

This Email list service is provided by the MSCPA. The MSCPA accepts no responsibility for the opinions and information posted on this site by others. The MSCPA disclaims all warranties with regard to the information posted on site, whether posted by the MSCPA or any third party. In no event shall the MSCPA be liable for any special, indirect or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of any information posted on this site.

The MSCPA Committee Email Lists are the exclusive property of the MSCPA and are intended to facilitate communications among MSCPA members. Members may not provide access to the MSCPA Committee Email Lists to any non-member without the express written permission of the MSCPA. Non-members may not receive, possess, or use the MSCPA Committee Email Lists without the express written permission of the MSCPA. Any commercial use or dissemination of the MSCPA Committee Email Lists, without the express written permission of the MSCPA, is unauthorized and strictly prohibited. 

Do not post any defamatory, abusive, profane, threatening, offensive or illegal materials. Do not post any information or other materials protected by copyright without the permission of the copyright owners. Do not post any messages of commercial nature. (The MSCPA will determine if the email is of commercial nature.)

By posting material the posting party warrants and represents that it owns the copyright with respect to such material or has received permission from the copyright owner. In addition, the posting party grants the MSCPA and users of this lists non-exclusive right and license to display, copy, publish, distribute, transmit, print or use such information or other material.

The MSCPA does not actively monitor this site for inappropriate postings and does not on its own undertake editorial control of postings. However, in the event that any inappropriate posting is brought to the MSCPA’s attention, the MSCPA will take all appropriate action. The MSCPA reserves the right to terminate access to any user who does not abide by these guidelines.

Resume Posting Service Waiver and Disclaimer

The posting of resumes on the MSCPA website is a free service made available to members of the general public. Neither the MSCPA nor any of its members makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any liability or responsibility for the operation of the website resume posting service or the content of any postings.

By posting your resume on the MSCPA website, you are agreeing to waive, release and hold harmless the MSCPA and its members from any and all claims arising from, or related in any way, to the MSCPA website, the website resume posting service or your individual resume. The following sections provide some disclaimer information concerning the general operation of the website resume service. Nothing contained therein or elsewhere on this website, shall be deemed to limit, in any way, the waiver and release effectuated by the posting of a resume. 

Posting Periods - Upon posting, it is the intention of the MSCPA that resumes will remain posted for six months. Once the six-month period ends, the MSCPA plans to send an email warning that the resume has been removed from the site. The MSCPA assumes no responsibility concerning the maintenance or renewal of resume postings. It is the poster’s responsibility to monitor the status of their resume. You may contact Kara Kieran, kkieran@mscpaonline.org, if you wish to remove your resume.

Access - While posting a resume is a service available to the general public, it is the intention of the MSCPA that viewing resumes is a service available only to members of the MSCPA. Your resume will be accessible to the 9,000+ members of the MSCPA who have access to restricted pages of the website with the use of a username and password. While the MSCPA intends to limit access to MSCPA members, it is possible that other parties may obtain access to the resume service.

Security - The MSCPA does not provide any security or confidential protection for the information posted on the resume service. It is the responsibility of the poster to use caution in disclosing confidential or other information.

Accuracy - The MSCPA will undertake to post the resume in the form in which it is provided. The format of your resume may be altered in the posting process. You should preview your resume and return to the form to make changes. While, the MSCPA will undertake an effort to make corrections that are brought to its attention, it is the responsibility of the resume poster to monitor their individual posting for accuracy of both content and format.

Content - The MSCPA reserves the right, in its absolute discretion, to remove any and all content of postings made to its website resume posting service. The service is for the posting of resumes only. Do not post non-resume information. Do not post any incomplete, false, or inaccurate information. As noted, the MSCPA reserves the absolute right to remove content from the resume posting service, including content which it deems to be incomplete, false or inaccurate.

Resume Search Disclaimer

The resumes that appear in this directory are posted by individual members of the general public. The information provided in each of the resumes is not verified or validated by the MSCPA. The resumes posted, including information concerning education, licensure, past experience, asserted specialization or capabilities and background, reflect information posted by individual members of the general public. The accuracy of the information contained in the resumes is, accordingly, solely the responsibility of the posting party, not that of the MSCPA. Listing in this resume directory does not constitute or imply any endorsement or qualification by the MSCPA concerning the posting party, or that the MSCPA has undertaken any effort to determine the propriety or accuracy of the information provided concerning the posting party. Neither the MSCPA, nor any of its members makes any warranty, expressed or implied, or assumes any liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of the information contained in this directory.

It is the intention of the MSCPA that this resume directory not be utilized by any parties other than members of the MSCPA. Access to this directory, or use of information from this directory, by parties other than members of the MSCPA is unauthorized. Use of this directory for any purpose, other than as an employment reference by members of the MSCPA, is unauthorized.

Business Directory Disclaimer

Listing in the Business Directory reflects that the party listed has paid the MSCPA for advertising space on its website. The information provided by each of the advertisers is not verified or validated by the MSCPA. The information, including information concerning any asserted specialization or capabilities of each of the member's firms, reflects their paid advertising statement. The accuracy of the information listed is accordingly, solely the responsibility of the paid advertising party not that of the MSCPA. Listing in this Directory does not constitute or imply any endorsement of the services of these firms by the MSCPA or a reflection that the MSCPA has undertaken any effort to determine the propriety or accuracy of the information provided. Neither the MSCPA, nor any of its members makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of the information contained in this Directory.

Online Community Guidelines

Our online communities are composed of MSCPA members, students, discussion leaders and Society staff who collaborate on answers, solutions and ideas about the issues affecting the profession.  We’d love to hear about the member services and products you love – and the ones we can make even better. We invite you to make your mark here, but we do have a few rules. For everyone’s sake, we are committed to enforcing these guidelines, as well as the MSCPA Terms of Service.

As some of our online communities are public forums, we cannot be responsible for views expressed other than our own. Our pages are moderated by MSCPA employees. We’ll make every effort to respond in a timely manner, however, we can’t guarantee a response to every comment. If you need immediate attention, please contact the Society directly. Finally, we reserve the right to delete comments or posts that don’t contribute to the conversation. This includes posts that we deem are abusive, inflammatory, spam or otherwise inappropriate.

A comprehensive list of our online community guidelines can be found here.