How to Address an Accountant

—-Envelope, official:
—-—-(Full name), (post nominal for professional accreditation)
—-—-(Name of firm, partnership, or company)
—-—-(Address)

—-—-Which looks like
—-—-—-Anthony Francis, CPA
—-—-—-A. Francis and Associates
—-—-—-1234 West 50th Street, #34
—-—-—-(Address)

—-Letter salutation:
—-—-Dear Mr./Ms. (surname):

How to address an accountant

See also – more information on use of Post-Nominal Abbreviations.

Socially, and when retired, members of this category of professionals are addressed as private citizens without reference to their professional training.
—-—-– Excerpt from Honor & Respect by Robert Hickey

How to address an accountant

Not Finding Your Question Answered?

—-#1)  At right is a list of offices/officials/topics covered. I include many, many more in my book, but these are the offices people have E-mailed in asking ‘how do I address a (fill in the blank)?’

—-#2)  After checking the list and reading the posts, if you don’t see your question answered send me an e-mail. I am pretty fast at sending a reply: usually the next day or so (unless I am traveling.)  Note: I don’t have mailing or Email addresses for any of the officials and I don’t keep track of offices that exist only in history books.

—-#3)  If I think your question is of interest to others, I will post the question & answer – always changing the names and specifics.

— Robert Hickey

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