Western CPE will be closed on July 3rd and 4th to celebrate Independence Day.


State CPE Requirements

State Board Website:

License Renewal Deadline:

12/31 of odd years

CPE Reporting Period:

1/1 to 12/31 biennially ending on odd years

Total CPE Hours Required:

80 hours

Minimum CE Hours per year:

20 hours

Ethics Requirements:

4 hours

Credit Limitations:

• Instruction: 30 hours maximum.
• Other Organizations’ Programs: 16 hours maximum for other accounting, industrial, or professional programs that are not formal, organized, educational programs.
• Published Material: 20 hours maximum for authorship.

Other Subject Area Requirements:


Other State Policies:

• Grace Period: A licensee who has met the 80 hour requirement but not met the 20 hour per year requirement must complete an additional 8 hours of CPE either before or within 180 days after the license is renewed. The additional 8 hours may not be used to satisfy the CPE requirements for subsequent license renewal.
• Alaska accepts CPE credits for programs offered by NASBA sponsors.

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