CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR TAX & FINANCIAL PROFESSIONALS

Kansas

State CPE Requirements

State Board Website:

http://www.ksboa.org/

License Renewal Deadline:

6/30 biennially based on certificate number (even number = even years; odd number = odd years)

CPE Reporting Period:

7/1 to 6/30 biennially based on certificate number (even number = even years; odd number = odd years)

Total CPE Hours Required:

80 hours

Minimum CE Hours per year:

16 hours if a licensed municipal public accountant

Ethics Requirements:

2 hours in professional ethics relating to the practice of public accountancy

Credit Limitations:

• Group Internet-Based: Programs must be from sponsors approved by NASBA’s National Registry, the AICPA, or a state society.
• Instruction: 50% maximum.
• Personal Development Courses: 30% maximum.
• Self-Study: Programs must be from sponsors approved by NASBA’s National Registry or QAS, the AICPA, or a state society.

Other Subject Area Requirements:

If a licensed municipal public accountant, 8 hours per year in municipal accounting and auditing

Other State Policies:

• Carryover: 20 hours maximum earned in excess of the 80 hour requirement may be carried forward into the next reporting period. Carryover hours cannot be used to satisfy the professional ethics requirement.
• Exemption: The board may exempt from the continuing education requirements an individual who holds a permit from another state if: (1) The permit holder has a principal place of business located outside the state of Kansas; (2) the permit holder verifies to the board’s satisfaction that such person has met the continuing education requirements of the state in which the principal place of business is located; and (3) the board considers the continuing education requirements of the state in which the principal place of business is located to be substantially equivalent to those of Kansas.

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