State CPE Requirements

State Board Website:

License Renewal Deadline:

12/31 on even-numbered years

CPE Reporting Period:

1/1 to 12/31 biennially, ending on even-numbered years

Total CPE Hours Required:

80 hours

Ethics Requirements:

1 Hour (must cover UT CPA Licensing Act and CPA Licensing Act Rule)
3 Hours (must cover at least 1 of the following: AICPA Professional Code of Conduct, case-based instruction focusing on real-life situational learning, ethical dilemmas faced by accounting professionals, or business ethics)

Credit Limitations:

• Committee/Firm Meetings: Only the portions of committee or staff meetings that are designed as programs of learning and comply with the NASBA/AICPA CPE standards qualify for CPE credit.
• Instructed: The maximum credit cannot exceed fifty percent (50%) of the CPE requirement.
• Published Materials: The maximum credit cannot exceed twenty-five percent (25%) of the CPE requirement.
• Blended Learning: Blended learning credit is accepted if the credit amount is within the current rounding rules.

Other Subject Area Requirements:


Other State Policies:

Credit must be approved by either NASBA or the Utah Association of CPAs (UACPA).