State CPE Licensing Requirements

Alabama CPE

Please note: The CPE Information provided in this section relates to CPAs only.
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Accepted:       Accepted
Renewal Date:       9/30 annually
Reporting Period:       10/01 to 9/30 annually
Required Hours:       40 hours of CPE is required each fiscal year ending 9/30
Ethics Required:       No
Subject Rqmts:       8 hours of Accounting & Auditing are required.
Credit Limits:      
  • A maximum of 50% or 20 hours in self-study courses is allowed. Credit must be determined by the Board.
  • The maximum credit on articles/books is 25% or 10 hours. Credit must be determined by the Board.
  • Behavioral/personal development courses are limited to a maximum of 8 hours.
  • A maximum of eight (8) hours for technical sessions of chapter meetings are allowed.
  • The maximum credit for a discussion leader is twice the number of actual CPE hours for the first presentation and none for repetitions.
  • Half credits are accepted after the first hour.
  • Programs requiring class or meeting attendance must be conducted by persons approved by the Board.
  • Practice review is not accepted for CPE.
Other Policies:       Alabama accepts courses from providers that are members of NASBA's National Registry of CPE Sponsors and the Quality Assurance Service.
Contact Info:       Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy
PO Box 300375
Montgomery, AL 36130-0375
Phone: 334-242-5700
Fax: 334-242-2711
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