State CPA CPE Licensing Requirements

Georgia CPA CPE

Please note: The CPE Information provided in this section relates to CPAs only.
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Accepted: Accepted
Renewal Date: 12/31 of odd-numbered years
Reporting Period: 12/31 biennially in odd-numbered years
Required Hours: 80, with a minimum of 20 per year.
Ethics Required: None
Subject Rqmts: 16 of the 80 hours must be obtained in Accounting & Auditing subjects.
Credit Limits:
  • Authorship credits are limited to 25 percent of total hours required in any 2-year period unless specifically approved by the Board.
  • Portions of meetings devoted to administration and firm matters cannot be included for CPE credit.
  • Academic credit limited to the following: 1 quarter hour equals 10 CPE hours; 1 semester hour equals 15 CPE hours; non-credit courses earn 1 CPE hour for each hour of class attendance.
  • Self study credit must be Interactive.
  • Half credits are allowed after the first hour.
Other Policies:
  • There is no limit on the number of self-study CPE hours.
  • No programs are pre-approved by the Board.
  • The Georgia State Board of Accountancy does accept, but does not limit itself to NASBA's National Registry of CPE Sponsors.
  • The Board accepts credit hours from other providers that meet the requirements set forth in the Board rules.
Contact Info:
Georgia State Board of Accountancy
200 Piedmont Avenue, Suite 1604 West Tower
Atlanta, GA 30334
Phone: 404-463-0365
Fax: 478-314-9119
Web address: http://sao.georgia.gov/gsba

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