State CPE Licensing Requirements

Alaska 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 years
Reporting Period:       1/1 to 12/31 biennially ending on odd years
Required Hours:       80 hours, with a minimum of 20 per year.
Ethics Required:       Beginning January 1, 2006, at least four hours of the 80 hours of required continuing education must be obtained in ethics and the Board's statutes and regulations under AS.04 and 12 AAC 04.
Subject Rqmts:       None
Credit Limits:      
  • Authorship/Publication Requirement - Credit must be determined by the Board.
  • Self-Study Requirement - Credit must be determined by the Board.
  • Instructed Credit - is given only for full hours and not for a fraction of an hour. The maximum credit for instructors is 30 hours every 2 years. No repetitions unless substantial changes in the materials. Credit for preparation to instruct is limited to 2X the presentation time.
  • No more than 16 hours of non-academic accounting, industrial or professional programs.
  • Academic credit limited to the following:  1 quarter hour equals 10 CPE hours; 1 semester hour equals 15 CPE hours; and 1 non-credit hour equals 1 CPE hour.
Other Policies:       Alaska accepts courses from providers that are members of NASBA's National Registry of CPE Sponsors and the Quality Assurance Service. Also accepts AICPA, as well as national and state organizations.
Contact Info:       Alaska State Board of Public Accountancy
Dept. of Commerce, Community and Economic Development
Division of Corporations, Business & Professional Licensing
Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806
Phone: 907-465-3811
Fax: 907-465-2974
Fax: 360-664-9190
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