State CPE Licensing Requirements

Kentucky CPE

Please note: The CPE Information provided in this section relates to CPAs only.
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Accepted:       Accepted
Renewal Date:       8/1 Renewal; even license number=even years; odd license number = odd years
Reporting Period:       1/1 to 12/31 biennially; even license number = even years; odd license number = odd years.
Required Hours:       80 hours if the CPA worked >3000 hrs; 60 hours if the CPA worked <3000 hrs. in public accounting firm. 60 hours if employed in industry, education or government.
Ethics Required:       The basic requirements of 80 or 60 hours must include 2 hours of professional ethics.
Subject Rqmts:       None
Credit Limits:      
  • The maximum credit for instructors is 60% of total hours. Instructors are allowed one hour for each contact hour and up to two times the actual class time for preparation.
Other Policies:       Providers are not required to be members of the Registry nor do they have to register with the Kentucky State Board of Accountancy.
Contact Info:       Kentucky State Board of Accountancy
332 West Broadway, Suite 310
Louisville, KY 40202-2115
Phone: 502-595-3037
Fax: 502-595-4500
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