State CPA CPE Licensing Requirements

Louisiana 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 two-year renewal cycle, with CPE reported annually.
Reporting Period: 1/1 to 12/31 annually.
Required Hours: 80 hours over a 2-year period, 20 CPE hours minimum per year. Any hours earned in excess of the annual limitations will not be rolled over into the next year. For example, even if you earned 80 CPE hours in 2019, you will still need to earn 20 hours in 2020.
Ethics Required: There is no Ethics requirement for the 2019 CPE Report Year.
Subject Rqmts: If a CPA performs attest functions, a minimum of 20% of the total requirement must be in Accounting and Auditing (A&A). This would be a minimum of 16 hours of A&A if a total of 80 hours are required, or 8 hours of A&A if a total of 40 hours are required. The minimum must be met annually.
Credit Limits:
  • Personal development credit is limited to 20 hours during a calendar year.
  • CPE credit is allowed in whole hours only.
Other Policies: FAQs
Contact Info: State Board of CPAs of Louisiana
601 Poydras Street, Suite 1770
New Orleans, LA 70139
Phone: 504-566-1244
Fax: 504-566-1252
Web address:

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