State CPA CPE Licensing Requirements

Massachusetts CPA CPE

Please note: The CPE Information provided in this section relates to CPAs only.
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Accepted: Accepted
Renewal Date: 6/30 biennially
Reporting Period: 7/1 to 6/30 biennially
Required Hours: 80 hour total requirement including 4 hours of ethics.
Ethics Required: 4 Hours (of the required 80 hours) in Professional Ethics is required.
Subject Rqmts: None
Credit Limits:
  • The maximum credit for instructors is 50% of total hours with no repeating of course presentations being accepted without sufficient change of course materials. Instructors are allowed 2 hours credit for preparation for each hour of presentation.
  • Articles/books are limited to 25%.
  • Academic courses: each semester hour credit equals 15 CPE hours; non-credit courses allow one CE hour for each classroom hour.
  • Whole hour credits only.
Other Policies:
Contact Info: Massachusetts Board of Public Accountancy
239 Causeway Street., 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-727-1806
Fax: 617-727-0139
Web address:

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