State CPA CPE Licensing Requirements

Utah CPA CPE

Please note: The CPE Information provided in this section relates to CPAs only.
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Accepted: Yes
Renewal Date: 9/30 on even-numbered years
Reporting Period: 1/1 to 12/31 biennially, ending on odd-numbered years
Required Hours: 80 hours
Ethics Required: Starting February 11, 2016, all Utah CPAs must complete 4 hours of ethics, which includes one hour on the Utah CPA Licensing Act and the Utah CPE Licensing Act Rules.
Subject Rqmts: None
Credit Limits:
  • University or college courses: One semester hour equals 15 CPE hours; one quarter hour equals 10 CPE hours. Non credit university or college courses shall be awarded credit only for the actual classroom time spent in the non-credit course.
  • Instructors, discussion leaders, or speakers who present a learning activity for the first time should receive CPE credit for actual preparation time up to two times the number of CPE credits to which participants would be entitled, in addition to the time for presentation. For example, for learning activities in which participants could receive 8 CPE credits, instructors may receive up to 24 CPE credits (16 for preparation plus 8 for presentation).
  • Only the portions of committee or staff meetings that are designed as programs of learning and comply with the NASBA/AICPA CPE standards qualify for CPE credit.
  • Half credits allowed after the first hour.
Other Policies:
Contact Info:
Utah Board of Accountancy
P.O. Box 146741
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6741
Phone: 801-530-6628
Fax: 801-530-6511
Web address: http://www.dopl.utah.gov/licensing/accountancy.html

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