State CPE Licensing Requirements

West Virginia CPE

Please note: The CPE Information provided in this section relates to CPAs only.
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Accepted:       Yes. MasterCPE is a NASBA provider. Sponsor number: 112530
 
Renewal Date:       6/30 annually
 
Reporting Period:       1/1 to 12/31 over a rolling three-year period
 
Required Hours:       120 hours, with 20 hours per year
 
Ethics Required:       None (Effective with the CPE reporting year 2012, each licensee shall be required to secure 4 hours of ethics credit as a part of the 120-hour 3-year requirement. This means that, by December 31, 2012, each individual who was licensed on or before December 31, 2009 must have secured 4 hours of CPE credit in ethics as part of the 120-hour rolling-three-year period of 2010, 2011 and 2012.)
 
Subject Rqmts:       None
 
Credit Limits:      
  • The maximum credit for published articles/books is 60 hours per publication.
  • The maximum credit for instructors is 60 hours per course per year without repetitions unless there have been substantial changes in material.
  • Teachers in any approved programs will receive two additional hours credit for study for each hour taught (totaling three hours for each hour taught) for the first time they teach a course.
  • University or college courses; One semester hour credit equals 15 CPE hours; one quarter hour credit equals 10 CPE hours.
  • Principles of Accounting does not count for credit for attendance or instruction.
  • In order for Self-Study courses to qualify for CPE credit in WV, the program must be approved by NASBA or the AICPA.
  • Licensees shall receive 1/2 credit for each hour spent teaching tax courses to VITA volunteers in any three-year rolling period.
 
Other Policies:      
 
Contact Info:       West Virginia Board of Accountancy
106 Capitol Street
Suite 100
Charleston, WV 25301-2610
Phone: 304-558-3557
Fax: 304-558-1325
 
Web address:       http://www.boa.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx
 

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