State CPE Licensing Requirements

Connecticut CPE

Please note: The CPE Information provided in this section relates to CPAs only.
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Accepted:       Accepted
 
Renewal Date:       12/31 annually
 
Reporting Period:       7/1 - 6/30 annually
 
Required Hours:       40 hours
 
Ethics Required:       4 hours every 3 years in a course which covers ethical behavior and the understanding of State and National code of Conduct, Professional Conduct and State Licensing Regulations.
 
Subject Rqmts:       8 hours in the subject area of attest or compilation services required by any individual licensee who performs or is responsible for supervising attest or compilation services or who signs or authorizes another person to sign reports on financial statements on behalf of the firm.
 
Credit Limits:       The maximum credit for instructors is 20 hours.
  • The maximum credit for instructors is 20 hours.
  • The maximum credit for published articles and books is 10 hours. Credit for authoring published material is determined by the Board.
  • Self-study must be interactive.
  • Academic Credit:
    (A) Graduate-level credit courses: (i) Fifteen (15) hours for each credit hour of a semester course; (ii) Twelve (12) hours for each credit hour of a trimester course; (iii) Ten (10) hours for each credit hour of a quarter course.

    (B) Undergraduate-level credit course: (i) Seven and one-half (7 1/2) hours for each credit hour of a semester course; (ii) Six hours for each credit hour of a trimester course; (iii) Five (5) hours for each credit hour of a quarter course.

    Non-credit courses: credit shall be allowed provided the course meets the CPE standards.
 
Other Policies:      
  • Connecticut does not pre approve/approve courses.
  • The individual CPA is responsible for determining whether the CPE meets the guidelines set forth in the CT CPE regulations.
  • Partial credit in any increment is accepted once the first hour of CPE has been earned.
 
Contact Info:       Connecticut State Board of Accountancy
30 Trinity Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Phone: 860-509-6179
Fax: 860-509-6247
 
Web address:       http://www.sots.ct.gov/sots/cwp/view.asp?a=3172&q=525436
 

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