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Alabama CPA CPE
Please note: The CPE Information provided in this section relates to CPAs only.
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10/01 to 9/30 annually
40 hours of CPE is required each fiscal year ending 9/30
Starting October 1, 2019, at least 2 hours must be earned in a qualifying ethics course.
At least 8 of the 40 hours reported must be obtained in the subject of accounting and auditing.
- Starting October 1, 2019, 100% of CPE may be self-study. Prior to October 1, 2019, a maximum of 50% or 20 hours in self-study courses was allowed. Courses from NASBA members, such as MasterCPE, are fully accepted by the Board.
- Starting October 1, 2019, the behavioral/personal development courses limit increased from a maximum of 8 hours to a maximum of 12 hours.
- Half credits are accepted after the first hour.
Alabama accepts courses from providers that are members of NASBA’s National Registry of CPE Sponsors and the Quality Assurance Service.
Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy
PO Box 300375
Montgomery, AL 36130-0375