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State CPA CPE Licensing Requirements

West Virginia CPA CPE

Please note: The CPE Information provided in this section relates to CPAs only.
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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:

4 hours. The Ethics for Accountants course fulfills this requirement.

Subject Rqmts:


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.

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Contact Info:

West Virginia Board of Accountancy
106 Capitol Street
Suite 100
Charleston, WV 25301-2610
Phone: 304-558-3557
Fax: 304-558-1325