To maintain an active CPA license in Colorado, certified public accountants have to fulfill a CPE requirement on a biennial basis.
Here is a summary for your reference:
CPE credits have to be accumulated during a 2-year reporting period. In Colorado, a reporting period is from January 1 of an even-numbered year through December 31 of the next odd-numbered year (e.g. Jan. 1, 2024 – Dec. 31, 2025).
Note that a renewal form will be mailed to your address at least 30 days before the expiration. You’ve got to remember the renewal because there is no grace period to practice on an expired license.
Within these 2 years, CPAs registered in Colorado should fulfill at least 80 hours of accounting continuing education.
You can also contact the Colorado State Board of Accountancy for general licensing and CPE information:
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