Georgia CPA CPE Requirements: Rules and Recommended Courses

Georgia cpa cpe requirementsTo maintain an active CPA license in Georgia, certified public accountants have to fulfill a CPE requirement on a biennial basis.

Here is a summary for your reference:

Georgia CPA CPE Requirements

Within the 2-year reporting period, CPAs registered in Georgia should fulfill at least 80 hours of accounting continuing education.

Specific Requirements

In each reporting period:

  • At least 16 hours of accounting and/or auditing
  • At least 20 hours each year
  • Can carry forward 15 non-accounting/auditing CPE hours to the next reporting period
  • Licensees who are 70 years old or above are not required to fulfill the CPE requirements

Further Information

You can also contact the Georgia State Board of Accountancy for general licensing and CPE information:

  • Address: 200 Piedmont Ave. SE, Suite 1604, West Tower, Atlanta, GA 30334
  • Phone: (404) 463-0365
  • Email:

Where Can I Take These Accounting CPE Courses?

My recommendation is Becker CPA CPE. You can also try a CPE course for free!

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About the Author Stephanie Ng

I am the author of How to Pass The CPA Exam (published by Wiley), and I also passed all 4 sections of the CPA Exam on my first try. Additionally, I have led webinars, such as for the Institute of Management Accountants, authored featured articles on websites like Going Concern and AccountingWeb, and I'm also the CFO for the charity New Sight. Finally, I have created other accounting certification websites to help mentor non-CPA candidates. I have already mentored thousands of CPA, CMA, CIA, EA, and CFA candidates, and I can help you too!

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