Arkansas CPA CPE Requirements and Courses

Arkansas CPA CPE Requirements and Courses

Arkansas CPA cpe requirementsTo maintain an active CPA license in Arkansas, certified public accountants have to fulfill the CPE requirement every 3 years.

Here is a summary for your reference:

Arkansas CPA CPE Requirements

The CPE credits have to be accumulated on the December 31st, and the counting is done every 3 years.

Please 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 the reporting period, the CPAs registered in Arkansas should fulfill at least 120 hours of accounting continuing education.

Specific Requirements

  • At least 4 hours of Accounting Professional Conduct and Ethics during the 3-year period
  • At least 24 hours per year (or 72 hours per 3-year period) of technical subjects, i.e. accounting/ attestation, computer science, accounting ethics, management advisory service, taxation
  • At least 16 hours per year (or 48 hours in 3-year period) of group study courses
  • For attest position, must have at least 8 hours of accounting/attestation course per year

Further Information

You can also contact Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy for general licensing and CPE information:

  • Address: 101 East Capitol, Suite 450, Little Rock, AR 72201
  • Phone: (501) 682-1520

Where Can I Take These Accounting CPE Courses?

My recommendation is CPE Link, a CPE provider registered with NASBA on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors (Registry ID: 109068). Their CPE courses are endorsed by the Societies of CPAs in California, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, New York, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, and West Virginia.

CPE Link offers over 1,000 hours of self-study content taught by accounting and tax professionals–all experts in their fields with many years of practical experience to share. Click out the courses below and start earning your CPE credits today!


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