CPA Requirements and Rules in Different States

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CPA Education Requirements: My Latest and Complete Guide

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It’s critical to know the CPA education requirements if you’re going after your CPA license. We have specific information on the CPA exam application for US candidates and international candidates. But given the many questions on CPA education and CPA continuing education requirements I’ve received over the years, it seems a review would be helpful. So, […]

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US Federal Taxation Course for CPA (as Recommended by Readers)

You may be asked to take a US Federal Taxation course for CPA if they apply for the exam in certain states such as Guam and Delaware. The Course Must be Offered by Accredited Institution Most State Boards follow the NASBA guidelines when it comes to this criteria. NASBA requires US federal taxation courses must be taken […]

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Michigan CPA Requirements (Rules on Exam and Licensing)

Michigan state board allows candidates to sit for the exam with 120 credit hours, but 150 credit hours must be completed upon applying for the license. 1 year of experience is needed which is typical of the 3E requirement. Michigan CPA Requirements 1. Education Requirements to Sit for the Exam Bachelor degree or above. Accounting […]

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Utah CPA Requirements (Rules on Exam and Licensing)

Utah’s educational requirement is pretty strict — not only that you need 150 credit hours, a lot of upper-division and graduate courses in accounting and business are required. Working experience is relatively flexible with one year of public or non-public accounting experience. Utah CPA Requirements 1. Education Requirements to Sit for the Exam Candidates should […]

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Texas CPA Requirements (Rules on Exam and Licensing)

For Texas CPA requirements, the State Board requires the full 150 credit hours to sit for the exam. After passing the CPA exam, you will need to accumulate 1 year of experience under the direct supervision of an active CPA licensee. Please also note the AICPA ethics exam requirement is replaced by 4 hours of ethics […]

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Arizona CPA Requirements: Rules on the AZ CPA Exam, Licensing & CPE

In the US, there is no single procedure for earning a CPA license. Instead, individual jurisdictions set their own standards through state boards of accountancy. While Arizona CPA requirements are similar to those in some other states, it’s important to know what exactly you’ll need to become a CPA in the Grand Canyon State. This […]

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Alaska CPA Requirements: Rules on Exam and Licensing

This update of Alaska CPA requirements is for anyone sitting for the CPA Exam in Alaska. Plus, you’ll find information about CPA Alaska requirements for CPE and Alaska CPA reciprocity. Alaska CPA License Requirements To meet the CPA license requirements in Alaska, you must meet the following requirements: Identification Age Exam Education Experience Ethics Continuing […]

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Delaware CPA Requirements (Rules on Exam and Licensing)

Delaware used to be one of the most popular states for international candidates, but the rules have undergone significant changes in August 2012. The reason why you wanted to check out Delaware may no longer be valid. Please read this page carefully and I strongly encourage you check the source information i.e. the links at […]

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Washington CPA Requirements (Rules on Exam and Licensing)

Washington state board follows the “3E” requirement, but the rules related to verification of experience is among the most flexible among all states. If you are an auditor with experience from outside of US, a part-time work or even a volunteer, take a closer look. Washington CPA Requirements 1. Education Requirements to Sit for the […]

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Oregon CPA Requirements (Rules on Exam and Licensing)

Oregon State Board requires a standard 150 credit hour requirement, but the accounting and business courses are relatively flexible without the restrictions to upper-division level. Note that there are two levels of qualifications for accountants in Oregon: the CPA and the PA (Public Accountant). Please make sure you click on the correct information on the […]

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