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To maintain an active CPA license in Florida, certified public accountants have to fulfill the CPE requirement on a biennial basis.
Here is a summary for your reference:
The CPE credits have to be accumulated during a reporting period, which ends on June 30 of the renewal year.
There are two automatic extension in September and December but you should consider Dec 31 the “hard” deadline.
Within these 2 years, the CPAs registered in Florida should fulfill at least 80 hours of accounting continuing education.
In each reporting period:
Other ways to gain your CPE hours:
Check out this video clip for details:
You can also contact Florida Board of Accountancy for general licensing and CPE information:
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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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