Idaho CPA CPE Requirements and Courses

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

Here is a summary for your reference:

Idaho CPA CPE Requirements

CPE credits have to be accumulated during a 2-year reporting period, which ends on January 31.

Within these 2 years, CPAs registered in Idaho should fulfill at least 80 hours of accounting continuing education. Furthermore, CPAs need at least 30 hours every year but a maximum of 50 hours during any given year.

Specific Requirements

  • At least 4 hours of  an ethics course in each reporting period
  • Effective January 2013, licensees can choose their own ethics course (vs the one provided by the ISBA)

Further Information

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

  • Address: 11351 W. Chinden Blvd., Bldg. #6, Boise, ID 83714
  • Email:
  • Phone: (208) 334-2490

Where Can I Take These Accounting CPE Courses?

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