Michigan CPA CPE Requirements and Courses

Michigan CPA cpe requirements

To maintain an active CPA license in Michigan, certified public accountants have to fulfill a CPE requirement on a biannual basis.

Here is a summary for your reference:

Michigan CPA CPE Requirements

In Michigan, CPAs need to accumulate 80 hours of continuing education and report them at the time of license renewal, which is done every 2 years. The reporting period extends from July 1 to June 30 of the next year.

Specific Requirements

  • At least 40 hours of CPE must be accumulated every year
  • At least 8 hours in accounting and/or auditing
  • At least 2 hours in ethics; and every 2 years, 1 ethics hour must specifically focus on Michigan ethics
  • Credit for a self-study program no more than 50% of the minimum qualifying hours in any continuing education period.
  • CPAs can carry over 40 hours each year, including a maximum of 2 ethics hours and 8 accounting and auditing hours

Further Information

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

  • Address: Bureau of Professional Licensing (BPL), Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, P.O. Box 30670, Lansing, MI 48909
  • Email: bplhelp@michigan.gov
  • Phone: (517) 241-0199
  • Fax: (517) 241-9416

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