Missouri CPA CPE Requirements and Courses

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

Here is a summary for your reference:

Missouri CPA CPE Requirements

In Missouri, CPAs need 120 hours of continuing education every 3 years. Furthermore, CPAs must report their credits at the time of license renewal, which also occurs every 3 years by June 30.

Specific Requirements

  • As of January 1, 2020, CPAs now need to accumulate at least 40 hours per year
  • At least 2 hours in ethics per year (6  hours per reporting period)
  • All CPE hours can come from self-study courses
  • Self-study courses must be from a board-approved sponsor (including those on the NASBA National Registry of CPE Sponsors)
  • The board places a restriction on the number of hours that can be accumulated from publishing books and articles

Further Information

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

  • Address: PO Box 613, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0613
  • Email: mosba@pr.mo.gov
  • Phone: (573) 751-0012
  • Fax: (573) 751-0890

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