Ohio CPA CPE Requirements and Courses

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

Here is a summary for your reference:

Ohio CPA CPE Requirements

In Ohio, CPAs need 120 hours of continuing education every 3 years, and the reporting period begins on January 1 and ends on December 31. New CPAs are required to take 40 CPE hours in the first 2 years instead of the normal 120 hours in the 3-year period.

Specific Requirements

  • At least 24 CPE credits in accounting, auditing, or attestation subjects
  • At least 24 CPE credits in taxation
  • A minimum of 3 credits in professional standards and responsibilities; courses must be approved by the Ohio state board and be specific to Ohio laws and rules

Further Information

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

  • Address: 77 South High Street, 18th Floor, Columbus, OH 43215-6128
  • Email: lorena.hinkle@acc.state.oh.us
  • Phone: (614) 466-4135

Where Can I Take These Accounting CPE Courses?

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