Ohio CPA CPE Requirements and Courses

Ohio CPA CPE Requirements and Courses

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

Here is a summary for your reference:

Ohio CPA CPE Requirements

All continuing education reporting periods begin on January 1 and end on December 31. For new CPAs are required to take 40 CPE hours in the first two years instead of the normal 120 hours in the 3-year period.

Specific Requirements

The following additional requirements may be required depending on job nature:

  • Accountants in public accounting and attestation service: at least 24 hours in accounting/auditing
  • Tax accountants: 24 hours in taxation

All licensees are required to take at least 3 hours of professional ethics.

Further Information

You can also contact 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?

My recommendation is CPE Link, a CPE provider registered with NASBA on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors (Registry ID: 109068). Their CPE courses are endorsed by the Societies of CPAs in California, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, New York, Pennsylvania, Louisiana, and West Virginia.

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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I am the author of How to Pass The CPA Exam (published by Wiley), and I also passed all 4 sections of the CPA Exam on my first try. Additionally, I have led webinars, such as for the Institute of Management Accountants, authored featured articles on websites like Going Concern and AccountingWeb, and I'm also the CFO for the charity New Sight. Finally, I have created other accounting certification websites to help mentor non-CPA candidates. I have already mentored thousands of CPA, CMA, CIA, EA, and CFA candidates, and I can help you too!

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