Pennsylvania CPA CPE Requirements and Courses

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

Here is a summary for your reference:

Pennsylvania CPA CPE Requirements

The CPE credits have to be accumulated and 80 hours of continuing education are due upon license renewal, which occurs on December 31 of every odd-numbered year.

Please note that a renewal form will be mailed to your address 2-3 months before the expiration.

Specific Requirements

  • At least 20 hours of CPE per year

Further Information

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

  • Address: 2601 North Third St., Harrisburg, PA 17110
  • Email:
  • Phone: (717) 783-1404

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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