Washington DC CPA CPE Requirements and Courses

Washington DC CPA CPE requirements

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

Here is a summary for your reference:

Washington DC CPA CPE Requirements

80 CPE credits have to be accumulated upon the renewal date, which is December 31. The reporting period is from January 1 to December 31 every 2 years.

Specific Requirements

  • At least 40 hours per year
  • 4 hours of ethics
  • Maximum of 40 hours as a discussion leader, instructor, or speaker
  • Maximum of 20 hours for participating in committee, dinner, luncheon, or firm meetings
  • Plus, a maximum of 20 hours for publishing an article or book

Further Information

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

  • Address: 1100 4th Street, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024
  • Email: dcra@dc.gov
  • Phone: (202) 442-4320

Where Can I Take These Accounting CPE Courses?

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