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WebCE provides state-approved Kentucky CPA CPE with a money back guarantee! Satisfy ALL your CPE requirements at one low price with our online or paper courses!

Kentucky cpa CPE course pricing:
You may select 80 hours of courses for $99.95 plus $2.50 for each additional hour. An additional $0.00 per course will be added to your total if you select paper course material.

Single KY CPA cpe courses start at just $19.95!
WebCE offers courses for the following KY license types:

Kentucky CPA CPE Requirements

NASBA CPE Sponsor ID:109414

Kentucky's Acceptance: WebCE® courses meet the NASBA/AICPA and therefore are accepted by the Kentucky Board of Public Accountancy.

Required Kentucky CPA CPE Hours

Required CPE Hours for Kentucky CPAs

80 hours if the CPA worked >3000 hrs in a public accounting firm
60 hours if the CPA worked <3000 hrs in a public accounting firm
60 hours if employed in industry, education or government

Kentucky CPA CPE Subject Area Requirements

CPA Ethics: 2 hours of ethics CPE

Kentucky CPA Renewal

CPE Reporting Period

1/1 to 12/31 biennially; even license number = odd years; odd license number = even years.

CPA License Renewal Date

8/1 Renewal; even license number = even years; odd license number = odd years.

Kentucky CPA License Renewal Process

Online Renewal notices are mailed by the state in late June to the mailing address on file at the State Board Office.
Renewals must be completed on or before August 1st of a renewal year. Renewals completed after that date are considered late and a late filing penalty of $100 is assessed.
Online renewal

Repetition and Carryover

Carryover Allowance

Excess hours earned in a CPE cycle may not be carried forward to a subsequent CPE cycle.

Repetition Rule

Courses cannot be taken for credit more than once in a 2-year reporting period.

Kentucky CPA CPE Course Requirements

CPE Credit Type Limitations

  • Instruction: Maximum 60% of total hours
  • Personal Development: Maximum 25% of total hours

Course Presentation

WebCE courses are NASBA QAS self-study online.

Study Requirements

Self-Study CPE Requirements: Students should read the course material prior to taking the final exam.

Kentucky CPA CPE Exam Requirements

Exam Rules

The final exam is open-book. Students may refer to the course material as often as needed. If the final exam is not passed on the first attempt, students have an unlimited number of retakes.

Passing Score

Self-Study Final Exam: 70%

Reporting and Kentucky CPA CPE Certificates of Completion

CPA CPE Reporting

WebCE does NOT report CPE course completions to the Kentucky Board of Accountancy.
Licensees are responsible for providing correct information on the CPE hours they completed when they renew their licenses. The Board audits the renewals annually for accuracy and compliance with the CPE regulation.

Certificates of Completion

WebCE provides online printable certificates of completion. Certificates of completion will be available to print online immediately after the final exam is passed. You should maintain written evidence of completion for a period of 5 years following the completion of each reporting activity.

Kentucky CPA Contact Info

Kentucky Board of Accountancy

  • Phone: 502-595-3037
  • Mailing Address: 332 West Broadway, Suite 310, Louisville, KY 40202-2115
  • Fax Number: 502-595-4500

WebCE® provides information as a courtesy to individuals who are subject to continuing professional education (CPE) as CPAs, PAs, and Licensed accountants. Although reasonable efforts have been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate and current, neither WebCE nor its employees warrant or represent that this information is accurate and current. Since regulations are constantly changing, we suggest you check with your state’s board to answer any questions or confirm any information.
Last updated on 3/17/2017