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Montana cpa CPE course pricing:
You may select 120 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 MT CPA cpe courses start at just $19.95!
WebCE offers courses for the following MT license types:

Montana CPA CPE Requirements

NASBA CPE Sponsor ID: 109414

Montana's Acceptance: Montana accepts courses from providers that are members of NASBA's National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

Required Montana CPA CPE Hours

Required CPE Hours for Montana CPAs

120 hours of CPA CPE are requried in a rolling 3 year period

Montana CPA CPE Subject Area Requirements

CPA Ethics: 2 hours of ethics CPE every 3 years.
Technical: Minimum of 50 percent (60 hours) of the total CPE hours required in technical fields of study.

Montana CPA Renewal

CPE Reporting Due Date

1/1 - 12/31 triennial rolling

CPA License Renewal Date

12/31 annually

CPA License Renewal Process

Active and inactive CPAs and Licensed Public Accountants can renew online annually between Nov. 1 - Dec. 31. The Board will audit up to 50% of the renewals submitted. Late renewals end 45 days later, Feb. 14, and carry a $150 late fee for active licenses.

Repetition and Carryover

Carryover Allowance

CPAs may only apply CPE successfully completed in the current 3 year reporting period.

Repetition Rule

A course may not be taken for credit more than once within a 3 year rolling license term.

Montana CPA CPE Course Requirements

CPE Credit Type Limitations

  • Instruction: Instructor credits are limited to 50% of total hours
  • Published Materials: Authorship credits are limited to 25% of total hours.
  • Reviewer: The maximum credit allowed for serving as a report reviewer under the board's profession monitoring program is 16 hours in any given calendar year reporting period. One hour of credit shall be granted per hour spent reviewing reports.

Course Presentation

WebCE courses are NASBA QAS self-study.

Study Requirements

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

Montana 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 Montana CPA CPE Certificates of Completion

CPA CPE Reporting

WebCE does NOT report CPE course completions to the Montana State Board of Public Accountancy. CPAs report annually, at renewal, that they have completed the CPE requirement. The Board will then audit up 50% of the renewals submitted.

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.

Montana CPA Contact Info

Montana Board of Public Accountants

  • Phone: 406-841-2383
  • Mailing Address: 301 S Park PO Box 200513 Helena, MT 59620-0513
  • Fax Number: 406-841-2309
  • Email: [email protected]

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 3/13/2017