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Ohio CPA CPE Requirements

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Required Ohio CPA CPE Hours

Required CPE Hours for Ohio CPAs

120 hours of CPA CPE every 3 years, with a minimum of 20 CPE hours annually. Failure to complete 20 CPE credits annually may result in a fine of ten dollars for every CPE credit deficient.

Newly licensed CPAs must complete 40 hours the initial 2-year renewal (“newly certified period”). This 2-year period starts the January of the year a CPA earns their license and ends the December 31 following the year the CPA was initially licensed.

Ohio CPA CPE Subject Area Requirements

CPA Ethics: 3 hours of ethics CPE every 3 year license period
Tax: 24 CPE hours every 3 year license period if holder assumes responsibility by performing tax work on any engagement, preparing any tax return, or signing any tax return as a certified public accountant or public accountant.
Accounting and Auditing (A&A): 24 CPE hours every 3 year license period if holder assumes responsibility by performing accounting, auditing, or attestation work on any engagement, preparing any financial report, or signing any financial report.
An Ohio permit holder who performs regulated services in financial reporting or internal controls reporting shall complete at least 24 CE credits in the fields of accounting or auditing during the 3-year reporting period specific to the types of services provided by the Ohio permit holder.

Ohio CPA Renewal

Repetition and Carryover

Ohio CPA CPE Course Requirements

Ohio CPA CPE Exam Requirements

Reporting and Ohio CPA CPE Certificates of Completion

Ohio CPA Contact Info

Accountancy Board of Ohio

  • Phone: 614-466-4135
  • Fax Number: 614-466-2628
  • Mailing Address: 77 South High Street, Suite 1820 Columbus, OH 43215-6128
  • Website: Accountancy Board of Ohio

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Last updated on 11/5/2021