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South Carolina CPA CPE Requirements

NASBA CPE Sponsor ID: 109414

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

What are the CPA CPE requirements for South Carolina?

40 hours

Are there any subject area requirements for South Carolina CPA CPE?

CPA Ethics: 6 hours of ethics CPE including 2 hours SC Rules and Regulations state specific ethics every 3 year fixed period. Current period ends 2024.

When does South Carolina CPA CPE have to be completed?

1/1 to 12/31 annually

Can CPA CPE courses be repeated?

Courses cannot be taken for credit more than once a year.

Are there any CPA CPE credit type limits?

  • Instruction: Maximum 10 hours
  • Published Materials: Maximum 10 hours
  • Personal Development: Maximum 8 hours
  • Self Study: Maximum 20 hours

Can CPA CPE course hours carry over to the next renewal cycle?

Non-self-study allowed 20 hours of carryover. There is no carryover from self-study or personal development courses.

What is the South Carolina CPA license renewal process?

Renewal notices will be emailed mid-November. Complete the renewal form and pay your fees online. Upload your completed CPE reporting form and self-study certificates using the document submission link provided on page one of the reporting form.

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What are the WebCE South Carolina CPA CPE course requirements?

  • WebCE courses are NASBA QAS self-study with non-monitored open-book final exams. Students should read through course material then complete exam.
    Note: If taking multiple courses in one day, a maximum of 10 hours of CPE can be earned in one calendar day.
  • Passing score: 70%
  • If the final exam is not passed on the first attempt, students have an unlimited number of retakes.

How often does WebCE report South Carolina CPA CPE course completions?

WebCE does not report CPE course completions to the South Carolina Board of Accountancy.

Does WebCE supply a certificate of completion for South Carolina CPA CPE courses?

Online PDF Certificates of completion are available to print immediately after the final exam is passed. CPAs should maintain written evidence of completion for a period of 5 years following the completion of each reporting activity.

What are the South Carolina CPA CPE requirements for non-residents?

The Board may accept a compliance report from another jurisdiction if the requirement is substantially equivalent to SC requirements.

Who to contact for additional questions

South Carolina Board of Accountancy

  • Phone: 803-896-4770
  • Fax Number: 803-896-4554
  • Mailing Address: 110 Centerview Drive-Kingstree Building (29210) PO Box 11329 Columbia, SC 29211-1329
  • Website: South Carolina Board of Accountancy

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This information is based on state laws and regulations and is subject to change. WebCE makes every effort to make sure this information is current and accurate, however, WebCE is not engaged in rendering legal or professional advice and shall not be held responsible for inaccuracies contained herein. We urge you to check with your state's licensing department for complete and current information about its licensing rules and requirements.
Last updated on 7/22/2022