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

South Carolina cpa CPE course pricing:
You may select 20 hours of courses for $59.95 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 SC CPA cpe courses start at just $19.95!
WebCE offers courses for the following SC license types:

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.

Required South Carolina CPA CPE Hours

Required CPE Hours for South Carolina CPAs

40 hours of CPA CPE are required annually

South Carolina CPA CPE Subject Area Requirements

CPA Ethics: 6 hours of ethics CPE every 3 years
The current 3 year ethics period ends 2018 (then 2021, 2024, etc.)

South Carolina CPA Renewal

CPE Reporting Due Date

1/1 to 12/31 annually

CPA License Renewal Date

1/31 annually

CPA License Renewal Process

Once they have the User ID and Password, along with the renewal website they can renew their license with the same User ID and Password from the previous year. The renewal website normally becomes active November 1st.
The application for renewal of a license must include: current information concerning practice status; a verified continuing education report; renewal fee.
Non-Renewals: If they do not wish to renew, return renewal application along with a brief statement of Voluntary Surrender and your wall certificate. Licenses not renewed by February 1, 2013, are considered revoked. Continued practice after February 15th must be sanctioned as unlicensed practice of accounting. A person may not practice on a revoked license. If they fail to renew or the certificate is revoked the certificate must be returned to the Board.
Paper renewal

Repetition and Carryover

Carryover Allowance

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

Repetition Rule

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

South Carolina CPA CPE Course Requirements

CPE Credit Type Limitations

  • Instruction: Maximum 10 hours
  • Published Materials: Maximum 10 hours
  • Personal Development: Maximum 8 hours
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner Meetings: Not accepted unless have 50 minutes or more of continuous instruction after completion of meal.

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.
If taking multiple courses in one day, a maximum of 10 hours of CPE can be earned in one calendar day.

South Carolina 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 South Carolina CPA CPE Certificates of Completion

CPA CPE Reporting

WebCE does NOT report CPE course completions to the South Carolina Board of Accountancy. CPAs can report their CPE course completions with their registration renewal.

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.

South Carolina CPA Contact Info

South Carolina Board of Accountancy

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

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 7/6/2017