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Utah CPA CPE Requirements

NASBA CPE Sponsor ID: 109414

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

What are the CPA CPE requirements for Utah?

80 hours

Are there any subject area requirements for Utah CPA CPE?

CPA Ethics: 4 hours of ethics CPE, including 1 hour in Utah Laws

When does Utah CPA CPE have to be completed?

1/1 to 12/31 biennially, ending in even-numbered years

Can CPA CPE courses be repeated?

Courses cannot be taken for credit more than once in a 2-year license term.

Are there any CPA CPE credit type limits?

  • Instruction: Maximum 40 hours
  • Published Materials: Maximum 20 hours

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

A licensee who completes more than the required hours of CPE during the reporting period may carry forward up to 40 hours to the next succeeding reporting period.

What is the Utah CPA license renewal process?

Licenses expire on December 31 of even years. At least 60 days prior to the expiration date of a license, DOPL will mail a renewal notice to the licensee's address of record as provided to DOPL by the individual licensee. CPE will be required to be entered in the Online CPE Reporting System.

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Online CPE Reporting System

What are the WebCE Utah 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.
  • Passing score: 70%
  • If the final exam is not passed on the first attempt, students have an unlimited number of retakes.

What is the access period for WebCE Utah CPA CPE courses?

12 months from the original date of purchase.

How often does WebCE report Utah CPA CPE course completions?

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

Does WebCE supply a certificate of completion for Utah 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.

Are there any CPE exemptions?

A licensee may request a waiver of any continuing education requirement or an extension of time to complete any requirement on the basis that the licensee was unable to complete the requirement due to:
  • A Medical or related condition
  • Humanitarian or Ecclesiastical Services
  • Foreign Residence
  • Extended presence in a geographical area where continuing education is not available, etc.
In order to receive and exemption from CPE, a qualifying individual must submit a written request for waiver to the Board.

Who to contact for additional questions

Utah Board of Accountancy

  • Phone: 801-530-6628
  • Fax Number: 801-530-6511
  • Mailing Address: PO Box 146741 Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6741
  • Website: Utah 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 6/24/2022