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Oregon CPA CPE Requirements

NASBA CPE Sponsor ID: 109414

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

What are the CPA CPE requirements for Oregon?

Active CPA Licenses

  • Total CPE Requirement: 80 hours
  • Annual CPE Requirement: 20 hours

Are there any subject area requirements for Oregon CPA CPE?

Active CPA Licenses

  • CPA Ethics: 4 hours
  • Non-Technical Subjects: Maximum 16 CPE hours

Municipal Auditors

Subjects directly related to the governmental environment and governmental auditing: 24 hours
A minimum of 16 CPE hours are required in the following subjects:
  • Audits of state and local governmental units
  • Governmental Accounting and Financial Reporting Standards and updates
  • Generally Accepted Governmental Auditing Standards and updates
  • Single Audit Act and related Office of Management and Budget circulars and supplements
  • Oregon Local Budget Law
  • Minimum standards of audits and reviews of Oregon municipal corporations
Generally accepted auditing standards and procedures: Maximum 8 CPE hours

When does Oregon CPA CPE have to be completed?

7/1 to 6/30 biennially, ending on even-numbered years for even license numbers and odd-numbered years for odd license numbers

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 and Published Materials: The maximum credit for instructors and authorship combined is 50% of total hours. Instructors are not allowed credit for repetitive presentations unless there are substantial changes in the material. Authorship credit is allowed as of publication date for first publication only
Peer Review Programs: Maximum 16 hours. Licensees who complete reviews peer review reports on behalf of a board approved peer review program are allowed 2 hours of CPE credit per meeting attended, for a maximum of 16 hours for the renewal period

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

A maximum of 20 hours may be carried forward from one reporting period to the next. Carryover will not count toward the ethics requirement or any annual requirement.

What is the Oregon CPA license renewal process?

Renewal applications are emailed to the address on file with the Board and may be downloaded from the Board site May through August. Licensees with an even-numbered permit expire on June 30 of even-numbered years and odd-numbered permits expire on June 30 of odd-numbered years. The renewal application must be received online or in the Board office postmarked no later than June 30 of the renewal period that is expiring. Permits that are not renewed will lapse. CPAs can report their CPE course completions with their registration renewal.

What are the WebCE Oregon 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 Oregon CPA CPE courses?

12 months from the original date of purchase

How often does WebCE report Oregon CPA CPE course completions?

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

Does WebCE supply a certificate of completion for Oregon 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 Oregon CPA CPE requirements for non-residents?

Active licensees whose principal place of business is outside Oregon and who are seeking renewal of their permit shall be determined to have met the CPE requirement by meeting the CPE requirements for renewal of a certificate in the jurisdiction in which the licensee’s principal place of business is located. The applicant must still renew and sign a statement on the renewal application confirming that they meet the CPE requirements in their principle place of business. If the principal place of business is in a jurisdiction without CPE requirements for renewal, they must meet the OR CPE renewal requirements.

Are there any CPE exemptions?

Retired licensees are not required to report CPE hours for renewal. To qualify for retired status, a CPA must have held an active Oregon CPA license for 20+ years. Licenses in inactive status have reduced CPE requirements.

Who to contact for additional questions

Oregon Board of Accountancy

Phone: 503-378-4181
Email: [email protected]
Fax Number: 503-378-3575
Mailing Address: 200 Hawthorne Ave SE Suite D450, Salem, OR 97301-5289
Website: Oregon 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 5/24/2024