Continuing education requirements are in place in several professions to support continuing professional competency and ensure the highest quality professional services for the public. The continuing education requirements for the profession of Public Accountancy are covered in Section 7409 of the New York State Education Law and Section 70.9 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education. This information is designed to respond to frequently asked questions about the CPE requirements for NYS licensed Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) and Public Accountants (PAs). It is not a substitute for reading the provisions of the applicable laws, rules and regulations.
5. What is required under the Attest and Compilation Competency Rules? How many CPE hours are required?
7. I am licensed in New York State, but my registration is inactive. Do I need to complete continuing education before I can reactivate my registration and return to practice?
13. I have taken college courses to complete my CPE requirements. How much CPE credit do I receive for a college course?
Last Updated: February 25, 2020