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Continuing Education Credits Breakup Details

  • Federal Ethics Credit

    2 credits
  • Qualified Retirement Plan Matters Credit

    14 credits

An ERPA is an Employee Retirement Plan Agent. ERPAs are retirement plan professionals that can represent clients before the IRS concerning IRS Forms 5300 and 5500 series and who are not otherwise included in a category of individuals allowed to practice before the IRS.

MY-CPE LLC is approved by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to offer Continuing Education (CE) courses for Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents (Approval no. GEHNZ). MY-CPE LLC has effectively met the standards set up by the Internal Revenue Service. Our IRS-approved CE courses are authored/reviewed by industry specialists and subject matter experts. All our courses are designed in a way to ensure that courses meet your continuing education requirements for ERPA renewal.

Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents (ERPAs) have the following CE requirements:

  • 72 hours of CE every three years, with a minimum of 16 hours per year.
  • 2 hours of Ethics annually and a total of 6 hours of Ethics for a reporting period of 3 years.
  • The entire requirement of 72 hours of CE can be completed through self-study courses.
  • The CE Reporting Cycle for ERPAs is from January 1st to December 31st each year.
  • The license renewal period of an ERPA is from April 1st through June 30th triennially (based on the last digit of SSN).

For detailed requirements, you can visit the ERPA CE Requirement Page or IRS Website.

This 16 CE Package of myCPE is Approved and Compliant for ERPAs because of the following reasons:

  • This 16 CE Package has effectively met the standards set up by IRS.
  • This 16 CE Package includes 2 hours of ethics.
  • This 16 CE Package for ERPAs includes 16 hours of self-study webinars as required by the IRS.
  • This 16 CE Package includes CE courses in the subject areas of Qualified Retirement Plan Matters.

Once you register you will have complete access to all the courses in this package. It also includes 2 hours of Ethics Course for ERPAs to meet the mandatory Ethics requirements.

Note: Our 16 CE package for ERPA is 100% compliant with the regulations of the IRS and we offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If you feel the package is non-compliant, please email our support team at (support@my-cpe.com) and let us know how it is non-compliant and we will happily refund your full payment.

Reporting Period :

  • The CE Reporting Period for ERPAs is  January 1st to December 31st each year.

Renewal Cycle :

  • The CE Renewal Cycle for ERPAs is from April 1st through June 30th triennially (based on the last digit of SSN).

CE Requirement :

  • 72 hours of CE every three years, with a minimum of 16 hours per year. 

Ethics Requirements :

  • 2 hours of Ethics annually and a total of 6 hours of Ethics for a reporting period of 3 years.

Carry Over Credits :

  • No, Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents (ERPAs) cannot carry over excess credit earned in a particular renewal cycle. 

NOTES :

Information given by us on CE Requirements / Subject Requirements/ Ethics requirements is based on information sourced from reliable sources. However, these requirements keep on updating. For the latest and updated requirements of CE requirements, please visit the board website at CLICK HERE.

Yes, this 16 CE Package meets the minimum yearly CE requirements of ERPAs.

Each course is created by a qualified and experienced instructor(s). myCPE Packages include Self-study and Live Courses. The courses are in the form of On-demand Videos and Live webinars, However, there are some courses that are Text-Based courses. The Self-study Video courses in Packages may be Live recorded presentations converted into Self Study (On-Demand Videos).

After completion of each course of this package or package, you will be able to download a certificate with the course title and number of hours. Certificates, as well as your study records, are stored for life and you can access them anytime. Certificates are valid proof for your continuing education credits.

Once you register you will have complete access to all the courses of this package. The self-study format allows you to access the material online 24/7 and study at your own pace and live webinars should be attended at the scheduled date.

As per NASBA guidelines, you have one year from the date of purchase of your package to complete each program. Complete your final exam at the end of each webinar any time and get CPE Credit instantly. You can retake the exam multiple times without any additional charges.

  • Self-Study Course has a minimum passing score of 70% in the final exam and you can take multiple attempts of the said exam.
  • All the polling questions should be answered for the live CPE course to get the certificate.
Our video player tracks & stores the watch time and will show you in the progress bar. But you make sure that you don’t fast forward or manually try to move the progress bar. If you have fast-forwarded the video or tried to manually move the progress bar of the video. The system wouldn’t capture your watch time. So please let the video go on its own. However, the on-demand video can be paused and played whenever you want and you can watch it in pieces. It will pick up from where you left off. So for self-study courses, you will have to

1. Complete the entire video 100%.
2. Answer all the review questions correctly. The review questions are at the bottom of the same page where you are viewing the webinar video.
3. Once you have watched the whole video and answered all the review questions, the Final Quiz will open up. You need to score more than 70% in the Final Quiz to avail your CPE credit. Multiple attempts are allowed for submitting Review and Final Quiz questions.
4. Once you have completed the Review and Final quiz questions, you shall be able to download the credit certificate from the ‘My Certificates’ section. Kindly ensure you have allowed Multiple File download from your web browser to download all certificates
5. You can download the individual certificate from your "Account" as well as from this page once you complete a particular course. Also, you can download "Consolidated Certificate" from the package page or from your account.
A Self-study webinar is a recorded video (If it’s a recording of a live webinar you may see polling questions appearing on the screen. You do not need to answer the polling questions and just let the video play). Do not fast forward if you fast forward we may not be able to capture your watch time and you may be required to watch it multiple times. In order to avail your credits for the self-study webinar, you need to answer the review questions correctly and complete the entire video. Once you have done that, the Final Quiz will open up in which you need to score a minimum 70% to qualify for the credit. You can attempt multiple times for answering the review questions and Final quiz questions. Once you have completed the Review and Final quiz questions, you shall be able to download the credit certificate from ‘My Certificates’ section.
If neither of the above cases works, please drop an email to support@my-cpe.com or contact our support team through live chat support.

The evaluation form will be sent to attendees in the next 24 hours after passing the final quiz with at least 70% marks and in the case of the live webinar, it is sent after completion of the webinar. Kindly note that the evaluation form will only be available to attendees who remained logged in till the end of the webinar and answer all the polling questions.

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All our courses in the packages are approved by NASBA, IRS, and other regulating bodies. However, we would recommend you to visit the accountancy board website of your licensure state for CPE credit requirements.

"For some, Continuous Education is compliance that helps them to renew their licenses. For some, it’s a worthwhile learning experience that keeps them and their firm up-to-date by taking valuable insights from continuing education webinars/courses. At myCPE, we believe in providing quality continuing education beyond CPE credits. MyCPE, the first-ever web & mobile CPE/CE platform has launched a path-breaking social initiative “1 Credit = 1 Meal” under which we donate one meal to an underprivileged for each credit earned by a professional on our Platform. Check out our “1 Credit = 1 Meal” Timeline."

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