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Continuing Education Credits Breakup Details

  • Accounting and Auditing Credits

    14 credits
  • Taxes Credits

    16 credits
  • Finance Credits

    2 credits
  • Ethics Credits

    4 credits
  • Computer Software and Applications Credits

    3 credits
  • Personal Development Credits

    1 credits

Arkansas CPAs have the following requirements as per the Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy:

Total Credits: CPAs can choose between either the 40-hour or 120-hour rule each year:

40 hours annually:

  • At least 8 hours through Live CPE courses
  • At least 16 hours in Accounting, Auditing, Regulatory Ethics, Ethics, or Taxes for CPAs practicing public accountancy and 8 hours for non-practicing CPAs.
  • At least 4 Ethics including 1 hour of AR-specific Ethics every 3 years

120 hours every 3 years:

  • At least 24 hours through Live CPE courses 
  • At least 48 hours in Accounting, Auditing, Regulatory Ethics, Ethics or Taxes for CPAs practicing public accountancy and 24 hours for non-practicing CPAs.
  • At least 4 Ethics including 1 hour of AR-specific Ethics

Programs in the subject areas of spirituality, personal health and/or fitness, sports and recreations, or foreign language, human resources, and production will not contribute directly and shall not be allowed whereas subject areas of communication & marketing, computer software & applications, personal development, business management & organization are acceptable as CPE.

CPE Reporting Cycle of Arkansas CPAs is January 1st through 31st December annually.

Courses shall be taken from CPE providers approved by NASBA

For Detail requirements, you can visit Arkansas CPE Requirement Page or Board Website.

This 40 CPE Package of myCPE is Approved and Compliant for Arkansas CPAs because:

  • myCPE is approved by NASBA (Sponsor id: 143597) for providing continuing education to CPAs.
  • This 40 CPE Package includes 4 hours of ethics for Arkansas CPAs.
  • This 40 CPE Package includes 30 hours of CPE courses in the subject areas of accounting, auditing, and taxes.

Once you register you will have complete access to all the courses in this package. The online CPE Package includes popular webinars on various topics like Accountancy & Auditing, Taxation, Finance, Personal Development, and Computer Software and Application.

You can also subscribe to our 40 CPE Package for Arkansas CPAs (Incl. 4 Hrs Ethics & 8 Hrs Live Webinars), or 80 CPE Package for Arkansas CPAs (Incl. 16 hrs of Live Webinars and 4 hrs of Ethics), or 120 CPE Package for Arkansas CPAs (Incl. 24 hrs of Live Webinars and 4 hrs of Ethics).

Note: This 40 CPE package provides 4 hours of an ethics course for Arkansas CPAs but the attendees will be required to complete one hour of CPE on Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy specific laws and rules. This requirement may be satisfied by completing a web-based course via the Board's website or attending group training taught by a board member, board staff member, or a designee of the Board, and will count towards the 4-hour ethics requirement.


1/1 to 12/31 annually, Renew by 1/1 annually


120 hours of CPE is required over a three-year period or 40 hours of CPE annually


4 hours must be earned in a qualifying ethics course over a three-year reporting cycle (This package for Arkansas CPAs includes a qualifying ethics course.)


Requirement of CPE hours in Accounting/Attest, Accounting Ethics, or Tax if:

  • Licensees engaged in the practice of public accountancy, a minimum of 16 hours based on the 40-hour rule or 48 hours based on the 120-hour rule 
  • For licensees not engaged in the practice of public accountancy, the minimum is 8 hours under the 40-hour rule or 24 hours based on the 120-hour rule


Information given by us on State CPE Requirements / Ethics requirements is based on information sourced from reliable sources. However, these requirements keep on updating. For the latest and updated requirement of CPE, CLICK HERE to visit our respective state board website:

Yes, this package would meet the minimum annual CPE requirement for Arkansas CPAs. It meets 40 CPE requirements out of total 120 hours requirement over a three-year reporting period.

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 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.

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