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Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is a designation given by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) to individuals that pass the Uniform CPA Examination and meet the education and experience requirements. The CPA designation helps enforce professional standards in the accounting industry. CPA (Certified Public Accountant) is the highest accounting credential in the United States. CPA ensures global recognition for accounting & finance professionals.

The Delaware - Board of Accountancy provides assurance to public that CPA (Delaware) operates at the highest level of professional competence through, verification of education and experience credentials.

Delaware (DE) CPA CPE Requirement Overview

CPE Requirements
80 hours every 2 years, 20 hours per year
License Renewal Period
June 30th, odd years
CPE Reporting Cycle
7/1 - 6/30 biennially on odd years
Ethics Requirement
Four (4) credit hours every 2 years in a Delaware-specific ethics course approved by the board.
Subject Area Restriction
None (Delaware CPA can earn CPE Credits from NASBA Approved CPE Providers as long as it directly relates to the professional competence of the person)

Delaware CPA requires 80 hours of CPE to be completed in every reporting period, July 1st through June 30th, and must be reported to the Board by June 30th, in odd years as part of the renewal process.

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All licensed CPAs in Delaware must complete 80 hours of approved continuing education biennially during the license period. Many of our programs in Live and Self-Study are Approved for continuing education for Delaware CPA.

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Delaware (DE) CPA has to earn at least 4 hours biennially in a Delaware-specific ethics course approved by the Delaware State Board of Accountancy.