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 Board of Accountancy provides assurance to the public that the CPA profession in Kentucky operates at the highest level of professional competence through, verification of education and experience credentials.
KENTUCKY (KY) CPA CPE REQUIREMENT OVERVIEW
80 hours for each biennial period if you have worked 3000 hours or more in public accounting, and 60 hours for each biennial period if you have worked for less than 3000 hours in public accounting.
60 hours for each biennial period if you have worked in industry, education, or government.
|License Renewal Period||August 1st, biennially in odd or even numbered years based on certificate number|
|CPE Reporting Cycle||January 1 to December 31, biennially in odd or even numbered years based on certificate number|
|Ethics Requirement||Two (2) hours in every two years|
|Carry Over Credits||Kentucky CPA cannot carry forward credits in the next reporting cycle|
|Subject Area Restriction||The following subject area are not accepted for CPE credit: Behavioral Ethics, Personnel/HR, Personal Development, Production and social environment business, Self-realization, Spirituality, Personal health or fitness, Sports and recreation, and any other subjects that do not contribute directly to the professional competence of the licensee|
requires 80 hours of CPE to be completed every two-year reporting period, and
must be reported to the Board by December 31 biennially in odd or
even numbered years based on certificate number as part of the
Click for Further Reference on CPE Regulations for Kentucky CPA.
Update: Beginning January 1, 2021, CPAs required to complete 80 hours of CPE per every two-year reporting period may include up to 8 hours of personal development courses toward their requirement, and CPAs required to complete 60 hours of CPE may include up to 12 hours of personal development courses.
50% of the CPE hours
required of all licensed CPAs must be comprised of technical standard courses
from the reporting period of January 1,2021 to December 31,2022.
Many of our programs in Live and Self-Study are Approved for continuing education for Kentucky CPA. CLICK HERE for myCPE Packages for Kentucky CPAs that would meet all of your annual continuing education requirements in one go.
Kentucky State Board of Accountancy has a mandatory requirement that Kentucky (KY) CPA has to earn at least 2 hours of CPE in the subject area of ethics and rules of professional conduct over the 2-year renewal period. Any Ethics CPE credits also count towards fulfilling the total 80/60 CPE credits required over 2 years. At myCPE, we provide Ethics Courses to all Kentucky (KY) CPAs as a part of our membership initiative.
The Kentucky (KY) CPA license renewal period ends on August 1 biennially in odd or even-numbered years based on certificate number.
The reporting cycle starts from January 1 to December 31, biennially in odd or even-numbered years based on certificate number.
Kentucky State Board of Accountancy specifies all the subject areas of NASBA as qualifying subject areas for CPE. Hence all the programs approved for NASBA fields of study on myCPE shall be eligible for CPE Credits for Kentucky CPAs. Click Here for further reference on the state board website.
Yes, there is a minimum CPE requirement of Eight (8) credit hours per year in attest or compilation services for any licensee who releases or authorizes the realization of reports on attest services, compilation services, or financial statement preparation services beginning from the reporting period of January 1, 2021, to December 31, 2022.
50% of the CPE hours required of all licensed CPAs must be comprised of technical standard courses from the reporting period of January 1, 2021, to December 31, 2022.
You should choose myCPE Packages for Kentucky Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Professionals for the following reasons:
Our CPE Package for Kentucky CPAs is 100% compliant with the regulations of the Kentucky State Board of Accountancy and we offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If you feel the package is non-compliant, please email our support team at (email@example.com) and let us know how it is non-compliant and we will happily refund your full payment.
The Newly Certified Kentucky (KY) CPA after initial certification has the same CPE requirement as the old CPA.
All of the following myCPE Learning Activities are approved for Kentucky CPAs CPE
In addition to the above activities, the following mentioned activities may also contribute towards continuing education
Online renewal may require you to upload your CPE certificates of completion. If you are not liable to upload your certificates of completion, you should keep your copies in case the board performs an audit of your CPE, you will be responsible for submitting copies of your certificates of completion and/or verification of courses at the time of the audit. You must retain your documentation for at least five (5) years from the date the program was completed.
A Kentucky (KY) CPA can complete 100% hours of the total required CPE credits hours via self-study courses. i.e., a Kentucky (KY) CPA can complete all 80 hours via self-study courses and the myCPE packages for Kentucky CPAs are 100% compliant with that requirement.
No, Kentucky Board of accountancy does not allow courses completed via nano learning to count towards the KY CPE requirements.
A registrant must report, at a minimum, the CPE hours required for the registration renewal period. Hours that exceed the number required for the current registration renewal period may not be carried forward to a subsequent registration renewal period.
Any Kentucky (KY) CPA who fails to complete the CPE by the December 31 deadline is in non-compliance and will not be eligible to renew his or her license online. Instead, the CPA will be required to complete the reinstatement process. Reinstatement applications must be received by September 1 to avoid license expiration.
As myCPE is approved by NASBA (Sponsor id 143597) many of our courses are approved for Kentucky CPAs. And for further guidance, we have provided details for “QUALIFIES FOR” on each page of the courses about Approval/Qualifications of CPE Credits for your reference.
As myCPE is approved by NASBA (Sponsor id 143597) many of our courses are approved for Kentucky CPAs. And for further guidance, we have provided details for “QUALIFIES FOR” on each page of the courses about Approval/Qualifications of CPE Credits for your reference. However, it will be the responsibility of each attendee to ensure that they are eligible for the Continuing Professional Education Credits based on their occupation/job profile, knowledge requirements as well as guidelines laid down by their regulatory board before registering for the webinars. So, make sure you check with the respective state board or regulatory body.
Kentucky State Board of Accountancy governs the accounting and auditing profession in the state of Kentucky! Here is a link to the State Board Website
|National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA)||143597|
|Internal Revenue Service (IRS)||GEHNZ|
|California Tax Education Council (CTEC)||6273|
|Certified Financial Planner Board (CFP)||8061|
|Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)||RP5359|
|Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI)||714694|
|American Payroll Association (APA)||372961|
|Texas State Board of Public Accountancy (TSBPA)||010556|
|Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation (IDFPR)||158002756|
|New York State Board of Public Accountancy (NYSPA)||002976|
|Courses Eligible for CPE of Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)||Approved|
|Courses Eligible for CPE of Certified Valuation Analysts (CVA)||Approved|
|Institute of Finance and Management (IOFM)||Approved|
|Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)||Approved|
|Certified Senior Advisor (CSA)||Approved|
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