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


CPE Requirements
120 hours every 3 years
License Renewal Period
July 1 through June 30 Triennially
CPE Reporting Cycle
July 1 through June 30 Triennially
Ethics Requirement
Six (6) hours of ethics in every 3-year renewal period
Carry Over Credits
Rhode Island CPA cannot carry forward credits in the next reporting cycle
Subject Area Restriction
Rhode Island CPA can complete maximum of 24 CPE hours per renewal period in personal development courses.

Rhode Island CPA requires 120 hours of CPE to be completed in every 3-year license renewal period and must be reported to the Board by June 30 Triennially as part of the renewal process

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All licensed CPAs in Rhode Island must complete 120 hours of approved continuing education every 3-year renewal period. Many of our programs in Live and Self-Study are Approved for continuing education for Rhode Island CPA.

CLICK HERE for myCPE Packages for Rhode Island CPAs that would meet all of your annual continuing education requirements in one go.

Rhode Island State Board of Accountancy has a mandatory requirement that Rhode Island (RI) CPA has to earn at least 6 hours of CPE in a 3-year renewal period in the subject area of ethics. Regulatory AICPA Ethics, Circular 230 Ethics, or Behavioural Ethics all subject areas are approved for qualifying as ethics. At myCPE, we provide Ethics courses to all Rhode Island (RI) CPAs as a part of our membership initiative.