Arizona CPE Requirements

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Pacific Northwest Tax School programs meet Arizona CPE requirements. Final authority for CPE rests with the Arizona State Board of Accountancy. It is the responsibility of each CPA to verify whether CPE programs and sponsors meet Arizona Board requirements. A summary of CPE requirements and contact information for the Board is provided below.

Sponsor Information: The Arizona Board of Accountancy does not pre-approve CPE sponsors.

CPE Requirements

CPE Required for Renewal: All CPAs must complete and submit 80 hours of CPE for each 2-year renewal period.

Subject requirement: A minimum of 40 hours must be in accounting, auditing, taxation, business law, or management advisory services of which a minimum of 16 hours must be in the subject areas of accounting, auditing, or taxation.

Interactive requirement: All CPAs must obtain 16 hours of classroom or live/interactive webinar CPE.

Ethics Requirement: CPAs must complete four hours of Arizona-specific ethics which includes at a minimum one hour each of the following:

  • Ethics related to the practice of accounting including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Professional Code of Conduct.
  • The Arizona State Board of Accountancy statutes and administrative rules.

Self Study Requirement: Arizona permits self-study programs provide they comply with educational standards set by the Board.

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IRS Approved

IRS Approved Continuing Education Provider

Notice to Members of the National Association of Enrolled Agents: NAEA requires its members to obtain 30 hours of CPE each year. NAEA further requires the CPE be in compliance with IRS guidelines. As an IRS approved sponsor of CPE, our programs meet CPE standards set forth by NAEA.

NASBA

Approved National Registry of CPE Sponsor

NASBA Sponsor #109290


Pacific Northwest Tax School is registered with the National Association of the State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:  www.nasbaregistry.org

California

California

Pacific Northwest Tax School's courses fulfill continuing education requirements for California CPAs and IRS EAs.

Notice to California CRTPs: We are not currently offering CTEC-approved courses due to recent changes in CTEC's requirements.
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OR Board of Tax Practitioners

Pacific Northwest Tax School is a licensed vocational school regulated by the Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission. Our CPE programs are approved by the Oregon Board of Tax Practitioners.

TX State Board of Public Accountancy

Texas Sponsor #009794

The Texas State Board of Public Accountancy requires CPAs obtain CPE from a Board-approved sponsor. Pacific Northwest Tax School has registered with the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy as a CPE sponsor. This registration does not constitute an endorsement by the Board as to the quality of our CPE programs.

NY State Board of Public Accountancy

Sponsor License #002479

The New York State Board for Public Accountancy requires CPAs obtain CPE from a Board-approved sponsor. Pacific Northwest Tax School has registered with the New York State Board for Public Accountancy as a CPE sponsor.

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