District of Columbia CPE Requirements

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Pacific Northwest Tax School programs meet District of Columbia Boardof Accountancy CPE requirements. Final authority for CPE rests with the District of Columbia Board of Accountancy. It is the responsibility of each CPA to verify whether CPE programs and sponsors meet District of Columbia Board requirements. The Board requires CPE sponsors be NASBA-approved or otherwise meet standards specified by the Board. Pacific Northwest Tax School is a licensed vocational school and a NASBA-approved sponsor of CPE. A summary of District of Columbia Board of Accountancy CPE requirements and website link for the Board is provided below.

Sponsor Inforomation: District of Columbia does not pre approve/approve courses.

Renewal Period: 10/31 biennially

Reporting Period: 12/31

CPE Requirements: 80 hours with 40 minimum a year. Under section 253.1.1, the Board shall only approve a program as acceptable for continuing professional education (CPE) credit if NASBA lists the program in NASBA’s National Registry of CPE Sponsors (Registry) or The Quality Assurance Service (QAS). If NASBA removes a CPE program from the Registry or the QAS for any reason, the program shall no longer qualify as acceptable to offer CPE courses or credit to licensees. Program sponsors removed from the Registry or the QAS by NASBA must inform the Board of the removal in writing and within fifteen (15) calendar days of the action.

Acceptable continuing education programs exempt from the requirements of 253 1.1, but not exempt from the standards established in the Statement 011 Standards of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Progrums developed jointly by NASBA and the AICPA, and subject to audit by the Board, may include classes, correspondence courses, institutes, conferences, lectures, professional meetings, seminars, or other comparable educational activities offered by the following organizations:

  • AICPA;
  • NASBA;
  • State Accounting Boards;
  • Firms such as Accounting Firms, Law Firms, Brokerage Firms, Insurance Firms,and others offering professional programs to CPAs;
  • Colleges; and Universities
  • Greater Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants and any other State Society of CPA's.

Ethics Requirement: Yes

Self study: CPE may be claimed on the basis of the number if credits recommended by the Program Sponsor. Evidence of satisfactory completion of course must be obtained from Program Sponsor. Only courses completed within the reporting period may be claimed for credit.

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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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