Kentucky CPE Reqirements

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

Summary of Requirements

Sponsor Information: Prior approval of courses and/or providers is not required for the program to qualify for CPE credit. Programs qualify for CPE if the following criteria is met by the course provider:

  • An outline of the program is prepared in advance and preserved.
  • The program is at least one (1) CPE hour in length (50 minutes) excluding meals and breaks.
  • The program is conducted by a qualified instructor. A qualified instructor is one whose background, training or experience makes it appropriate for them to lead discussion in the subject matter.
  • A record of registration or attendance is maintained by the sponsor.
  • A course completion document is provided to the attendees.

Acceptable subject matter includes accounting and auditing, taxation, management services, communication arts, mathematics, statistics, probability and quantitative applications in business, economics, business law, functional fields of business finance, production, marketing, personnel relations, business management and organization, specialized areas of industry; and administrative practice (e.g. engagement letters, personnel, etc.). Areas other than these may be acceptable if the CPA can demonstrate that the course contributes to his/her professional competence. It should be noted that the responsibility for substantiating that a program is acceptable and meets the requirements for CPE rests solely upon the CPA.

Renewal:

July 1, 2010: CPAs with even-numbered licenses renew.

  • Reporting period - CPE taken between January 1, 2008 - December 31, 2009

July 1, 2011:CPAs with odd-numbered licenses renew.

  • Reporting period - CPE taken between January 1, 2009 - December 31, 2010

Reporting Year: 12/31

Self study: Formal individual study courses, Web casts, and online learning courses are allowed.

  • The amount of credit allowed for any individual study course shall be recommended by the course sponsor.
  • A licensee claiming credit for an individual study course shall obtain evidence of satisfactory completion of the course from the course sponsor.
  • Credit shall be assigned to the reporting period in which the provider indicates the course was completed.

Click here for Kentucky Board Website

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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