New Hampshire CPE Requirements

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

Sponsor Information: New Hampshire does not pre-approve programs.

  • An activity or program shall qualify as acceptable CPE for the renewal period in which the activity occurred or program was attended, except as provided in Ac 403.01(b) or (g), if it is a formal activity or program of learning which contributes to the growth and the professional knowledge and professional competence of an individual licensed under RSA 309-B.
  • The responsibility for demonstrating that a particular program meets the requirements of this section shall rest solely upon the licensee. All documentation of CPE shall be retained for not less than 4 years from the date of the renewal in which the CPE was claimed.

Reporting period: The 3-year reporting period is broken down into the three reporting periods.

  • G-M 07/01/2009-06/30/2012
  • N-Z 07/01/2007-06/30/2010
  • A-F 07/01/2008-06/30/2011

CPE Requirements: If you have been licensed for 3 or more years then you are required to submit 120 hours of continuing professional education. Additionally, you are required to earn a minimum of 20 new hours each year by June 30th of that year. For those who have been certified less than three years, you were notified upon certification as to when your 20 hour minimum requirement began.

Ethics Requirement: The ethics requirement is 4 hours every three years, individuals newly certified were notified of when their first reporting was due.

Self-study programs: To qualify for CPE as a program of self-study by a licensee, the self-study shall be documented by a certificate of completion prepared by the program sponsor that includes:

  • The name of the participant;
  • The name of the program;
  • The specific subject or subjects included in the program;
  • The date of completion;
  • An indication that the participant passed a test, prepared by the program sponsor, that demonstrates mastery of the subject matter of the program of self-study;
  • The number of hours that the program sponsor has determined should be awarded for each subject studied as part of the program
  • Whether hours are computed on a 50-minute or 100-minute basis; and
  • The signature of an authorized representative of the program provider, certifying the accuracy of the information provided on the certificate of completion.

Pacific Northwest Tax School's self-paced online and correspondence self-study programs meet New Hampshire standards.

New Hampshire Board of Accountancy 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.


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:



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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