CPE Requirements Ohio

CPE Requirements Ohio
License Renewal Date12/31 triennially
CPE Reporting Period1/1 to 12/31 triennially
General Requirement120 hours
Minimum Hours Per Year20 hours
Ethics Requirement3 hours. Must be specifically approved by the Executive Director of the Accountancy Board of Ohio to meet the Ethics CPE requirement for Ohio.
Other Subject Area Requirements
  • 24 hours in Accounting or Auditing if work on financial reporting engagements or perform financial reporting work outside public accounting while using the CPA designation.
  • 24 hours in Tax if work on tax engagements, provide tax advice to clients, or perform tax work outside public accounting while using the CPA designation.

The above are general requirements. There may be additional requirements for individuals whose license has lapsed and/or initial first-time applicants, etc.

Because CPE standards are created and maintained jointly by the AICPA, NASBA (the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy), and individual state boards, we recommend checking with your state board to be absolutely sure you are fulfilling all requirements.
The link at the bottom of this page will take you to NASBA where you can select your state to get additional information specific to your individual case.

A direct link to your state board can also be found below.

Additional Requirements

The requirements on this page are general in nature. For a more detailed view and to get the most up to date information, visit:

Accountancy Board of Ohio
77 South High Street, 18th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215-6108
Phone: 614-466-4135
Fax: 614-466-2628
Email: [email protected]
Board Website
Board Statutes

National Registry of CPE Sponsors