License Renewal Date
6/30 of odd years

CPE Reporting Period
7/1 to 6/30 biennially ending on odd-numbered years

General Requirements
80 hours

Ethics Requirement
Four (4) hours in a Delaware specific ethics course approved by the Board.

Other Subject Area Requirements

  • 8 hours in accounting and auditing; and
  • 8 hours in tax; and
  • an additional (20) credit hours in either accounting, auditing or taxation.

Credit Limitations

  • The maximum credit for instructors shall not exceed 50% of the total requirement. One hour credit will be given for each hour as an instructor plus 2 hours credit given for each classroom hour for research and presentation. No repetitions allowed.
  • Academic credit limited to the following:  Each semester hour equals 5 CPE hours; and each hour non-credit classroom presentation equals 1 CPE hour.
  • The maximum credit for self-study is 30% of the total hours required (24 hours). The amount of credit will be determined by the Board. The Board will not approve any program of learning that does not offer sufficient evidence that the work has actually been accomplished.
  • Credit for Authored Published materials is limited to 20 hours.
  • Peer review is not accepted for CPE credit.
  • Credits in Behavioral Ethics and Personal Development are not accepted.
  • Whole hours only are accepted.
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