Vermont

License Renewal Date
7/31 on odd-numbered years

CPE Reporting Period
8/1 to 7/31 biennially ending on odd-numbered years

General Requirement
80 hours. The Board strongly recommends that licensees earn a minimum of 40 hours each year in order to meet the 80 hour requirement.

Ethics Requirement
4 hours, course must be based on the AICPA Code of Conduct and Vermont Accountancy Statutes and Rules.

Other Subject Area Requirements
8 hours in accounting and auditing

Credit Limitations

  • Maximum credit is 64 hours or 80% in the combination of self study, instructor/discussion leader and published articles/books.
  • Authorship credits are limited to 25% of total hours.
  • Instructor credits are limited to 50% of total hours and no repeat credits allowed without substantial changes to materials.
  • Credit only given for whole hours defined as at least 50 minutes.
  • Initial licensees, not by endorsement, that are licensed for less than two full years can use no more than 32 hours of continuing professional education in a combination of self study, instructor/discussion leader and published articles/books.
  • University or college courses: One semester hour equals 15 CPE hours; One quarter hour equals 10 CPE hours.
  • Portions devoted to firm administrative, financial and operating matters generally will not qualify.

Other State Policies

  • Formal courses of learning which contribute to the growth of professional knowledge and competence of an individual in the practice of public accountancy are creditable.
Was this page helpful?
 Yes     No

How can we improve this page? (optional)

Enter the code in the box below:



Submit Comment