CPE Requirements for AICPA members
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Statement on Standards for CPE Programs (Standards 2012)
The Standards are published jointly by the AICPA and NASBA to provide a framework for the development, presentation, measurement and reporting of CPE programs.
Statement on Standards for CPE Programs (Standards 2016)
The Standards are published jointly by the AICPA and NASBA to provide a framework for the development, presentation, measurement and reporting of CPE programs. The latest version of the standards enable CPAs to earn credit for instruction received in nano-learning and blended learning formats. NASBA's Fields of Study document has also been revised.
The standards take effect Sept. 1, 2016. CPE sponsors will have until Dec. 31, 2016, to comply with the standards for programs that are currently under development. For all other programs, the standards are required to be implemented at the next CPE program review or revision date.
The effective date of the NASBA Fields of Study document is Sept. 1, 2016, but sponsors have until Dec. 31, 2017, to fully implement the revisions it contains.