License Renewal June 30th Every two years

Reporting Period: July 1st – June 30th every two years

CPE Documentation: License renewals and more can take place at The Massachusetts Board of Accountancy.

Credit Limitations:

  • Instruction: Instructor Credits limited to 50% of total hours.
  • Published Materials: Authorship credits limited to 25% of total hours.

Credit Calculations: Measured on a 50 minute hour. Fractional hours are rounded down to nearest whole credit.

  • Instruction: Credit is equivalent to presentation plus preparation. Preparation is limited to two times presentation. Repeat instruction within renewal period is only accepted if substantial change is proven.
  • Published Materials: Amount of credit will be determined by the Continuing Education Committee.
  • Self-Study: Programs providing evidence of satisfactory completion may comply. The amount of credit will be determined by the Continuing Education Committee.
  • University/College:
    • One semester hour equates to 15 CPE hours
    • Non Credit Courses – Each Classroom Hour equates to one qualifying hour.

Hour Requirements: 80 hours

  • Ethics Requirement: 4 hours
  • For New Licensees, requirements depend on the time the license was received. If licensed:
    • July – September: 80 credits required
    • October – December: 70 credits required
    • January – March: 60 credits required
    • April – June: 50 credits required