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Colorado CPE Requirements


Colorado CPE Requirements


BOARD INFORMATION FOR REFERRALS:

Colorado State Board of Accountancy
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: (303) 894-7800
Fax: (303) 894-2310
Website: https://dpo.colorado.gov/Accountancy

DO PES COURSES QUALIFY FOR CPE IN THE STATE OF COLORADO? YES!

Colorado does not pre-approve continuing education programs or sponsors and they DO NOT have sponsorship agreements. Colorado accepts courses from NASBA sponsors and all courses need to follow the AICPA/NASBA CPE standards. PES is a registered sponsor with NASBA (#103592) and has issued credits in the state of Colorado without any problems.

LICENSE RENEWAL INFORMATION:

LICENSE EXPIRATION INFORMATION:

  • 11/30/odd years

CPE COMPLETION DUE BY:

  • The reporting period will be 1/1/even year to 12/31/odd year (expiration year).
    For example 11/30/2021 renewal = CPE reporting of 1/1/2020 to 12/31/2021.

SELF STUDY CREDIT HOURS:

Credits granted for PES courses are based on the AICPA and NASBA (National Association of State Boards of Accountancy) statement of standards which grant 1 CPE credit for every 50-minutes of study time. Colorado recognizes the same credit measurement.

MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE SELF STUDY CREDITS: 100%
ACCEPTABLE AREAS OF STUDY:

The Board lists the same fields of study as defined by NASBA.

NASBA FIELD OF STUDY SYNOPSIS: All the NASBA fields of study noted on PES certificates of completion should be able to be reported.

If you have any questions regarding your CPE requirements, please call PES at 1-800-990-2731 or your State board. PLEASE NOTE: Since state board regulations are constantly changing, the information contained here is deemed reliable however it is not guaranteed. We encourage you to contact your state board to answer any questions and confirm or clarify any requirements listed here. Information updated 07.12.2021.