Iowa Accountancy Examining Board
200 E Grand, Suite 350
Des Moines, IA 50309
Phone: (515) 725-9022
Fax: (515) 725-9032
Iowa does not pre-approve continuing education programs or sponsors and they DO NOT have sponsorship agreements. They will accept courses from NASBA sponsors. Professional Education Services, LP (PES) is registered with NASBA (#103592) on the National Registry of CPE sponsors and has issued credits in the state of Iowa without any problems.
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. Iowa recognizes the same credit measurement.
Accounting, Assurance / Auditing, Consulting Services, Specialized Knowledge and Application, Management, Taxation and Ethics. Other subjects, including nontechnical professional skills, may be approved by the Board if they maintain or improve CPAs competence.
NASBA FIELD OF STUDY SYNOPSIS: All NASBA fields of study fall within an acceptable area of study as listed by the Iowa Board of Accountancy. They do designate between technical and non-technical on their renewal form - all areas of study would be technical on the form EXCEPT Personal Development and Communications & Marketing which would be considered non-technical.
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 3.23.2023