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New Hampshire CPE Requirements


New Hampshire CPE Requirements


BOARD INFORMATION FOR REFERRALS:

New Hampshire Board of Accountancy
7 Eagle Square
Concord, New Hampshire 03301
Phone: (603) 271-2219
Fax: (603) 271-7928
Website: www.oplc.nh.gov/board-accountancy

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

New Hampshire 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 New Hampshire without any problems.

LICENSE RENEWAL INFORMATION:

LICENSE EXPIRATION INFORMATION:

  • The registrant must register triennially based upon first letter of their last name:
    · A-F 7/01/2020 - 6/30/2023 (next renewal will be: 07.01.2023 to 06.30.2026)
    · G-M 7/01/2021 - 6/30/2024 (next renewal will be: 07.01.2024 to 06.30.2027)
    · N-Z 7/01/2019 - 6/30/2022 (next renewal will be: 07.01.2022 to 06.30.2025)
  • PLEASE NOTE: beginning February 2023, licenses will be issued with a 2 year expiration date. Per the Board, for the upcoming triennial renewal season (06.30.2023), the same rules pertaining to continuing education (outlined above) apply. The details surrounding the changes made to future continuing education requirements for the new two-year renewal periods will be determined by the Board of Accountancy and updated accordingly. Licensees are encouraged to visit the Board's website (link above) frequently to stay apprised of upcoming changes.

CPE COMPLETION DUE BY:

  • CPE must be completed by 6/30 of the renewal year and reported within 60 days.

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. New Hampshire recognizes the same credit measurement.

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

Areas include: Public accounting; Governmental accounting; Public auditing; Governmental auditing; Administrative practices; Social environment of business; Regulatory ethics; Business law; Business management and organization; Finance; Management advisory services; Marketing; Behavioral ethics; Communications; Personal development; Personnel and human resources; Computer science; Economics; Mathematics; Production; Specialized knowledge and its application; Statistics; and Taxes.

NASBA FIELD OF STUDY SYNOPSIS: The fields of study specifically listed by the Board can all be equated to a NASBA field of study. Therefore all fields of study noted on our certificates of completion should be able to be reported to NH.

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 4.7.2023