South Dakota Board of Accountancy
301 East 14th Street, Ste 200
Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57104-5022
Phone: (605) 367-5770
Fax: (605) 367-5773
South Dakota requires NASBA QAS for self-study courses. Professional Education Services, LP (PES) is registered with NASBA QAS (#103592) on the National Registry of CPE sponsors and has issued credits in the state of South Dakota 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. South Dakota recognizes the same credit measurement.
Acceptable subjects include: Accounting, assurance/auditing, consulting services, specialized knowledge and applications, management, taxation, and ethics. Other subjects, including personal development, may be acceptable if they maintain or improve the CPA's and PA's competence.
NASBA FIELD OF STUDY SYNOPSIS: The NASBA Fields of Study can be equated to an acceptable area of study as listed in the Board Rules. All fields of the study noted on PES completion certificates should be able to be reported on the SD renewal form.
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 4.5.2023