Licensees must register annually by September 30. License renewal requires 40 hours of acceptable CPE to be completed by September 30 of each year.
8 hours must be in accounting and auditing. No more than 8 hours may be in behavioral courses. No more than 20 hours may be acquired through self-study.
Yes. Alabama does not pre-approve continuing education programs or sponsors and they do not have sponsorship agreements. They will accept courses from members of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) Registry and QAS sponsor approval programs. As members of both programs, our courses are accepted for credit in Alabama.
As a member of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) Registry and QAS sponsor approval programs, we are required to conform to the measurement standards contained in the Statement on Standards of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Programs developed jointly by NASBA and the AICPA. Under these Standards our credits are based upon 1 CPE credit for every 50-minutes of study time, as determined by the average test results of CPAs pre-testing the material prior to publication.
Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy
PO Box 300375
Montgomery, AL 36130-0375