Texas CPE Requirements

TSBPA Update to CPE Requirements in Response to COVID-19

The TSBPA has responded to COVID-19 by granting extensions to the continuing education (CPE) requirements. The extensions will be automatically granted through August 2020 for May, June, and July individual license renewals.

If your 2021 license renewal is due in:

March – your CPE is due by the end of June 2020

April – your CPE is due by the end of July 2020

May, June, or July – your CPE is due by the end of August 2020

August – your CPE is due by the end of August 2020

License renewal payments will proceed without interruption.

Texas CPE Requirements for CPAs

Texas CPAs are required to complete 120 hours of CPE in each 3-year reporting period with a minimum of 20 hours each year. Non-technical courses are limited to a 50% maximum in a three year reporting period. Courses in accounting, auditing, tax, management services, attest, economics, finance, information technology, regulatory ethics, and other technical areas of benefit to licensees satisfy the technical area standard.

License Renewal Date

The license renewal date for Texas CPAs is the last day of birth month annually.

Texas Ethics CPE Requirement

A 4-hour board approved ethics course is required every two years. JN CPE offers an approved Texas Ethics course.

Are JN CPE Courses accepted by the Texas State Board?

Yes. We have entered into an agreement with the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy to meet the requirements of all continuing education rules governing formal self-study programs. Sponsor ID No. 6590

Texas State Board of Accountancy Contact Information

Texas State Board of Public Accountancy

333 Guadalupe
Tower III, Suite 900
Austin, TX 78701-3900
Phone: 512-305-7800
Fax: 512-305-7854
Email: executive@tsbpa.texas.gov
Website: https://www.tsbpa.texas.gov/

State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of CPE courses. Please contact your state board if you have any questions regarding the Texas CPE requirements.