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CPE Requirement Changes Due to COVID-19

The continuing professional education (CPE) landscape has changed drastically since March 2020.  It is likely that CPAs who planned out their 2020 CPE schedule in fall of 2019 had to make a significant number of changes to their continuing education plans. ...

Why a CPE Plan is Important for Employees and Firms

Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) are fortunate to have so many Continuing Professional Education (CPE) courses at their disposal for meeting their licensing renewal requirements.  While it is important to meet the hour requirements needed, it is also...

2021 Best Accounting CPE Platform Comparison

The convenience of online Continuing Professional Education (CPE) platforms has never been more important than during 2020 when COVID-19 forced most people to stay at home.  The option to attend live, in-person CPE classes has virtually disappeared, making the...

Covid Specific CPE

COVID-19 has opened up many challenges for Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) working with accounting clients.  One way CPAs can prepare for these challenges is to take continuing professional education (CPE) courses that cover some of the new risks and problems...

How to Engage Attendees in CPE

Most CPAs would agree that attending continuing professional education (CPE) courses in person is a great way to increase their learning, maintain their license and network with other professionals.  However COVID-19 has made it impossible for professionals to...

Continuing Education: Non-Technical Fields of Study

Last month we focused on technical fields of study as defined by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA). These two organizations jointly issue the standards that define the...

Continuing Education: Technical Fields of Study

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) jointly issue the standards that define the framework of the Continuing Professional Education programs used by CPAs to maintain their...

The Addition of Adaptive Learning Self-Study Programs

In December 2019, the AICPA and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) announced several changes to the Statement on Standards for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Programs and the NASBA Fields of Study document.  These changes...

Tracking CPE: Are Compliance Monitors that Important?

Tracking your CPE credits can be frustrating when you’re earning credits from different organizations, websites, and webinars. And when it comes to tracking CPE for your firm or organization, it’s an even bigger nightmare. Employees earning credits and forgetting to...