Before you sit for the Uniform CPA Examination in the state of Idaho, learn about educational and legal eligibility requirements from this comprehensive guide. We will also cover CPA licensing and permit of practice requirements in Idaho.
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Credit Requirements: at least 150 semester units, including 30 hours or 45 quarter hours in business amdinistartion study, of which at least 20 hours should be in accounting subjects. International students must provide a transcript of the course-by-course subject breakdown evaluated by NASBA International Evaluation Services.
Minimum degree: Baccalaureate in Accounting or equivalent accredited by an institution approved by the Board.
Additional Requirements: None.
Educational Requirement: at least 150 semester hours, including 24 hours in accounting study at the undergraduate level and 15 hours at the graduate level, or 24 hours in business subjects other than accounting and 24 hours in undergraduate level accounting.
Experience Requirements: Idaho CPA license applicants must obtain at least 2,000 hours of full-time or part-time professional experience over the course of 12-36 months no more than 10 years prior to the application. The experience must be verified by an active CPA.
Ethics Exam: Yes – Idaho CPA license applicants must pass the AICPA Ethics Exam with a grade of at least 90%.
Social Security Requirements: Yes
Participates in International Exam Program: Yes
Idaho CPAs must undertake 80 hours of CPE during a two-year rolling period, with at least four hours in ethics. The Idaho state ethics course requirement only refers to first-year licensees and those restraining their non-active license.
If you’re looking for more information on applying for the CPA Examination in Idaho, visit the Idaho State Board of Accountancy website. For more information on licensing, visit the Idaho CPA Licensing FAQ page.
Note: Read Idaho Statutes, Title 54, Professions, Vocations, and Businesses, Chapter 2, Accountants for a better understanding of Idaho’s CPA legislation.