Kansas CPA examination and licensing eligibility requirements differ from those of other states, so it’s crucial to get acquainted with local policies before applying. This page contains all the information you need to become a CPA in Kansas.
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Credit Requirements: Kansas CPA Exam applicants must complete at least 150 credit hours or the equivalent in quarter hours, including 42 hours in business courses, 11 hours in communications, and 30 hours in accounting theory and practice covering the following topics:
Minimum degree: Baccalaureate with a concentration in Accounting.
Additional Requirements: None.
Educational Requirement: To become a CPA in Kansas, must one possess a Bachhalaureate in Accounting with 150 credit hours, including 30 hours in accounting theory, 42 hours in business-related subjects, and 11 hours in communication required to sit for the exam.
Experience Requirements: Kansas CPAs must obtain at least one year of full-time accounting practice experience or equivalent, providing services involving management advisory, tax, consulting, compilation, attest, or financial advisory skills.
Ethics Exam: Yes – an AICPA Ethics Exam with a score of at least 90% if required.
Social Security Requirements: Yes
Participates in International Exam Program: Yes
Minimum Age: 18 years.
Citizenship: Kansas CPA applicants must meet one of the following residency requirements:
More Requirements: None.
Landon State Office Building, 900 SW
Jackson Street, Suite 556, Topeka, Kansas 66612
Phone: 785-296-2162, Fax: 785-291-3501, Email: [email protected]
Re-examination fees: to re-take the exam, one must pay a registration fee of $85 and Board fees for the necessary exam sections.
All fees are non-refundable. However, refund requests made under extreme circumstances might be subject to exceptions.
Kansas CPA licenses must be renewed on a biennial basis. The Kansas Board of Accountancy accepts online renewal applications from June 1 to July 31. After that date, applicants must submit a paper application to the KSBOA office.
To learn more, visit the Kansas Society of CPAs or the Kansas Board of Accountancy website.
Kansas CPA Exam requirements, news, and FAQ can be accessed through the Kansas Board of Accountancy website.
Note: Read about Kansas CPA and general accountancy laws and regulations here.