Before you obtain your CPA license, you should meet specific academic, experience, and legal requirements. The tricky part is that those eligibility criteria differ by state. This quick guide will help you understand what’s needed to become a CPA in Wyoming.
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Credit Requirements: Bachhaulareate or higher degree with at least 24 credits in accounting courses and 24 hours in business courses. No more than six internship hours can be counted towards the 24-hour accounting or business course requirement.
Minimum degree: Bachhalaureate or higher.
Additional Requirements: None.
Educational Requirement: Candidates must have a Bachhaulareate or higher degree with 150 credits, including a minimum of 24 hours in upper-division or graduate-level accounting courses and 24 hours in business courses.
Experience Requirements: Candidates must earn at least one year (2,000 hours) of full-time accounting experience or the equivalent in part-time experience verified by a practicing CPA.
Ethics Exam: Yes – applicants are required to pass the AICPA Ethics Exam with a score of 90% or higher.
Social Security Requirements: Yes
Participates in International Exam Program: Yes
Minimum Age: 18 years.
Citizenship: Wyoming Board of CPAs doesn’t require applicants to be permanent residents of the state or have U.S. citizenship.
More Requirements: None.
Application fee: $110
Re-examination fees: re-examination applicants must pay a re-application fee of $50 and a Board fee of $226.15 for each exam section retaken.
All fees are non-refundable.
Wyoming CPA licenses expire each year on December 31. Licensees receive renewal notifications on October 1 and must renew their permits to practice by the end of the calendar year.
Wyoming CPAs must complete at least 120 CPE hours over a three-year rolling period, with at least 66% of the credits earned from technical fields of study, and the remaining credits from any learning activities that contribute to the licensee’s professional competence.