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Maine CPA Requirements

Maine CPA Requirements

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Maine CPA Requirements

Education Requirements

Credit Requirements: 150 semester units (225 quarter units)

Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate degree

Additional Requirements: 15 semester units of accounting auditing and ethics (which must include at least three hours of auditing and three hours of accounting). Educational requirements must be met within 120 days following the actual exam date

Residency Requirements

Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship is not required

Minimum Age: None

Additional Requirements: It is not necessary to be a resident, employee, or keep office(s) in the state

Social Security Requirement: Yes

Educational Requirement: 150 Semester hours

Participates in International Exam Program: Yes

Experience Requirements: 2 years of public accounting experience which must include the use of accounting or auditing skills including the issuance of reports on financial statement and at least one of the following: the provision of management advisory services, financial advisory services or consulting services, the preparation of tax returns, the furnishing of advice on tax matters

Ethics Exam: None

Maine Board of Accountancy
Department of Prof. & Fin. Regulation
Office of Lic. & Reg., 35 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0035

Email: cpaes-me@nasba.org
Phone: 207-624-8603
Fax: 207-624-8637

Initial Application Fees $150
AUD $193.45
BEC $173.60
FAR $193.45
REG $173.60
Total $884.10

     *$75 re-examination application fee