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Maine

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last updated 10/17/2014

Requirements


Age Requirement: None
Citizenship Requirement: No
Residency Requirement: No
Social Security Number Requirement: Yes
Education Requirement for Licensure 150 hours (including B.A.)
Participates in International Examination Program Yes
Hours in accounting: 15 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in accounting, auditing & ethics (3 hours must be in accounting and 3 hours must be in auditing)
Exam sitting requirements: B.A, or completion of B.A. within 120 days
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: No ethics exam

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The Es of becoming a CPA

state society

The Maine Society of Certified Public Accountants

Karen Vincent

207-883-6090

153 US Route 1, Ste 8

Scarborough, ME

04074-9053


Email:

kvincent@mecpa.org

 

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state board

Maine Board of Accountancy

207-624-8605

76 Northern Avenue

Dept. of Prof. & Fin. Regulation, Office of Lic. & Reg

Gardiner, ME

04345

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