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last updated 10/17/2014
|Social Security Number Requirement:||Yes|
|Education Requirement for Licensure||150 hours (including B.A.)|
|Participates in International Examination Program||Yes|
|Hours in accounting:||30 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in accounting beyond principles of accounting|
|Exam sitting requirements:||150 hours (must complete education requirement prior to sitting for exam)|
|Experience requirements:||2 years of public accounting experience or 3 years of auditing experience in the Dept. of Revenue or in the Office of the Auditor of Public Accounts or 3 1/2 years gained through employment by the federal government as a special agent or IRS agent.|
|Ethics exam:||Must pass AICPA Professional Ethics Exam for initial licensure|
Two-tier state. When a CPA passes the exam, a certificate will be issued. However, a license/permit to practice will be issued when the experience requirement is completed.
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