State & Territory Requirements

 

Nebraska

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last updated 10/17/2014

Requirements


Age Requirement: None
Citizenship Requirement: No
Residency Requirement: Yes
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

Notes


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.

The Es of becoming a CPA


When it comes to licensure requirements, don't forget your Es: education, experience, examination and—depending on your state—ethics. Here's the lowdown on licensure to become a CPA.

The Es of becoming a CPA

state society

Nebraska Society of Certified Public Accountants

Trudy Meyer

402-476-8482

635 South 14th Street

Suite 330

Lincoln, NE

68508


Email:

tmeyer@nescpa.org

 

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