State & Territory Requirements

 

New Hampshire

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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 Until January 1, 2005: B.A. Degree with accounting concentration. After January 1, 2005 and until June 30, 2014: 120 hours (including B.A. Degree or higher degree) with accounting concentration or equivalent. On or after July 1, 2014: 150 hours (including B.A. Degree or higher degree) with accounting concentration.
Participates in International Examination Program Yes
Hours in accounting: Prior to January 1, 2005: 12 semester hours in accounting. After January 1, 2005 and until June 30, 2014: 12 semester hours in accounting. On or after July 1, 2014: 30 semester hours of accounting courses. The accounting credits shall include coverage in financial accounting auditing, taxation, and management accounting.
Exam sitting requirements: B.A. (120 hours)
Experience requirements: Until June 30, 2014: B.A. Degree-2 years experience. Master's Degree in accounting, taxation, finance, or business administration-1 year experience. On or after July 1, 2014: 1 year experience. Can be gained through public accounting and governmental agencies.
Ethics exam: No ethics exam

Notes


Education requirement will change effective July 1, 2014 to 150 hours (including B.A.) (candidates will still be able to sit for exam after completion of B.A)

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state society

New Hampshire Society of CPAs

Roberta Daly

603-622-1999

1750 Elm Street

Ste. 403

Manchester, NH

03104


Email:

rdaly@nhscpa.org

 

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