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South Dakota

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last updated 6/30/2016

Requirements


Age Requirement: None
Citizenship Requirement: No
Residency Requirement: No
Social Security Number Requirement: Yes — A SSN is not required to sit for the exam, but is for licensure.
Education Requirement for Licensure 150 hours (including B.A.)
Participates in International Examination Program No
Hours in accounting: 24 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in undergraduate or graduate accounting (including elementary principles of accounting and 1 course each in intermediate or advanced accounting, auditing, taxation and cost accounting)
Exam sitting requirements: Must be within 100 days of completing education requirement
Experience requirements: 1 year experience gained through employment in government, industry, academia or public practice. A CPA responsible for performance of attest services shall have 375 hours of any combination of auditing, compilation or review.
Ethics exam: Must pass AICPA Professional Ethics Exam for initial licensure

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state society

South Dakota CPA Society

Laura Coome

605-334-3848

5024 S Bur Oak Pl. #108

Sioux Falls, SD

57108


Email:

laura@sdcpa.org

 

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state board

South Dakota Board of Accountancy

605-367-5770

301 East 14th Street

Suite 200

Sioux Falls, SD

57104

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