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Tennessee

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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: 30 semester or equivalent quarter hours of accounting education including the elementary level. Not more than 3 semester hours may be internship programs which may be applied to the 30 hours in accounting. Candidates must have at least 24 semester hours of accounting courses at the upper division level, junior level courses or higher.
Exam sitting requirements: Must be within 200 days of completing education requirement
Experience requirements: 1 year experience gained through employment in industry, government, academia or public practice. 2 years experience for CPAs providing attest services.
Ethics exam: Must pass AICPA Professional Ethics Exam for initial licensure

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state society

Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants

Laura Hunt

615-377-3825

201 Powell Place

Brentwood, TN

37027


Email:

lhunt@tscpa.com

 

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state board

Tennessee State Board of Accountancy

615-741-2550

500 James Robertson Parkway

Davy Crockett Tower

Nashville, TN

37243-1141

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