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Texas

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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 hours or equivalent quarter hours of accounting courses (15 hours requires physical attendance on campus; 2 credit hours required in accounting or taxation research and analysis)
Exam sitting requirements: 150 hours (must complete education requirement prior to sitting for exam)
Experience requirements: 1 year work experience defined as diversified non-routine accounting gained through client practice of public accountancy, industry, government, law firm, education or internship (which is a case-by-case approval). Self-employment is not acceptable unless approved by the Board.
Ethics exam: Must pass exam on Texas Rules of Professional Conduct

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

Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants

Kari Owen

972-687-8500

14651 Dallas Pkwy

Suite 700

Dallas, TX

75254


Email:

kowen@tscpa.net

 

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