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Connecticut CPA Requirements

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How to Become a CPA in Connecticut

Curious how to become a CPA in Connecticut? You’re in the right spot. Welcome to your one-stop-shop for CPA Requirements in Connecticut. Navigate through the tabs below for a comprehensive overview of your state’s specific CPA requirements, including: education and residency requirements, licensure details, who to contact, and how much the exam costs.

150

Semester Units

2

Years of Experience

$1,070

in Application Fees

No

Residency or Citizenship
Requirements

One

Mandatory State Ethics Exam

Yes

Participates​ in International
Exam Program

Getting your Connecticut CPA

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CPA Exam Requirements

Education Requirements

Credit Requirements: 120 semester hours (180 quarter hours)

Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate degree

Additional Requirements: 46 semester hours of accounting and related subjects, including, but not limited to, business law, economics, and finance, of which at least 24 semester hours shall be in accounting


Residency Requirements

Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship is not required

Minimum Age: None

Additional Requirements: It is not necessary to be a resident, employee, or keep office(s) in the state

State License Requirements

Social Security Requirement: Yes

Educational Requirement: 150 Semester hours (including Bachelor’s Degree)

Participates in International Exam Program: Yes

Experience Requirements: 2 years (104 weeks) of experience in public practice, government, or industry fulfilled before, during, or after passing the CPA Exam

Ethics Exam: Must pass AICPA Professional Ethics Exam

State Board Contacts

Connecticut State Board of Accountancy
Secretary of the State
30 Trinity Street
Hartford, CT 06106

Email: sboa@po.state.ct.us
Phone: 860-509-6179
Fax: 860-509-6247

CPA Fees

Initial Application Fees $170
AUD $224.99
BEC $224.99
FAR $224.99
REG $224.99
Total $1069.96

   *Re-examination application fee varies

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