Florida CPA Requirements

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How to Become a CPA in Florida

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Getting your Florida CPA

CPA Exam Requirements

Education Requirements

Credit Requirements: 120 semester hours (180 quarter hours)

Minimum Degree: None

Additional Requirements:
24 semester including coverage in auditing and cost accounting, and three (3) semester financial accounting and three (3) semester hours of taxation both of which must be based on USA accounting standards
24 semester hours of upper level business courses, including 3 semester hours in business law

Residency Requirements

Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship is not a Florida CPA exam requirement.

Minimum Age: There are no Florida CPA requirements dictating a minimum age limit.

Additional Requirements:There are no Florida CPA exam requirements to be a resident, employee, or keep office(s) in the state.