Maine CPA Requirements

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How to Become a CPA in Maine

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Getting your Maine CPA

CPA Exam Requirements

Education Requirements

Credit Requirements: 120 semester units (225 quarter units)

Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate degree

Additional Requirements: 15 semester hours of accounting with at least 3 hours in auditing and attestation and one or more of the following: financial accounting and reporting for business, financial accounting for government and not-for-profit, auditing and attestation services, manager/cost accounting, taxation, fraud examination, internal controls and risk assessment, financial state analysis, accounting research and analysis, tax research and analysis, accounting information systems, ethics relevant to the practice of public 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