Online Continuing Professional Education - CA CPE
Lawline Offers CPE in California
Lawline.com offers a variety of CPE Courses in California. Choose below from our course catalog or go straight to the Unlimited page to complete credits at a reduced cost. If you have any questions along the way, feel free to contact us using the number above or the live online assistance option on the right side of this page.
California CPE Requirements
80 Credits Every 2 Years
Government: If the individual engages in planning, directing, conducting substantial portions of field work, or reporting on financial or compliance audits of a government agency, 24 hours of government CPE are required.
Accounting & Auditing: If the individual engages in planning, directing, approving, performing substantial portions of the work, or reporting on an audit, review, compilation or attestation services on a non-governmental entity, 24 hours of A & A are required.
Fraud: For licensees who are subject to the A&A or Government CE requirement, an additional 8 hours of fraud CE, related to the detection and/or reporting of fraud in financial statements, is required. The fraud CE is part of the 80 hours of CE required for license renewal, but not part of the 24-hour A&A or government CE requirement.
- Technical: A minimum of 50% (at least 40 hours) must be in technical subject areas such as accounting, auditing, taxation, consulting, financial planning, Board-approved professional conduct and ethics course, computer and information technology (except for word processing) and specialized industry or government practices related to public accounting skills.
Professionals must complete their requirements by last day of their birth month every 3 years
Reporting Date Rule:
A minimum of 20 Credits must be completed every year. 16 Credits must be in Accounting & Auditing over the 2 years.
Credits Professionals Can Earn on Lawline.com:
Professionals may earn all their credits on FurtherEd