State Requirements

Vermont

State & Territory Requirements

Last Updated 10/17/2014

Requirements

Age Requirement None
Citizenship Requirement No
Residency Requirement No
Social Security # Requirement Yes
Education Requirement for Licensure Prior to 7/1/2014: B.A. Degree. On or After 7/1/2014: 150 hours (including B.A. Degree).
Participates in International Examination Program Yes
Hours in Accounting: Prior to 7/1/2014: B.A. Degree plus 30 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours of accounting, auditing and related subjects. On and After 7/1/2014: 150 hours (including B.A. Degree) plus 42 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours of accounting, auditing and related subjects.
Exam sitting requirements: B.A. or completion of B.A. within 60 days
Experience Requirements: Effective prior to 7/1/2014: 2 years experience: B.A. degree. The experience shall include public accounting experience and must include 500 hours of attest, of which no less than 200 hours must be related to the audit function. Effective on 7/1/2014: 1 year experience: 150 hours (B.A. degree). The experience shall include public accounting experience and must include 500 hours of attest, of which no less than 200 hours must be related to the audit function
Ethics Exam: Must complete a course of study in professional ethics for accountants acceptable to the Board
State Society

Vermont Society of Certified Public Accountants


Deborah Riley

802-229-4939

100 State Street

Ste. 500

Montpelier, VT

05602


Email: deb@vtcpa.org

State Board

Vermont Board of Public Accountancy


802-828-2373

Vermont Secretary of State, Office of Professional Regulation

89 Main Street, 3rd Floor

Montpelier, VT

05620-3402


Information for first-time applicants - CPA Examination Services

Notes


Education requirement will change effective July 1, 2014 to 150 hours (including B.A.)

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