Resources

For questions about CPA Exam Eligibility Requirements

For Colorado
Send an email to cpaes-co@nasba.org with

  • Your school’s name
  • The course code of the class in question

and allow 24 hours for a response.

The phone number for the Exam Department at NASBA: (800) 272-3926

State and National Agencies and Resources

National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA)

Website: www.nasba.org/
Who they are:
Exam Department number: (800) 272-3926
Licensing Department number: (866) 350-0017

Colorado’s State Board of Accountancy

Website: www.dora.state.co.us/Accountants/
See also:

Their page on the CPA licensing requirements

The Colorado Board of Accountancy Rules (pdf)

Who they are:

Colorado Licensure page at NASBA

Website: http://www.nasba.org/licensure/nasbalicensing/colorado/
Who they are:

Michigan’s Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

Website: www.michigan.gov/lara

See also:

Their page on the CPA licensing requirements

Michigan Licensure page at NASBA

Website: http://www.nasba.org/exams/cpaexam/michigan/


Reciprocy Information for the 50 States

Reciprocity rules between the 50 states
Uniform Accountancy Act – Sixth Edition


Societies and Groups

Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants (CSCPA)

Website: www.cocpa.org
Who they are (from their site): “The Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants (CSCPA) is the statewide, not-for-profit, professional association serving Colorado CPAs and the public for over 100 years. Founded in 1904, the CSCPA comprises over 8,500 members who live and work in Colorado, as well as across the globe.

“Members are CPAs in public practice, industry, education, and government; non-CPAs on the professional staff of a Colorado CPA or CPA firm; Colorado accounting faculty; accounting professionals employed in industry; and students enrolled in a qualified accounting program at a Colorado college or university.” [Read more]

American Institute of CPAs

Website: www.aicpa.org
Who they are:


Helpful Websites

This Way to CPA

Website: www.thiswaytocpa.com
Who they are:

Start Here, Go Places

Website: www.startheregoplaces.com
Who they are:

I Pass the CPA Exam!

Website: ipassthecpaexam.com
Additional Interesting Links: CPA Certificate vs. License – a brief description of the difference between a CPA license and CPA certificate.

The key takaway? In most states there terms are used interchangeably. Some states have a two-tier system, however, and in those states the distinction matters. Colorado is not a two-tier state.


Scholarships

The Main AICPA Scholarship Page

The Start Here, Go Places Scholarship Search Page

The This Way to CPA Scholarship Search Page

The CSCPA Scholarhips Page