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Colorado CPA License

If are you thinking of getting your Colorado accountant license or if you want to confirm that someone you know is a licensed CPA the Colorado State Board of Accountancy lookup makes this easy to check. The Colorado CPA license lookup offers the simplest way to check if someone is licensed. You can just enter the name or license number and get information from the CPA license lookup Colorado in seconds.

Are accountants licensed in Colorado?

If you want to appear in the Colorado CPA license lookup lists, you will need to have a Colorado Accountant License. Certified public accountants are regulated by the Colorado Board of Accountancy. Accountants perform a variety of accounting services. It is not a mandatory to have a license to work as an accountant. The Board does not regulate accountants, public accountants, tax preparers, or enrolled agents. Accountants and public accountants are not regulated by any federal or state agency. Tax preparers and enrolled agents are regulated by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

It is a mandatory to obtain a license if you want to practice as a Certified Public Accountant, and in that case, your name will appear in the Colorado State Board of Accountancy official website as a result of CO CPA license lookup through this link.

Is it hard to get a CPA license in Colorado?

In Colorado you can get your CPA license if you meet some requirements, but you can’t have a good career without Colorado CPA license. You can work as an accountant but to be a Chief Financial Officer or even CEO, you will definitely need to obtain a CPA license.

To apply for a Colorado CPA license, you don’t need to be a U.S. citizen or resident of Colorado, you just need to have a Social Security Number. As a supporting document you will to attach to your application a notarized Social Security Number Affidavit.

You will also need to submit your transcript and have at least a bachelor’s degree. During your education 27 semester hours must be in upper-level courses and include subjects like Ethics in Accounting, Research and analysis in accounting etc. Six hours in auditing courses and 27 hours in upper-level Business Administration courses. You can talk with your academic adviser to choose the right subjects.
After completing your bachelor’s degree, you will need to pass the CPA exam. This test consists of four separate tests and is regulated by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

Then, after passing the CPA exam, you should pass the Ethics exam, again regulated by AICPA. You will need to get prepared for this exam yourself, and you can find all the materials and register for your exams in the AICPA official website.

You will also need to have a working experience or additional education to apply for your Colorado CPA license. After you pass the exams, you will need to either continue your education and obtain Master’s degree or work at least one year. You will need to complete 1800 hours under the supervision of a licensed CPA.

After completing all requirements, you can apply for your Colorado CPA license to the Colorado State Board of Accountancy.

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