Illinois CPE Requirements for CPAs

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Fun Facts

Statistically there are about 11,500
CPAs in Illinois


With a requirement of 40 CPE Hours, that means that Illinois CPAs spend around 60,000 hours on CPE to maintain their certification PER YEAR!


Boeing 737s take about 5,500 hours to build, so if CPAs built airplanes instead of doing CPE, Illinois would produce an additional 81 Boeing 737s a year!  That's almost ten month's of production for ALL of Boeing's Plants Nationwide from Illinois ALONE!


Cities in Idaho with the most CPAs


Chicago ~ 4,146 CPAs (5,839 CPE Credits)
..Aurora ~ 1,182 CPAs (3,262 CPE Credits)

Rockford ~ 1,175 CPAs (3,004 CPE Credits)

..Naperville ~ 1,057 CPAs (2,273 CPE Credits)

Joilet ~ 1,054 CPAs (2,170 CPE Credits)
Springfield ~ 1,046 CPAs (1,849 CPE Credits)
Peoria ~ 1,044 CPAs (1,765 CPE Credits)
Elgin ~ 1,o44 CPAs (1,765 CPE Credits)

Waukegan ~ 1,032 CPAs (1,276 CPE Credits)
Cicero ~ 1,031 CPAs (1,257 CPE Credits)

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We are required to take our Ethics courses every year and although these are important to remind us of an essential part of our work that if damaged, could destroy our career and possibly our organization. But these courses tend to become repetitive and mundane. I particularly liked this course for its case studies. One is about a female executive at Enron and her role prior to the Enron demise. The author makes you really think about how ethical is really ethical. If you take the course I think you’ll understand what I mean. Maintaining complete ethical behavior towards your organization, your clients, and the public is very difficult sometimes and I think you have to totally step back to see your situation most clearly in order to do what’s right.
This is a nice course which helped me get my required CPE.
Poorly written, many questions were nonsensical and the material was very old. This product was noted as a 2018 version but the quiz tested us on knowledge from the mid nineties. Very, very poor course and I would not recommend it to anyone.

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