Maine CPE Requirements for CPAs

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Our courses are accepted by the Maine State Board of Accountancy for CPE credit.  The State of Maine does not pre-approve either CPE sponsors or individual courses. Our courses are written and administered following guidelines published by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Maine State Board of Accountancy.  


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Fun Facts

Statistically there are about 1,306
CPAs in Maine


With a requirement of 40 CPE Hours, that means that MaineCPAs spend around 52,229 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, Maine would produce an additional 9 Boeing 737s a year!  That's over a month's production for ALL of Boeing's Plants Nationwide from Maine ALONE!


Cities in Maine with the most CPAs


..Portland ~ 66 CPAs (2,648 CPE Credits)
Lewiston ~ 37 CPAs (1,464 CPE Credits)

Bangor ~ 33 CPAs (1,322 CPE Credits)

..West Scarborough ~ 28 CPAs (1,108 CPE Credits)

South Portland ~ 25 CPAs (1,000 CPE Credits)
S. Portland Gardens ~ 24 CPAs (956 CPE Credits)
Auburn ~ 23 CPAs (922 CPE Credits)

Biddeford ~ 21 CPAs (851 CPE Credits)
Augusta ~ 19 CPAs (765 CPE Credits)
Saco ~ 18 CPAs (739 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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