License Renewal Date
5/31 of even years.
CPE Reporting Period
Biennial from 1/1 of even years to 12/31 of odd years.
80 hours with a minimum of 20 hours per year.
Other Subject Area Requirements
Effective January 1, 2010, Colorado has repealed its designation of Code A and Code B subjects. The following subjects are acceptable for CPE courses as defined by NASBA’s CPE Fields of Study: Accounting, Accounting (Governmental), Auditing, Auditing (Governmental), Administrative Practice, Social Environment of Business, Regulatory Ethics, Business Law, Business Management and Organization, Finance, Management Advisory Services, Marketing, Behavioral Ethics, Communications, Personnel/HR, Personal Development, Computer Science, Economics, Mathematics, Production, Specialized Knowledge and Application, and Taxes.
4 hours of CPE must be in Ethics, of which up to two hours may be in Colorado Rules & Regulations.
* Personal Development is limited to a maximum of 16 hours.
Other State Policies
Colorado accepts courses from providers that are members of NASBA’s National Registry of CPE Sponsors. Colorado accepts Quality Assurance Service (QAS) hours.