Employee Benefit Plan-Specific Continuing Education

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General information

The AICPA established the Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center, a firm-based voluntary membership center for firms that audit employee benefit plans.

Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center members that are responsible for signing audit opinions and/or managing ERISA employee benefit plan audits are required to take at least eight hours of employee benefit plan-specific CPE for every three-year CPE cycle.

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