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Rules & CPA Certification

The MNCPA is not a regulatory body. The Minnesota Board of Accountancy (BOA) and IRS have the final authority for interpreting and implementing statutes. If you have unique questions or situations, please contact the Minnesota BOA or IRS for assistance.

The CPE Log is a member benefit that simplifies CPE tracking, making it easy to report your credits annually to the Minnesota Board of Accountancy (BOA). 

CPE rules
Information on credit requirements and limitations, reporting CPE to the Minnesota BOA, record keeping. 

CPA certificate information
Education and experience required to apply for your certificate.

Certificate status
Corporate CPAs have a choice when it comes to their certification status. Learn the differences between active and inactive status, retired status and how to convert your CPA status.

Firm requirements
Details and links regarding renewal for firms and sole proprietors. 

MNCPA and Minnesota BOA differences
Use this checklist to determine whether to contact the MNCPA or the Minnesota BOA for answers. 

Preparing for the CPA exam
Description of college requirements to apply for the CPA exam and earn your CPA certificate. 

Answers to common questions about certificate renewal, CPE reporting, and CPA certificate status options. 

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