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Professional Standards and Responsibilities

The new 3-credit professional standards and responsibilities CPE requirement became effective for licensees renewing the Ohio permit in 2004 and later years. Courses covering the new Board requirement are currently offered by several CPE providers, and links to these courses may be found at the left. The course is listed in parentheses if there is no direct link on the sponsor website to the Ohio course.

NOTE: All continuing education sponsors offering self-study courses must be registered with the National Association of State Board of Accountancy.

Following are professional standards and responsibilities course instructors that have submitted documentation to the Board:

  • Mary Feeney Bonawitz
  • Jerry Esselstein
  • Paul Fiorelli
  • Steve Martin
  • Norman Meonske
  • Gary Zeune 

Following are sponsors who have had ethics courses approved by the Board but the courses do not cover the Ohio accountancy law and Board rules: 

  • KPMG
  • Ohio State University Income Tax Schools-Ethics section
Sources of professional standards and guidance include the following organizations:

The Accountancy Board of Ohio is charged with enforcing the professional standards. Please visit the Complaints page for further information.