Important CPE Policy Updates 

The CGFM CPE policies have been updated to include a new requirement for ethics hours and a limitation on the number of hours related to taxation — these new changes are effective for all CPE cycles that start after 12/31/2020, see below for a summary of the effective changes.

Changes (effective for all CPE cycles that start after 12/31/2020):

  1. New requirement of 4 ethics hours per cycle – see Section 2 
  2. New limit of 20 hours in taxation per cycle – see Section 12 

Clarifications and additional details were added to the existing polices, including:

  • the role of PCB and Office of Professional Certification – see Section 1 and 11
  • hours not included in the first CPE cycle – see Section 2
  • no-carry over policy – see Section 5
  • grace period availability – see Section 6
  • types of individual study programs – see Section 10
  • CGFM program activities approved for CPE credit – see Section 10
  • shorter list of examples of topics and subjects – see Section 12
  • not counting programs that are less than 1 CPE – see Section 14
  • CPE credit for individual study programs – see Section 14

For a more detailed explanation of the policy changes, please visit AGA's National page by clicking here.


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