In this article, you will find a step-by-step guide that will help you to get your CPA license in South Carolina.
a. Find and contact the institutions in South Carolina that offer accounting programs, in order to get information.
b. Make sure that your program is approved by the South Carolina State Board of Accountancy. All the programs in South Carolina need to have accreditation from an agency that is approved by the U.S. Department of Education.
In addition, your degrees must be reviewed by a member body of the National NASBA International Evaluation Services. If you graduated from an international school. Request the assessment from the department directly.
c. Enroll in courses that can get you college credit. A bachelor’s degree and the following courses must be included in your 150-semester hours of college credit:
In South Carolina, you can pass the exam once you have 120 education hours, 24 hours of accounting, 24 semester hours of business, and a bachelor’s degree.
a. You can do the registration online via CPA Examination Services (CPAES). After, send the application and required documents by mail.
b. With your Uniform CPA Exam with your application, you also need to provide the following documents:
c. Once the Board gets your application, required documents, and fees, they will be forwarded to the Authorization to Test (ATT) to the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), and then you will get your Notification to Schedule (NTS).
d. You can make an appointment for an exam on Prometric’s website
e. On exam day, be on schedule and prepared to take the test at your exam place
f. You will get your Uniform CPA Exam result note by mail after they will be tabulated
Once you pass the Uniform CPA Exam, the next step is to complete South Carolina’s practical work experience to get your South Carolina CPA license.
So, if you’ve passed the exam and have got the work experience, then it is time to get your license to work as a CPA. Double-check to make sure that you have done everything and are completely ready. Here is the list of South Carolina CPA license requirements.
You can apply for a South Carolina CPA License through the Licensing Application after the Exam. Next, send your application and all the documents by mail.
If you have a license from another state but want to work as a CPA in South Carolina, you need to do some steps:
In order to keep your CPA certificate in South Carolina, you need to meet the state’s continuing professional education (CPE) requirements.
All the CPAs are accountants, but not all accountants are CPAs. Both can do accounting, but only the CPA can file reports with the SEC. Before you can be a CPA you need to be an accountant.