Tennessee State Board of Accountancy

The Tennessee State Board of Accountancy protects the public interest by ensuring that persons professing special competence in accountancy  or those offering assurance regarding financial statement presentation have demonstrated their qualifications to do so. The Board's vision is to protect the public, enhance communications with licensees
and proactively respond to the demands of today's changing world. 

License Renewal

Renewal applications for CPA/PA licenses and firm permits with an expiration date of 12/31/2023 may submit a renewal application beginning 11/2/2023. A late fee is assessed for licenses not renewed within thirty (30) days of the expiration date.  Licenses not renewed within six (6) months of the expiration date will be subject to reinstatement requirements.

Key Renewal Dates:

    11/2/2023          First date to submit renewal applications

    12/31/2023        License/permit expiration

    1/31/2024          Late fee assessed

    6/30/2024          Last date to submit renewal applications

Review the renewal requirements for your license.

All users must create a new account on the upgraded CORE licensing system.

Learn more about the upgraded CORE, including tutorials for registering a new account.

State-Specific Ethics

Continuing Professional Education renewal requirements include two hours of state-specific ethics approved by the Board. Only approved sponsors may offer this course. 

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Need help with an online application?

View these guides to register a new account and apply for a new license.

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