Reminder: the CPD Reporting Deadline is March 1

Reminder: the CPD Reporting Deadline is March 1

The CPD reporting period is based on the calendar year (January 1 – December 31) and all members are required to make a declaration no later than March 1.

Keeping up-to-date on your skills is a must in order to remain a valued contributor to the success of your organization or your clients. By fulfilling the profession’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements, you are demonstrating your commitment to your professional skills and ensuring the reputation of the profession remains high.

CPA Alberta tracks CPD compliance in order to help make sure those who employ the services of CPAs are receiving high-quality, accurate information, and to maintain the profession’s high standards.

CPA Alberta’s Professional Development offerings are one source of cost-effective, relevant PD, and offer a variety of PD offerings across a number of topics, including both technical competencies and professional and personal skills.

Your 2016 CPD Declaration is now available through CPA Alberta’s online member portal. This year’s CPD Compliance Declaration is due by March 1, 2017.

The reporting requirements are as follows:

  • All members are required to make a CPD Declaration annually, regardless of any previously declared exemptions relating to Continuing Professional Development or membership fees.
  • Reporting consists of a Comply, Non-comply, or Exempt declaration.
  • A declaration needs to be made for both annual and three-year rolling total requirements.
  • Members are required to retain CPD records for no less than five years. CPA Alberta may request these records at any time.

For further information on the CPD reporting requirements, click here.

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