Work Experience Requirements
for a CPA License in Maine
Applicants must complete two years of qualifying practical experience under the direction of a Certified Public Accountant licensed by any state or territory of the United States. This experience must include the use of accounting or auditing skills, including the issuance of financial statements reports, and at least one of the following: the provision of management, financial and/or tax advisory or consulting services; the preparation of tax returns; or equivalent activities defined by the Maine Board of Accountancy. Experience must be obtained in the employment of a licensed public accounting firm. FMI visit: Maine Professional & Financial Regulation
There are several pathways to gaining work experience as this video illustrates.