Fees and CPD
Annual member renewal and fees are due April 15th and must be completed and paid by May 15th to ensure good standing. Members are required to complete two steps:
- Complete member renewal online as required by Bylaw 10.4; and
- Pay annual member fees as required by Bylaw 130.1.
Member renewal and fees payment are completed online through the member’s page in the “Member Renewal & Fees” section.
If you have forgotten your password, click the “Forgot my password” link on the login page to reset your password.
Invoices and receipts are available online through the member’s page. CPA Saskatchewan staff cannot accept payments by credit card over the phone and are not able to provide copies of invoices or receipts
Minimum CPD Requirements
|Minimum Requirements||Verifiable Hours||Total Hours|
|Three Year Rolling Cycle||60||120|
In order to qualify as a learning activity for CPD, the learning must be quantifiable and relevant.
Verifiable CPD means that the learning activity can be verified objectively by documentation. For more information, check out the 'What is Verifiable' document.
Unverifiable CPD means independent and informal learning activities that cannot be verified objectively.
All CPD activities from January 1 through December 31 needs to be entered into the MY CPD reporting tool by April 15 of the following year.
If you will meet the minimum three year cycle requirements for CPD before December 31, please remember to enter your hours into the “My CPD” Reporting Tool and then declare their accuracy and completeness before April 15.
If you will not meet the minimum three year cycle requirements for CPD before December 31 you will be required to submit a CPD plan. The plan must be submitted to the Monitoring department by email before April 15. A plan template is available online CPD Plan
To assist you, CPA Saskatchewan offers a comprehensive professional development program. Topics include technical competencies such as assurance and taxation and professional skills such as time management, negotiation, and technology management.
Example of the Three Year Cycle
|40 hrs||40 hrs||40 hrs||120 hrs|
|40 hrs||40 hrs||50 hrs||130 hrs|
|40 hrs||50 hrs||30 hrs||120 hrs|
|50 hrs||30 hrs||40 hrs||120 hrs|
* Assume the verifiable CPD is achieved
Bylaw 23.4 is effective January 1, 2019 and introduces the requirement of Ethics CPD. Members have until December 31, 2021 to get 4 verifiable hours of PD related to ethics. The professional ethics requirement can be fulfilled through CPASK or other sources. It is anticipated that the four hours would be accumulate through various separate professional ethics learning activities over the three year period. The learning activity related to professional ethics must address the application of ethical principles that are relevant to your work or professional situation. Some examples of ethics PD topics are:
- CPASK regulatory updates covering the CPASK Act, Bylaws, Board Rules and Rules of Professional Conduct
- Regulatory updates that are relevant and appropriate to the member’s role or industry
- Professional conduct
- Corporate codes of conduct
- Independence/conflict of interest
- Ethical decision making, approaches, thinking and case studies
- Ethical business culture
- Corporate social responsibility
- Honesty in business practice
- Bribery and corruption
- Doing the right thing
- Reputation and risk
- Anti money-laundering
Example of Ethics PD
|2 hrs||1 hrs||1 hrs||4 hrs|
|1 hrs||1 hrs||2 hrs||4 hrs|
|1 hrs||2 hrs||1 hrs||4 hrs|
|2 hrs||1 hrs||1 hrs||4 hrs|