Important Deadlines and Fees

As a CPA Alberta member, there are a number of important deadlines for you to remember. This chart provides an overview of the yearly deadlines for all CPA Alberta requirements.

Requirement Due Date Registration Year Penalty Assessed Suspension Cancellation
Member Renewal Fees May 31 Apr 1 - Mar 31 June 1 July 1 Aug 30
Professional Corporation (PC) Registration May 31 Apr 1 - Mar 31 June 1 July 1 Aug 30
Candidate Renewal and Fees May 31 Apr 1 - Mar 31 June 1 July 1 Aug 30
Professional Accounting Firm (PAF) Registration Nov 30 Oct 1 - Sept 30 Dec 1 Dec 31 Mar 2
Professional Service Provider (PSP) Registration Nov 30 Oct 1 - Sept 30 Dec 1 Dec 31 Mar 2
Continuing Professional Development Declaration (CPD) Mar 1 Jan 1 - Dec 31 Mar 2 Apr 1 May 31
Trust Funds Reporting Mar 31 (members) 90 days of firm's fiscal year end (firms) N/A N/A N/A N/A

CPA Alberta Fee Schedule 2018-19

As an Alberta CPA, important information to also remember is the CPA Alberta Fee Schedule. Below provides the fees associated with application, membership, and renewal. 

CPA Alberta Member Fee - Full
$575.00
CPA Alberta Member Fee - Affiliate
$200.00
CPA Canada Fee
$400.00
CPA Canada Fee - Residing Outside of Canada
$325.00
CPA Education Foundation Fee - Full
$75.00
CPA Education Foundation Fee - Affiliate
$25.00
CPA Assist Fee - Full
$21.00
CPA Assist Fee - Affiliate
$7.00

Other Fees - Member Related

Application Fee $650.00 
Application Fee - Competency Based
$2,500.00
Use of U.S. CPA - Applicant
$130.00
Use of U.S. CPA - Renewal
$65.00
Specialist Fee
$0.00
Late Payment Penalty
$150.00
CPD Late Filing Penalty
$150.00
CPD Non-Compliance Penalty
$150.00

Reinstatement Fees

Reinstatement Application Fee  $250.00 
Reinstatement Surcharge (Applications other than Resigned)
$1,000.00
Reinstatement Fee (0 - 12 months)
Current Member Fee
Reinstatement Fee (13 - 36 months)
$3,000.00
Reinstatement Fee (37 - 72 months)
$6,000.00
Reinstatement Fee (73 - 96 months)
$9,000.00
Reinstatement Fee (97 - 120 months)
$12,000.00
Reinstatement Fee (>10 years <15 years)
$12,000.00
Reinstatement Fee (>15 years)
None
Professional Corporation Application Fee $290.00 
Professional Corporation Renewal Fee
$185.00
PC Amendment
$150.00
PC Late Payment/Filing Penalty
$150.00

Application Fees

Limited Liability Partnership Application Fee
$145/Partner
Professional Accounting Firm Location Application Fee
$135/Location
Professional Accounting Firm Staff Application Fee
$135/FTE
Professional Accounting Firm – Other Persons – Section 53 Application Fee
$3,150.00

Renewal Fees

Limited Liability Partnership Renewal Fee
$145/Partner
Professional Accounting Firm Location Renewal Fee
$135/Location
Professional Accounting Firm Staff Renewal Fee
$135/FTE

Late Payment/Filing Penalty

LLP Late Payment/Filing Penalty $150.00
Professional Accounting Firm Late Payment/Filing Penalty
$150.00
PLI Lapse Penalty
$250.00
Firm Fines
$200.00
Professional Services Provider Application Fee  $335.00 
Professional Services Provider Renewal Fee
$335.00
Professional Services Provider Late Payment/Filing Penalty
$150.00
PLI Lapse Penalty
$250.00
Practice Review Fees
$190/Hour 
Practice Review Late Payment Penalty
$150.00
Practice Review Penalty
$300.00
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