2020-2021 ETHICS FOR WASHINGTON CPAs

4.5 (120)

Allison McLeod, DL

Allison M. McLeod LL.M. CPA A PLLC

  • TAX PROS
  • CPA(Canada)

Before starting this self study program, please go through the instructional document.

Overview

  • Definition of ethics?5 mins
  • Case Study : Mortgage Crisis of 2007-201039 mins
  • What is the Virtue of Ethics?66 mins
  • Codes of Conduct for CPAs90 mins
  • Washington Administrative Code (WAC)91 mins
  • Case Study: Toshiba155 mins
  • Discreditable Acts172 mins
  • Responsibilities to the Board/Profession177 mins
  • Ethics Alarms178 mins
  • Seven Signs of Organizational Collapse180 mins
  • Ethical Conflicts184 mins
  • Steps for Rebuilding Moral Character206 mins

Course Description

A CPA is challenged in today’s work world to not only serve his/her client or employer but also to protect the public interest by ensuring that there is transparency in financial reporting or there is fair administration of the tax laws.  In balancing the two interests, a CPA may find him or herself in an ethical dilemma. This course covers not only basic ethical frameworks, but also specific rules governing CPA practice and responsibilities. It concludes with a section on how a CPA can put his or her ethics into action.

Learning Objectives

  • To educate licensees in ethics of professional accounting as CPAs.
  • To convey the intent of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, the WA Administrative Code and WA Public Accountancy Act in the performance of professional accounting services/work, not to adhere to the mere technical compliance of such rules.
  • To assist the CPA in applying ethical judgment in interpreting the rules and determining public interest. Public interest should be placed ahead of self-interest, even if it means a loss of job or client.
  • To review and discuss the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and the Washington Rules and Regulations and their implications for persons in a variety of practices including: CPAs in client practice of public accountancy who perform attest and non-attest services, CPAs employed in industry who provid

Who Should Attend?

  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Large Firm
  • CPA (Industry)
  • Young CPA
  • CPA in Business

Testimonial

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SC

The webinar covered every point which needed to us. Certain professional dilemma that is connected to non-technical regulations has been made clear with an impeccable commitment.

MC

The webinar was quite informative and gave a detailed understanding of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and Washington regulations. Allison was a great narrator for this kind of topic.

AA

This was helpful

RG

Excellent

MJ

This was my first video learning for the WA ethics. It was so much better than self-study on my own. I would highly recommend and will be attending again in the future.

DK

satisfied