CPA ETHICS PRACTICAL GUIDE TO INDEPENDENCE & CONFLICT AVOIDANCE - (UPDATED 2019 - AICPA CODE)

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Allison McLeod, DL

Allison M. McLeod LL.M. CPA A PLLC

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Overview

  • AICPA Code of Professional Conduct - An introduction.2 mins
  • How does independence constitute a key ethical aspect?4 mins
  • Which are the key components of independence to the ethical practice?9 mins
  • What constitutes the threat to the independence of a CPA?10 mins
  • Other key Ethical Aspects - Conflict of Interest, Contingent Fees, and Knowing Misrepresentation29 mins
  • Case Studies covering various ethical scenarios for practicing CPAs.33 mins
  • What are Ethical Conflicts and threats CPAs are obligated to identify?39 mins

Course Description

This course will be focusing on how to integrate independence and avoiding conflicts of interest in situations faced by the accounting professional on a daily basis.   The participant will be able to know not just what is the right thing to do according to the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct but how to put your values into action!   As part of this course, we will also walk through real world examples of individuals and companies faced with these dilemmas.

Learning Objectives

  • To define independence as promulgated by the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and understand its importance to the CPA.
  • To identify various ascertain situations which could threaten a CPA’s independence.
  • To identify, how conflicts of interest and the use of contingency fees can subvert independence.

Who Should Attend?

  • Enrolled Agent
  • Tax Practitioners
  • Accountant
  • Business Owner
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Large Firm
  • Accounting Firm
  • Tax Pros
  • CPA (Industry)
  • Auditors
  • Tax Firm
  • Young CPA
  • CPA in Business
  • Outsourced CFO
  • Senior Accountant

Testimonial

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MS

It was a valuable webinar to understand the ethics aspect. I loved the presentation material and the style of the presenter. Thank you for the great webinar.

JP

Wonderful webinar with valuable content. I loved the webinar presentation style and in-depth information on the relevant subjects. Thank you very much for the learning experience.

KB