CPA Ethics Practical Guide to Independence & Conflict Avoidance - (Updated 2019 - AICPA Code)

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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.

Webinar Qualifies for

  • 1 CPE credit of Ethics (Regulatory) for all CPAs

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.

About Presenter

Allison McLeod, DL

Accounting Manager, Allison M. McLeod LL.M. CPA A PLLC

a_m_mcleod@yahoo.com

Allison M. (Yee) McLeod, LL.M., JD, CPA, is currently a full-time Senior Lecturer at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. She has also taught at the UNT College of Law as an adjunct law professor. Prior to her career in academia, Professor McLeod spent 18 in industry, working for a Big 4 accounting firm. a major retailer and an international cement company. In addition to her academic duties, Professor McLeod has had the privilege of teaching ethics to Texas CPAs across the State since 2011 and regularly serves as an expert witness on accounting malpractice cases. She is the owner of CPAEthicsOnline.com, which provides ethics CPE courses online for CPAs nation-wide. She occasionally serves as an expert witness in accounting malpractice cases.

Allison M. (Yee) McLeod, LL.M., JD, CPA, has served as an expert witness in multi-million dollar cases involving tax litigation and accounting malpractice. Professor McLeod also a full-time Senior Lecturer at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas. Her courses include Ethics, Corporate Taxation, Tax Research and Financial Accounting. In addition to her academic duties, Professor McLeod has had the privilege of teaching ethics to Texas CPAs across the State since 2011 and regularly serves as an expert witness on accounting malpractice cases.

FAQ

  • To receive CPE credit for the event, you must register for the webcast prior to the start of each program.
  • CPE is available to all eligible participants within 24 hours of each webinar.
  • You must attend complete webinar and respond to all polling questions asked during the webinar. CPE is issued on 50 minute credit hour basis.
  • This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during/after the webinar.

Disclaimer

All jurisdictions accept ethics courses from Registry sponsors approved by NASBA to a certain extent. However, some jurisdictions have additional requirements for ethics courses. Please click on the below mentioned link for the additional requirements.https://www.nasbaregistry.org/cpe-requirements

Refund/Cancellation Policy

For more information regarding refund, complaint and program cancellation policies, please contact our offices at 646-688-5128

In case any of the course or live webinars gets cancelled we would be refunding you the entire amount (if paid).

Reviews

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    Patricia B. Poplau , CPA
    May 4th 2020
    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.
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Hugo Martinez , RTRP
Oustanding job done by instructor and person taken the questions Awasome job
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Morgan Smith
It was a very well presented webinar. The speaker explained the points in detail and with examples. I did really enjoy the learning experience. It really was an interesting subject. Thanks again.
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Michelle Simms , CPA
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
Joanna Privitera , CPA
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.
GE
Gerry Even , CPA
great content, instructor made great use of time and maintained a steady not rushed pace to cover the content

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MY-CPE LLC (Sponsor Id#: 143597) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBARegistry.org.

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  • Cost FREE
  • CPE Credits 1
  • Subject Area Ethics (Regulatory)
  • Course Level Basic
  • Instructional Method group internet based
  • Prerequisites None
  • Advanced Preparation None
  • 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 Entrepreneurial CPA Outsourced CFO Senior Accountant
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upcoming Live CPE Webinars

Hands-On Tax Return Workshop – Partnerships & LLCs (Form 1065)
Monday, July 06, 2020 | 09:00 AM EDT View Details/Register
QuickBooks: Year-end Procedures
Monday, July 06, 2020 | 09:00 AM EDT View Details/Register
Fundamentals of Income Taxation of Trusts & Form 1041 Planning: What Every Advisors Needs to Know
Monday, July 06, 2020 | 09:00 AM EDT View Details/Register
Measuring and Managing Customer Profitability
Monday, July 06, 2020 | 11:30 AM EDT View Details/Register
REMOTE WORKING IS WAY FORWARD TO GROW: FOR CPA FIRMS, TAX & ACCOUNTING FIRMS
Monday, July 06, 2020 | 12:00 PM EDT View Details/Register
Ethics for Arizona CPAs : Part 2 (Board of Accountancy)
Monday, July 06, 2020 | 12:00 PM EDT View Details/Register
TAX PRACTICE STANDARDS (ETHICS)
Monday, July 06, 2020 | 12:30 PM EDT View Details/Register
FRAUD ESSENTIALS: WHO? How? why? what?
Monday, July 06, 2020 | 01:30 PM EDT View Details/Register
LATEST UPDATES ON FBAR AND FATCA OBLIGATIONS FOR INDIVIDUALS AND ENTITIES (COVID-19)
Monday, July 06, 2020 | 01:30 PM EDT View Details/Register
Budgeting using Excel
Monday, July 06, 2020 | 03:00 PM EDT View Details/Register
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Monday, July 06, 2020 | 03:00 PM EDT View Details/Register
NEW FORM 941, FORM 7200, ERC, TAX CREDITS UNDER FFCRA, & OTHER PAYROLL UPDATES IN COVID-19
Monday, July 06, 2020 | 03:30 PM EDT View Details/Register
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Tuesday, July 07, 2020 | 09:00 AM EDT View Details/Register
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Tuesday, July 07, 2020 | 09:00 AM EDT View Details/Register
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Tuesday, July 07, 2020 | 12:00 PM EDT View Details/Register