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Ethics and Conduct for Illinois CPAs

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Jason Dinesen, EA, LPA

Dinesen Tax & Accounting, P.C.

  • CPA

Published: March, 2021

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

Overview

  • Introduction to code of ethics
  • Key principles of ethics
  • Important rules of ethics
  • Major interpretations of the Code of Ethics
  • Ethics of other professions, cases, and current ethical problems

Course Description

This webinar fulfills the Board of Accountancy Four-hour ethics requirement for all licensees of Illinois with no specific requirement. It covers what are ethics, and different approaches to ethics. It covers much area of AICPA Code of Ethics. It also provides numerous interpretations of the code and especially in the area of independence. 

The webinar covers the following topics:

  • Professional Standards or Pronouncements and Recent Changes and Additions
  • Continuing Education (CE) and CE Reporting Requirements
  • Commissions and Contingent Fees
  • Common Violations or Complaints

Recent Relevant Court Decisions

  • Ethics of other professions such as attorney and internal auditors 
  • Relevant court cases like the Enron case

Learning Objectives

  • To recognize the philosophical aspects of ethics
  • To explore the “trust” function in our society
  • To recognize definitions of terms that are necessary to understand ethics
  • To explore the applicability of the rules
  • To differentiate Independence in Appearance and Fact

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Managers
  • Accounting Practice Owners
  • Cloud Accountants
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA in Business
  • Entrepreneurial Accountant
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Senior Accountant
  • Staff of Accounting Firm
  • Young CPA

Testimonial

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DM

the platform is very user friendly

AC

great

CP

I had no issues with the handout materials or answering questions.

EP

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