Managing Ethical Dilemmas for Texas CPAs

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4.0 CPE TSBPA Approved Ethics for Texas CPAs

Texas Certified Public Accountants (“CPAs”) are required to take a four-hour course once every two years pursuant to Board Rule 523.131 to maintain their licenses. The course and instructor are approved by the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy.

Professional conduct and ethical behavior are really the backbone of the entire accounting and auditing profession. These components form the foundation upon which our creditability with the general public is built, without which, there is no profession. Whether you are a practitioner in public accounting or business and industry, you must always act in accordance with the requirements that define professional conduct and ethical behavior. This course fulfills the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy (Board) requirement. 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.

Webinar Qualifies for

  • 4 credit of Ethics for all Texas CPAs (Approval No. 010556)

Learning objectives

  • To educate licensees in ethics of professional accounting as Texas CPAs.
  • To convey the intent of the Rules of Professional Conduct in the performance of professional accounting services/work, not to adhere to the mere technical compliance of such rules.
  • To assist the Texas 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 Rules of Professional Conduct 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 per § 501.52.

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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    Nancy Winn , CPA
    May 12th 2020
    Got a slow start because I had to download some GOTOMeeting update. I was logged in on time, but it was stressful to think I was going to miss out. But I loved the presentation. Real Value Addition and gave heads-up on the new trends. Thank you Very much.
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FRANCIS MAHONEY , CPA, Attorney
Excellent presentation and superb presenter!
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Katherine Demoruelle , CPA
Although there were some technical issues, I greatly appreciate the prompt response and correction of those.
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heather campo , CPA
I found the instructor and the content interesting, but the audio cut out in the middle. I stayed for a while and waiting for it to come back up, as far as I know it didn't. Thanks for providing this CPE!

NASBA Approved

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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 4
  • Subject Area Ethics (Regulatory)
  • Course Level Basic
  • Instructional Method group internet based
  • Prerequisites None
  • Advanced Preparation None
  • Who should attend? CPA - Small Firm CPA - Mid Size Firm CPA - Large Firm CPA (Industry) Young CPA CPA in Business
  • Handout Material Download

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
Form 1040 Schedule C ( Updated 2020 )
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 | 10:00 AM EDT View Details/Register