Massachusetts Ethics Principles and Conduct

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Course Details

Overview of Topics

  • Purpose of the Code of Ethics
  • Principles of Ethics
  • Rules of Ethics
  • Interpretations of the Code of Ethics
  • Ethics of Other Professions, Cases, and Current Ethical Problems

Course Description

This course satisfies the Massachusetts Board of Accountancy Four-hour ethics requirement for all licensees.  It covers what ethics are and some of the different approaches to ethics.  The course covers much of the AICPA Code of Ethics and many interpretations of the Code, particularly in the independence area.

Also covered are the following topics:

  • Professional Standards/Pronouncements and Recent Changes and Additions
  • Continuing Education (CE) and CE Reporting Requirements
  • Commissions and Contingent Fees
  • Common Violations/Complaints
  • Recent Relevant Court Decisions.

Ethics of other professions such as attorneys and internal auditors are discussed and compared to the CPA code of ethics.  Relevant court cases and the current Enron case are discussed.

Webinar Qualifies for

  • 4 CPE credit of Ethics for all Massachusetts CPAs

Learning objectives

  • To examine the philosophical aspects of ethics
  • To understand the “trust” function in our society
  • To discuss definitions of terms that are necessary to understand ethics
  • To understand the newer rules of Independence
  • To describe the applicability of the rules

Disclaimer

All jurisdictions accept courses from Registry sponsors to a certain extent. However, some jurisdictions have additional requirements. You can see which jurisdictions have these requirements here: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/cpe-requirements

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  • As per NASBA guidelines, you have one year from date of registration to complete each program.
  • Complete your final exam at any time and get CPE Credit instantly. You can retake the exam multiple times without any additional charges.
  • Course have minimum passing score of 70% and test takers will not be provided feedback on failed exams.
  • Upon achieving a passing score, test takers will be notified of the correct answers to the questions missed.

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On-Demand Webinars

ADVANCED 1031 EXCHANGE AND DELAWARE STATUTORY TRUSTS: TAX SAVINGS TO WEALTH CREATION
Friday, July 10, 2020 View Details/Register
REVISITING STATE AND LOCAL PAYROLL AND EMPLOYMENT TAXES IN LIGHT OF COVID-19
Friday, July 10, 2020 View Details/Register
FORM W-4 AND OTHER PAYROLL AND FORM 1099 UPDATES
Thursday, July 09, 2020 View Details/Register
THE IRS OFFER IN COMPROMISE PROGRAM
Tuesday, July 07, 2020 View Details/Register
BUSINESS ACTIVITY TAXES – WHERE ARE BUSINESSES AND THEIR OWNERS REQUIRED TO FILE AND PAY STATE INCOME TAXES?
Tuesday, July 07, 2020 View Details/Register
MULTISTATE SALES TAX COLLECTION – NEXUS CONSIDERATIONS AND EXEMPTION CERTIFICATE COMPLIANCE
Tuesday, July 07, 2020 View Details/Register
CARES ACT: NOL CHANGES (UPDATED LATEST)
Friday, July 03, 2020 View Details/Register
UNDERSTANDING & ADOPTING THE NEW REVENUE RECOGNITION STANDARD
Thursday, July 02, 2020 View Details/Register
FRAUD ESSENTIALS: WHO? HOW? WHY? WHAT?
Thursday, July 02, 2020 View Details/Register
PRACTICAL APPROACHES TO PERFORMING EFFICIENT & EFFECTIVE SSARS ENGAGEMENTS (COMPILATION AND REVIEW)
Thursday, July 02, 2020 View Details/Register
ARE YOU INDEPENDENT WHEN YOU NEED TO BE? UNDERSTANDING RECENT CHANGES TO THE AICPA CODE OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
Thursday, July 02, 2020 View Details/Register
TAX UPDATE : FCCA 2020 & SECURE ACT. (COVID-19)
Friday, June 26, 2020 View Details/Register
IRS FORM 1099 REPORTING REQ. INCLUDING UPDATES ON FORM 1099-NEC (LATEST 2020)
Thursday, June 25, 2020 View Details/Register
FEDERAL TAX UPDATE: COMPREHENSIVE INDIVIDUAL TAX (FORM 1040)
Thursday, June 25, 2020 View Details/Register
A BASIC ETHICS GUIDEBOOK FOR UTAH CPAS
Thursday, June 25, 2020 View Details/Register
  • Cost FREE
  • CPE Credits 4
  • Subject Area Ethics (Regulatory)
  • Course Level Basic
  • Instructional Method QAS Self Study
  • Prerequisites None
  • Advanced Preparation None
  • Published Date May 06 ,2020
  • Who should attend? Accountant CPA - Small Firm CPA - Mid Size Firm Accounting Firm Young CPA CPA in Business Entrepreneurial CPA Accounting Practice Owners Senior Accountant VP Accounts Accounts Director Chief Accounting Officer Entrepreneurial Accountant Accounting Managers Staff of Accounting Firm
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On-Demand Webinars

ADVANCED 1031 EXCHANGE AND DELAWARE STATUTORY TRUSTS: TAX SAVINGS TO WEALTH CREATION
Friday, July 10, 2020 View Details/Register
REVISITING STATE AND LOCAL PAYROLL AND EMPLOYMENT TAXES IN LIGHT OF COVID-19
Friday, July 10, 2020 View Details/Register
FORM W-4 AND OTHER PAYROLL AND FORM 1099 UPDATES
Thursday, July 09, 2020 View Details/Register
THE IRS OFFER IN COMPROMISE PROGRAM
Tuesday, July 07, 2020 View Details/Register
BUSINESS ACTIVITY TAXES – WHERE ARE BUSINESSES AND THEIR OWNERS REQUIRED TO FILE AND PAY STATE INCOME TAXES?
Tuesday, July 07, 2020 View Details/Register
MULTISTATE SALES TAX COLLECTION – NEXUS CONSIDERATIONS AND EXEMPTION CERTIFICATE COMPLIANCE
Tuesday, July 07, 2020 View Details/Register
CARES ACT: NOL CHANGES (UPDATED LATEST)
Friday, July 03, 2020 View Details/Register
UNDERSTANDING & ADOPTING THE NEW REVENUE RECOGNITION STANDARD
Thursday, July 02, 2020 View Details/Register
FRAUD ESSENTIALS: WHO? HOW? WHY? WHAT?
Thursday, July 02, 2020 View Details/Register
PRACTICAL APPROACHES TO PERFORMING EFFICIENT & EFFECTIVE SSARS ENGAGEMENTS (COMPILATION AND REVIEW)
Thursday, July 02, 2020 View Details/Register
ARE YOU INDEPENDENT WHEN YOU NEED TO BE? UNDERSTANDING RECENT CHANGES TO THE AICPA CODE OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
Thursday, July 02, 2020 View Details/Register
TAX UPDATE : FCCA 2020 & SECURE ACT. (COVID-19)
Friday, June 26, 2020 View Details/Register
IRS FORM 1099 REPORTING REQ. INCLUDING UPDATES ON FORM 1099-NEC (LATEST 2020)
Thursday, June 25, 2020 View Details/Register
FEDERAL TAX UPDATE: COMPREHENSIVE INDIVIDUAL TAX (FORM 1040)
Thursday, June 25, 2020 View Details/Register
A BASIC ETHICS GUIDEBOOK FOR UTAH CPAS
Thursday, June 25, 2020 View Details/Register