PRACTICAL GUIDE TO CPA REGULATORY ETHICS(AICPA CODE)

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Allison McLeod, DL

Allison M. McLeod LL.M. CPA A PLLC

  • CPA
  • TAX PROS

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Overview

  • What are integrity and objectivity?19 mins
  • What is the importance of integrity and objectivity for a CPA?25 mins
  • AICPA: The institution promulgating integrity and objectivity46 mins
  • Identify situations where the CPA may be susceptible to subordinating his/her judgment to a client or employer and how to deal with it.66 mins
  • What is independence and how is it important for a CPA?78 mins
  • How to identify the situations that threaten your independence as a practicing CPA?88 mins
  • Understanding conflicts of interest and the use of contingency fees can subvert the independence98 mins

Course Description

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. Certified Public Accountant as the name suggest is in a public service position. Alongwith the program you will also get a Free Book on AICPA ethics for you reference and understanding. Please register and download.

Learning Objectives

  • Be able to define integrity and objectivity as promulgated by the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and understand its importance to the CPA.
  • Have the ability to identify situations where the CPA may be susceptible to subordinating his/her judgment to a client or employer.
  • Have the ability to define independence as promulgated by the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and understand its importance to the CPA.
  • Be able to ascertain situations which could threaten a CPA’s independence.
  • To understand how conflicts of interest and the use of contingency fees can subvert independence.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Large Firm
  • Accounting Firm
  • Young CPA
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Accounting Practice Owners
  • Senior Accountant
  • Accounts Director
  • Entrepreneurial Accountant
  • Accounting Managers
  • Staff of Accounting Firm

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