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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. Speaker and author, Allison M. McLeod, LL.M., CPA, will educate and inform CPAs not just on 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 look at various schools of ethical thought and walk through real-world examples of individuals and companies faced with moral dilemmas.

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.
  • Understand how conflicts of interest and the use of contingency fees can subvert independence.

About Presenter

Allison McLeod, JD

Owner, Accounting Negligence

[email protected]

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.
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  • Barry Holmes
    , ABV, CPA, CPA
    November 1st 2019
    With knowledgeable speaker and relevant material, I found the webinar to be very useful. Thank you.
  • EDWARD DOLAN
    , CPA
    December 10th 2019
    FIVE STAR

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  • Cost $80
  • 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
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upcoming Live CPE Webinars

Schedule M-2 - How to Correctly Prepare the AAA and Determine the Tax Ramifications of S Corporation Distributions
Monday, January 20, 2020 | 10:00 AM EST View Details/Register
TAXATION OF US EXPATRIATES: TAX YEAR 2019
Monday, January 20, 2020 | 11:00 AM EST View Details/Register
Influencing Up – How to be Seen and Heard as a Strategic Partner
Monday, January 20, 2020 | 11:00 AM EST View Details/Register
UNITED STATES TAXATION OF FOREIGN INVESTORS IN GENERAL
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 | 10:30 AM EST View Details/Register
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Tuesday, January 21, 2020 | 11:00 AM EST View Details/Register