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Ethics and Conduct for Massachusetts CPAs

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Mike Goossen

Entigrity Offshore Staffing

  • CPA (US)

Published: September, 2021

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


  • Interpretations of the Code of Ethics
  • Independence – Payroll and other disbursements
  • Ethics Sections 102 and 201
  • Ethics Rulings on General and Technical Standards
  • Comparisons of Ethics for CPAs with Attorneys and Internal Auditors

Course Description

This free CPE course satisfies the Four-hour ethics requirement for all licensees in the state of Massachusetts.  It covers interpretations of ethics rules and professional ethics. This ethics CPE course for Massachusetts CPAs also covers the AICPA Ethics interpretations of the Code, particularly in the independence area.

Major topics covered in this free ethics CPE webinar:

  • Interpretations on Independence rules.
  • Interpretations on Commissions and Contingent Fees.
  • Common Violations/Complaints.
  • Recent Relevant Court Decisions.

This Ethics course for Massachusetts CPAs helps with a discussion on the ethics of other professions such as attorneys and internal auditors and comparison to the CPA code of ethics.  It also covers a discussion on relevant court cases and the current Enron case.

Learning Objectives

  • To examine the impact of non-attest services.
  • To understand the rules and regulations pertaining to Independence.
  • To understand the rules and regulations pertaining to General Technical Standards.
  • Examine the role of the attorney in our society.
  • To discuss the impact of various court cases on the profession.

Who Should Attend?

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