VIRGINIA CPA ETHICS: 2020 REQUIRED COURSE

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Nicholas Preusch, CPA

PBMares, LLP

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

Overview

  • Virginia Regulatory Update
  • AICPA Regulatory Update
  • Making Sense of Ethical Decision-Making Models
  • Resources, Glossary and Acronyms
  • Virginia Board of Accountancy Guidance on Volunteer Service

Course Description

This course meets the statutory requirement of the Virginia Board of Accountancy that CPA’s licensed in Virginia take 2 hours of continuing professional education each year that covers material specified by the Virginia Board of Accountancy.  The topics covered are specified by the Board each year and the required topics change annually.

This course focuses on the Virginia CPA working in business, industry, or government.  It meets the requirements for all CPAs, including those working in public practice; but the emphasis is on making the course as applicable as possible to CPAs not in public practice.  The presenter has worked his entire career in business and government.

The 2020 course covers the Virginia Board of Accountancy enforcement process; a Virginia regulatory change update; an update on the AICPA Code of Professional Ethics for CPA’s; professional skepticism and professional judgement; ethical decision-making models; and several cases that deal with the “gray areas” of ethical decision making.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize rules and regulations that guide the profession in the state of Virginia.
  • Identify the difference between professional skepticism and professional judgment.
  • Explore different ethical decision-making models.
  • Explore how to Use decision-making models to come to informed decisions during ethical dilemmas.

Who Should Attend?

  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • Young CPA
  • CPA in Business
  • Entrepreneurial CPA

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