Ethics for Accountants
This is an ethics course covering standards of professional conduct and business practices adhered to by accountants such as CPAs in order to enhance their profession and maximize idealism, justice and fairness when dealing with the public, clients and other members of their profession. It also presents an approach –
– the threats and safeguards approach –to coping with ethical dilemmas. The Sarbanes- Oxley Act and its impact on business ethics, new internal control requirements, and the CPA’s responsibilities are summarized. Also included are some cases of AICPA ethics violations.
This course qualifies for 4 hours of ethics CPE in states that do not require a state-
specific ethics course. More about state ethics CPE requirements