General Ethics for CPAs (4 hrs)

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General Ethics for CPAs

This general ethics course provides an overview of ethical thought as well as the core values of the CPA profession and the application of these values to ethical reasoning.  The reformatted AICPA Code of Professional Conduct is used as a basis for ethical conduct for CPAs and case studies are used to reinforce concepts.  Additionally, the ethical requirements of CPA tax practitioners under Treasury Department Circular No. 230 are also covered in the course materials.

This General Ethics course qualifies for 4 hours of ethics CPE in states that do not require a state-specific ethics course. More about state ethice CPE requirements

Course Information

Price: $59

Course No. EG04
Format: Online pdf (90 pages). Printed book available.
Instructional Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study
Prerequisites: None
Advance Preparation: None
Level: Overview
CPE Credit: 4 hrs.
Field of Study: Regulatory Ethics
Course expiration:  You have one year from date of purchase to complete the course.
Course Revision Date: January 2018


After completing this course, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize ethical behavior in the context of social and professional groups
  • Recognize key requirements of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
  • Recognize the requirements of tax practitioners under Treasury Department Circular No. 230
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