Accountant Ethics for Michigan

4 Credits: Regulatory Ethics


Webcasts are available for viewing Monday – Saturday, 8am – 8pm ET.
Without FlexCast, you must start with enough time to finish. (1 Hr/Credit)

 Secure Transaction

Accountant Ethics for Michigan

Course Level
CPE Credits

4 Credits: Regulatory Ethics

Course Description

The Accountant Ethics for Michigan course addresses the essential code of conduct and regulatory issues, as derived from the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, the Michigan Accountancy Administrative Rules, and portions of the Michigan Occupational Code as they pertain to accountancy. Topics covered include professional conduct, practice privileges, continuing education requirements, the proper use of titles, contingent fees, commissions, and many related issues.

Show More
Show Less

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the different principles contained within the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.
  • Specify the different types of harassment.
  • Describe the types of discreditable acts stated in the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.
  • Explain the accountant’s obligations related to the release of confidential information.
  • Specify the policies that may apply to the release of confidential information.
  • Identify the characteristics of false or misleading promotional efforts.
  • Describe the obligations of the accountant in relation to the delivery of records to a client.
  • Specify the obligations of the accountant in regard to conflicts of interest.
  • Describe the different types of threats to an accountant’s ability to comply with the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.
  • Identify the standards adopted by reference in the Michigan Accountancy Administrative Rules.
  • Specify the documentation retention requirements of the Michigan board of accountancy.
  • Identify the Michigan requirements for taking the uniform CPA examination and then applying for a CPA certificate.
  • Specify the acts considered by Michigan to be discreditable to the profession.
  • Describe the composition of the Michigan state board of accountancy.
  • Identify the activities that certified public accountants are not allowed to perform in Michigan.
  • Specify a firm’s notification requirements to the Michigan board of accountancy for a change of address.
Show More
Show Less

Course Specifics

Course ID
Revision Date
February 22, 2024

There are no prerequisites.

Advanced Preparation


Number of Pages

Compliance Information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

CFP Notice: Not all courses that qualify for CFP® credit are registered by Western CPE. If a course does not have a CFP registration number in the compliance section, the continuing education will need to be individually reported with the CFP Board. For more information on the reporting process, required documentation, processing fee, etc., contact the CFP Board. CFP Professionals must take each course in it’s entirety, the CFP Board DOES NOT accept partial credits for courses.

Meet The Experts

Steven M. Bragg, CPA, is a full-time book and course author who has written more than 300 business books and courses. He provides Western CPE with self-study courses in the areas of accounting and finance, with an emphasis on the practical application of accounting standards and management techniques. A sampling of his courses include the The New Controller Guidebook, The GAAP Guidebook, Accountants’ Guidebook, and Closing the Books: An Accountant’s Guide. He also manages the Accounting Best Practices podcast. Steven has been the CFO or controller of both public and private companies and has been a consulting manager with Ernst & Young and …