CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR TAX & FINANCIAL PROFESSIONALS
Self-Study

Are You Independent?

1 Credits: Accounting

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Are You Independent?

Format
Self-Study
Course Level
Overview
CPE Credits

1 Credits: Accounting

Course Description

This course provides an overview of the independence related rules and interpretations included within the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Code of Professional Conduct. This Code prescribes a set of principles, rules, and interpretations that guide CPAs in performing their professional responsibilities. While this code is applicable to both members in business and members in practice, this course focuses on the independence aspects for those members in public practice. A copy of the most recent AICPA Code of Professional Conduct is available on the AICPA website.

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Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
• Identify the different sections of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
• Recognize the key steps included within the conceptual framework approach
• Differentiate among threats for members in public practice and recognize examples of threats to independence
• Recognize activities that would and would not impair independence

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Course Specifics

Course ID
SS1223588
Revision Date
March 15, 2022
Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites.

Advanced Preparation

None

Number of Pages
41

Compliance Information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

CMA Notice: Western CPE makes every attempt to maintain our CMA CPE library, to ensure a course meets your continuing education requirements please visit Insitute of Management Accountants (IMA)

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

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Kelen is a recognized author and reviewer of CPE courses and has authored over 120 courses (300+ CPE credit hours) covering a range of accounting, auditing, financial reporting, regulatory, and ethics topics.  His courses are available for purchase from many online CPE providers including the AICPA.  Kelen also remained involved in CPA exam content development for nearly 10 years and authored more than a thousand multiple choice questions for various sections of the CPA exam.  He also serves as an Editorial Advisor for the AICPA’s “Journal of Accountancy”. Kelen has nearly 20 years of progressive finance and accounting experience. He …

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