Ethics and Professional Conduct for Washington CPAs 2024

4 Credits: Regulatory Ethics


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Ethics and Professional Conduct for Washington CPAs 2024

Course Level
CPE Credits

4 Credits: Regulatory Ethics

Course Description

This comprehensive 4-hour self study CPE course is specifically designed for Washington State CPAs to fulfill their Ethics CPE requirement. It’s not just a requirement-fulfillment course; it’s a gateway to mastering your professional responsibilities. The online CPE course meticulously covers the Washington State Public Accountancy Act, the Board’s rules and policies, the AICPA Code of Conduct, and the vital differences between Washington State law and AICPA standards. By understanding these key aspects, you’ll be able to seamlessly integrate ethical practices into your daily work. The self study CPE course empowers you to confidently navigate the intricate regulations governing your profession. With this knowledge, you’ll not only comply with the law but also enhance your professional integrity, setting you apart in the field of accounting and finance.

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Learning Objectives

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

  • Understand Public Accountancy Act of Washington State.
  • Understand the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) as they pertain to CPAs.
  • Apply statutes and rules to your professional life.
  • Understand how the AICPA code of Conduct pertains to your professional life.
  • Understand the differences between AICPA Professional Code of Conduct and Washington State Law.
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Course Specifics

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Revision Date
January 2, 2024

There are no prerequisites.

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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

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Patricia McCarthy, MBA, is a partner at CFO Resources LLC, a company focused on training and courseware for CPAs. Her focus is on Microsoft products, particularly Excel, and how to use these programs effectively in business. She’s also certified as an MOS expert in Excel. Patricia has been in software training for over 20 years, and her client list includes the Indiana CPA Society, which awarded her its Outstanding Discussion Leader award. She has been a contributor to the Journal of Accountancy and has published articles in several CPA society magazines, including societies in Indiana, Missouri, Texas, and Arizona. Patricia is a …