4 Credits: Behavioral Ethics
This 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 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.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Recognize ethical behavior in context of social and professional groups
- Describe the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
- Describe the requirements of tax practitioners under Treasury Department Circular No. 230
July 18, 2022
There are no prerequisites
IRS Provider Number: 0MYXB
IRS Course Number: 0MYXB-E-02080-22-S
IRS Ethics Credits: 4
CTEC Course Number: 2071-CE-1408
CTEC Ethics Credits: 4
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Meet The Experts
Joseph Helstrom, CPA, is a partner at CFO Resources, LLC, a company focused on training and courseware for CPAs. He’s also the owner of Mill Creek Publishing LLC. Joe has over 30 years of experience as a CPA in both public accounting and industry, with extensive experience in financial reporting and analysis, treasury, tax, information technology, legal and regulatory matters, and strategic planning. After graduation from Butler University with a degree in accounting, Joe got his start at Ernst & Young. Subsequent to that, he has served for several different companies as a chief financial officer; director of treasury and …