4 Credits: Regulatory Ethics
Professional Ethics for Massachusetts CPAs is designed to meet the 4-hour professional ethics CPE requirement for Massachusetts CPAs. The course provides an overview of ethical thought along with the core values of the CPA profession and the application of these values to ethical reasoning. The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct is covered in detail as well as the applicable rules promulgated by the Massachusetts Board of Public Accountancy found in 252 CMR 2.00 and 252 CMR 3.00: Code of Ethics and Rules of Professional Conduct. Case studies are utilized throughout the materials to emphasize important ethical points and considerations.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Define morals and ethics from a professional perspective, noting the differences between each as well as their relationship to accepted ethical standards
- Recognize ethical standards contained in the Massachusetts Board of Public Accountancy rules, noting state-specific requirements regarding certification, code of ethics, and rules of professional conduct
- Identify the concepts and ethical standards contained in the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
August 28, 2023
There are no prerequisites.
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
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 …
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