Professional Ethics for Wyoming CPAs

4 Credits: Regulatory Ethics


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Professional Ethics for Wyoming CPAs

Course Level
CPE Credits

4 Credits: Regulatory Ethics

Course Description

Ethical dilemmas in the accounting profession can pose significant challenges, especially when CPAs must navigate complex regulations and codes of conduct. This course addresses the critical need for ethical clarity among Wyoming CPAs, focusing on the nuanced aspects of ethical thought and the core values of the CPA profession. It agitates the problem by delving into the specific requirements and standards outlined in the Wyoming Board Rules of Professional Conduct, Firm Permits, Continuing Professional Education, and Peer Review, as well as the Wyoming Certified Public Accountants Act of 2005. The solution is presented through detailed coverage of these regulations and the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, enhanced by case studies and summaries of Wyoming disciplinary actions. This comprehensive 4-hour course is designed not only to meet the ethics CPE requirement for Wyoming CPAs but also to equip them with the knowledge and tools necessary for sound ethical reasoning and decision-making in their professional practice.

A passing score of 80% is required. 

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Learning Objectives

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

  • Define ethics from an overall and professional perspective
  • Identify the ethical standards contained in the Wyoming Rules of Professional Conduct
  • Recognize the Peer Review rules contained in the Wyoming Board Rules and Regulations
  • Identify the ethical standards contained in the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
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Course Specifics

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Revision Date
July 11, 2023

There are no prerequisites.

Advanced Preparation


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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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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 …