CPA Ethics – Washington 2023
Washington CPAs continuously strive to serve their clients, the public and their profession with fair-mindedness and integrity. A solid understanding of professional ethical standards lies at the heart of this approach. In this 4-hour board approved regulatory ethics course, we’ll cover many of these elements, including:
  • Ethical principles and values in the business world,
  • Which professional and regulatory agencies CPAs should be mindful of,
  • Ethics and Independence Standards pronounced by the AICPA,
  • Rules of professional conduct for Washington CPAs, and
  • Social Media and the impact this has on CPA independence and ethics.

Course Publication Date: January 01, 2023

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active all access membership or ethics membership or can be purchased for $49.00!

Author:Tyler Thompson CPA, EA
Course No:ETH-WA-10353
Recommended CPE:4.00
Delivery Method:QAS Self Study
Level of Knowledge:Overview
Advanced Preparation:None
Recommended Field of Study:Regulatory Ethics
Learning Objectives
  • Recall various ethical principles and values used by individuals when making decisions.
  • Identify which regulatory bodies govern the practice of public accountancy.
  • Recall which responsibilities are within the purview of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.
  • Recall the correct sequence of steps CPAs should take when utilizing the AICPA conceptual framework.
  • Identify threats and safeguards associated with the AICPA conceptual framework for independence.
  • Recall details in connection with tax practitioner responsibilities within the context of the AICPA Statements on Standards for Tax Services & IRS Circular 230.
  • Identify ethical considerations that CPAs licensed in the State of Washington should be mindful of.
  • Recall key rules of professional conduct mandated by the Washington State Board of Accountancy.
  • Identify strategies CPA’s should employ when utilizing social media in order to mitigate professional liability and adhere to professional ethical standards.

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