Description: This program addresses the many issues impacting CPA practice with a world in crisis. The unique challenges facing practitioners are related through actual practice situations – and then analyzed for their ethical implications.
Learning Objectives: To provide an exploration of numerous practice situations occasioned by the world in crisis and relate them to various ethical authorities.
- “Tales from the Front” – practice issues CPAs are dealing with in these extraordinary times – Based on real life experiences!
- Ethical issues explained from an engaging angle of attack!
- Ethics applied through the lens of world crisis!
- Review of AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
- Review of IRS Circular 230
- Review of client tax return disclosure rules (Sec. 6103)
- Crisis impacts on engagement letters, contingent fees, independence, consulting services, attest and non-attest services, billing, and collections
Who should attend: CPAs in public practice seeking an update on the latest tax developments affecting ethics in a crisis world.
Program Level: Basic
Developed By: Federal Tax Workshops, Inc
Instructor: Steven C. Dilley, CPA, JD, PhD
CPE Credit: 2
Note: This course qualifies for PTIN credit.
Field of Study: Regulatory Ethics
Advanced Preparation: None
Steven C. Dilley, CPA, JD, PhD
Steve is President of Federal Tax Workshops, Inc., where for over 40 years, he has developed and presented continuing education seminars and webinars on tax, accounting and ethics topics for accountants and attorneys throughout the country. He is nationally known for his knowledge of the financial, accounting, and tax problems of the closely held business and has published numerous articles on these topics.
In addition, Steve is a Professor Emeritus of Accounting at Michigan State University, East Lansing, where he taught tax accounting. He has been received the “Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award” in Michigan, as well as the MSU Accounting and Information Systems Department Outstanding Teacher Award.