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Date/Time: Thursday, December 31, 10:00 am–11:50 am EST

Description: Reading the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct can be a daunting experience. This course unpacks the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct by exploring practical considerations for accounting professionals. We will examine selected provisions that are relevant to CPAs in both public accounting and industry.

Learning Objectives:  Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand important ways that the AICPA Code of Conduct affects a public accounting practice
  • View the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct from a fresh perspective
  • Understand important terminology
  • Consider ways to apply professional guidance to your professional circumstances

Major Subjects:

  • Evolution of relevant professional guidance
  • Independence provisions
  • Vernacular used in the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Offering/accepting gifts or entertainment
  • Acts discreditable to the profession

Who should attend: CPAs in public practice and members in industry.

Program Level: Basic

Developed By: Van Der Aa Tax Ed, LLCc

Instructor: Chris Harper, CPA, MBA

CPE Credit: 2

Field of Study: Regulatory Ethics

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None

Price: $59

Christopher Harper, CPA, MBA

Chris is a CPA with the heart of a teacher. He is a clinical affiliate instructor of accounting with Grand Valley State University’s Seidman College of Business. He also serves as a senior manager and director of education for Hungerford Nichols CPAs + Advisors. Chris has been serving tax and accounting needs of closely held business and individuals since 1998

Course materials are only available to students enrolled in the course.