Ethics: Protecting the Integrity of Florida CPAs (2021-22) (12397)

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Location: Online
4Credits
Ethics
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FICPA Members
$80.00 Regular Price
Nonmembers
$100.00 Regular Price
Product Code: ETHOL21
Level: Update
Vendor: Florida Institute of CPAs
Field of Study: Regulatory Ethics

Overview:

It is essential for CPAs to have an understanding of the ethical problems and principles that impact their daily interactions with clients, employers, and regulatory authorities.  This course reviews the frameworks provided in the Florida Statutes, the Rules of the Florida Board of Accountancy, and the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct that determine the expectations for your behavior as a Florida CPA.  

Through an interactive and engaging dialogue, we will focus on the application of specific rules and requirements within that framework and recent trends in business and professional ethics.  

The course fulfills the biennial ethics requirement for Florida CPAs.

This course is QAS self-study and must be completed by one year of purchase.

This course is included in the 24/7 Learning Library.

Objectives:

  • Describe how codes of conduct, professional responsibilities, and core values of the profession issued by various organizations impact the practice of accounting.
  • Identify how Florida Statutes 455 and 473 and Florida Administrative Code 61H1 provide guidance for ethical practice.
  • Identify how newly revised/ proposed interpretations, rulings, and legislation affect Florida licensees.
  • Recognize practice and compliance issues such as independence that affect ethical conduct.
  • Instructors:

    Major Topics:

  • AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
  • Business ethics
  • Chapters 455 and 473, F.S.
  • Rule 61H1 F.A.C.
  • Common violations of Florida laws and rules
  • Client record retention
  • CPE reporting requirements
  • Disciplinary actions
  • Fraud
  • Independence
  • Integrity and objectivity
  • Licensure requirements – individuals and firms 
  • Peer Review 
  • Practice mobility
  • Professional competency

    Individuals that complete this self-study and successfully pass the exam will earn 4 hours of Ethics CPE Credit.

    NOTE: IN ORDER TO RECEIVE CPE CREDIT, THE COURSE MUST BE PURCHASED BY THE INDIVIDUAL INTENDING TO TAKE IT.

  • Designed For:

    Designed for Florida licensees working in public practice, business and industry, government, and education who are maintaining a Florida license.



    Prerequisite:

    None

    Additional Info:

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