State Specific Ethics

Ethics for Washington CPAs - 2020

Course Overview
This is an ethics and regulations course for Washington CPAs covering standards of professional conduct and business practices adhered to by accountants such as CPAs in order to enhance their profession and maximize idealism, justice and fairness when dealing with the public, clients and other members of their profession. It covers the specific Washington Public Accountancy Act and the Board's rules and policies, the profession's Code of Conduct (Code), and the differences between Washington State law and the AICPA Code. After completing this course, participants will have an understanding of the laws and regulations in Washington State governing accountancy, where to access those laws and regulations, and an understanding of the scope and nature of those laws and requirements. This course is for 2020.



Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Recognize ethical reasoning used by accountants.
  • Identify different characteristics of ethics.
  • Identify independence and objectivity issues.
  • Recognize ethical standards and violations.
  • Recognize rules as presented in Washington Public Accountancy Act.
  • Identify requirements of the Chapter WAC 4-30.
  • Recognize any differences between Washington State Board rules and AICPA rules.
  • Identify different principles, rules and violations of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.

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Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

None

Speaker / Author:

Steve Spafford, MBA, CPA, has over 20 years’ experience as a CPA working with large public accounting firms, and in numerous executive roles at multinational public corporations. He is a member of DeltaCPE LLC, a leading publisher of continuing professional education courses for CPAs, and has edited CPA ethics courses provided to over 35 states.

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Windows or Mac OS

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Price (USD)

Standard: $99.80

Details

Course Code : 99ETHWA-20

Release Date : 01/31/2020
Expire Date : 12/31/2020
Credits :
CPE 4.00
QAS 4.00

Length : 3hr 20min
Course Level : Overview
Course Type : Self-Study
Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Regulatory Ethics

Theme : State Specific Ethics

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