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Audit 101: AICPAs Code of Professional Conduct Principles

ID: 59585
Tuesday March 05, 2024 09:30AM - 11:30AM
Topics:
Ethics + Professional Standards
Non-members
$111.25
Members
$89.00
Your price
$111.25

AICPAs Code of Professional Conduct - Exploring the Foundational Principles Underlying the CPA Profession as a whole will provide an overview of the basic principles of the AICPA's Code of Professional Conduct with practical implementation examples. CPAs must seamlessly transition to a profession that relies heavily on conformance with technical and ethical standards. It is critical for CPAs to seek to serve the public interest with a strong sense of character, integrity, competence, and due professional care. In addition, CPAs must appropriately safeguard any threats to independence and objectivity. Note: This course is recommended as a part of a 16-hour audit skills curriculum for beginning auditors, while it is also appropriate for anyone who has public accounting responsibilities. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Major topics covered in this course include:

  • The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
  • The Conceptual Framework for Independence
  • Safeguarding independence when performing both attest and non-attest services
  • Real-life difficult scenarios and ethical dilemmas commonly faced by new professionals

Who will benefit: Accountants who need to understand the foundational principles of the CPA profession

NOTE – This ethics course has not been approved by the Accountancy Board of Ohio therefore does not count towards your mandatory 3 Hours of Professional Standards and Responsibilities credit per renewal period. This course does count towards your 120 CPE Hours.

THIS WEBCAST IS HOSTED ON CPA CROSSINGS PLATFORM. ATTENDEES WILL RECEIVE INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO ATTEND THE WEBCAST VIA E-MAIL.

Independence and Conflicts of Interest

ID: 59593
Friday March 08, 2024 01:30PM - 02:30PM
Topics:
Ethics + Professional Standards
Non-members
$68.75
Members
$55.00
Your price
$68.75

This course focuses on how to integrate independence and avoid conflicts of interest in situations accounting professionals face daily. Participants will be able to know not just what is the right thing to do according to the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, but how to put values into action. As part of this course, we also walk through real-world examples of individuals and companies faced with these dilemmas. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

 

The major topics covered in this class include:

 

  • AICPA Code of Conduct:  Independence, Conflicts of Interest, 
  • Case Study:  Olympus
  • Case Study: Buca di Beppo

 

 

Who will benefit: This course is ideal for CPAs, EAs, government finance personnel, Internal Auditors, governance professionals, and accountants

NOTE – This ethics course has not been approved by the Accountancy Board of Ohio therefore does not count towards your mandatory 3 Hours of Professional Standards and Responsibilities credit per renewal period. This course does count towards your 120 CPE Hours.

THIS WEBCAST IS HOSTED ON CPA CROSSINGS PLATFORM. ATTENDEES WILL RECEIVE INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO ATTEND THE WEBCAST VIA E-MAIL.

Spring Ohio Professional Standards and Responsibilities

ID: 59460
Thursday March 21, 2024 08:30AM - 11:15AM
Topics:
Ethics + Professional Standards
Non-members
$286.25
Members
$239.00
Your price
$286.25

What's good and bad in the world of accounting and business isn't as straightforward as you'd think. Our top-rated ethics events will ensure you can spot unethical antics a mile away and create the right culture in your organization.

You will:

- Learn to identify, evaluate and address any action or situation that threatens the core values of the CPA profession: integrity, objectivity, independence, and due care.

- Participate in an interactive review of the principles underlying the CPA code of conduct.

- Examine AICPA’s conceptual framework and how objectivity threats materialize within professional services firms and corporate entities.

- Be able to identify the principles of conduct applicable to CPAs.

- Describe the core ethical factors attributed to the CPA profession.

- Get a refresher on confidentiality and other CPA responsibilities.

- Meets CPA license renewal requirements.

- Meets CPA application requirements.

Circular 230 and Rogue Return Preparers

ID: 59614
Friday March 22, 2024 09:30AM - 11:30AM
Topics:
Ethics + Professional Standards
Non-members
$111.25
Members
$89.00
Your price
$111.25

You are not required to be a professional to prepare tax returns, but you are required to abide by regulations when preparing tax returns and representing clients with the IRS. Circular 230 is the guidebook that the United States Treasury uses to regulate those activities. Every year, return preparers are sanctioned, penalized, and sometimes imprisoned for violating various statutes and regulations. If a substantial amount of your CPA firm's revenue comes from tax preparation, this course is a must. Every year, return preparers violate these regulations, and are caught by the IRS. This presentation will help the CPA know the rules so they can stay in compliance with confidence while providing their client with tax preparation and IRS representation service. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

The major topics covered in this class include:

  • The authority of Circular 230 on return preparers
  • The possible penalties for violating Circular 230
  • How to answer ethical situations with clients
  • Characteristics of return preparers who prepare false tax returns
  • How to identify the violations in real life examples

Who will benefit: CPAs who practice tax compliance and return preparers.

NOTE – This ethics course has not been approved by the Accountancy Board of Ohio therefore does not count towards your mandatory 3 Hours of Professional Standards and Responsibilities credit per renewal period. This course does count towards your 120 CPE Hours.

THIS WEBCAST IS HOSTED ON CPA CROSSINGS PLATFORM. ATTENDEES WILL RECEIVE INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO ATTEND THE WEBCAST VIA E-MAIL.

CPA Ethics in a Crisis World: Tales From the Front

ID: 59619
Wednesday March 27, 2024 10:30AM - 12:30PM
Topics:
Ethics + Professional Standards
Risk Management + Fraud
Non-members
$111.25
Members
$89.00
Your price
$111.25

Based on real life experiences! 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. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

The major topics covered in this class include:

  • "Tales from the Front" - practice issues CPAs are dealing with in these extraordinary times
  • 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 will benefit: CPAs in public practice seeking an update on the latest tax developments affecting ethics in a crisis world.

NOTE – This ethics course has not been approved by the Accountancy Board of Ohio therefore does not count towards your mandatory 3 Hours of Professional Standards and Responsibilities credit per renewal period. This course does count towards your 120 CPE Hours.

THIS WEBCAST IS HOSTED ON CPA CROSSINGS PLATFORM. ATTENDEES WILL RECEIVE INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO ATTEND THE WEBCAST VIA E-MAIL.

Money Laundering Awareness for Accountants

ID: 59622
Friday March 29, 2024 09:00AM - 11:00AM
Topics:
Ethics + Professional Standards
Risk Management + Fraud
Non-members
$111.25
Members
$89.00
Your price
$111.25

The course provides general information on how to identify money laundering activities during the conduct of normal tax audits. Discover key resources and tools available for effective detection and deterrence. Explore the impact of money laundering on ethical decision-making, and how examiners and auditors can assist criminal investigators in countering money laundering. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:

  • Money laundering overview
  • Role of tax examiners and auditors
  • Tax return examination
  • Pre-audit indicators
  • Audit flags
  • Real estate issues
  • Cash indicators
  • International trade signals
  • Loan considerations
  • Professional service provider concerns
  • Money laundering and ethics

Who will benefit: Practitioners who want to explore how to better detect illicit money, and combat corrupt acts in the world that revolve around money including drugs, human trafficking, terrorism and more.

NOTE – This ethics course has not been approved by the Accountancy Board of Ohio therefore does not count towards your mandatory 3 Hours of Professional Standards and Responsibilities credit per renewal period. This course does count towards your 120 CPE Hours.

THIS WEBCAST IS HOSTED ON CPA CROSSINGS PLATFORM. ATTENDEES WILL RECEIVE INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO ATTEND THE WEBCAST VIA E-MAIL.

Audit 301: Code of Professional Conduct - Key for Auditors

ID: 59628
Tuesday April 02, 2024 09:00AM - 11:00AM
Topics:
Ethics + Professional Standards
Non-members
$111.25
Members
$89.00
Your price
$111.25

Professional Requirements for Assurance Providers, Including Independence - Understanding Critical Code of Professional Conduct Concepts will dig deeper into important foundational principles, primarily focusing on threats to independence and how to avoid or appropriately safeguard them. The AICPAs Code of Professional Conduct provides guidance for ethical business conduct, as well as other potentially relevant ethical requirements from the PCAOB and international bodies. An important pillar of any Code of Professional Conduct is the rules governing independence when performing attest services, particularly when both attest and non-attest services are provided. Note: This course is recommended as a part of a 16-hour audit skills curriculum for in-charge or supervisor auditors, while it is also appropriate for anyone who has audit or attest engagement responsibilities. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

The major topics covered in this course include:

  • Overview of the Conceptual Framework approach to identify threats to principles of the Code of Professional Conduct
  • Familiarity, self-interest, self-review and other independence threats
  • General requirements and management responsibilities when performing both attest and non-attest services for the same client
  • Safeguards for common independence threats

Who will benefit: Anyone who provides audit and attest services requiring independence

NOTE – This ethics course has not been approved by the Accountancy Board of Ohio therefore does not count towards your mandatory 3 Hours of Professional Standards and Responsibilities credit per renewal period. This course does count towards your 120 CPE Hours.

THIS WEBCAST IS HOSTED ON CPA CROSSINGS PLATFORM. ATTENDEES WILL RECEIVE INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO ATTEND THE WEBCAST VIA E-MAIL.

Creating an Ethical Work Environment

ID: 59631
Thursday April 04, 2024 09:30AM - 11:30AM
Topics:
Ethics + Professional Standards
Non-members
$111.25
Members
$89.00
Your price
$111.25

This session introduces theories on human nature and organizational factors affecting ethical choices. Robbie examines the role of gossip in the workplace, provides tools for ethical decision making and offers concrete actions for creating and sustaining an ethical work environment. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Ethical Values and Principles

 

  • Human Factors impacting ethical choices
  • Professional and organizational responsibilities in creating an ethical work environment
  • Tools for ethical decision making

 

Who will benefit: CPAs

NOTE – This ethics course has not been approved by the Accountancy Board of Ohio therefore does not count towards your mandatory 3 Hours of Professional Standards and Responsibilities credit per renewal period. This course does count towards your 120 CPE Hours.

THIS WEBCAST IS HOSTED ON CPA CROSSINGS PLATFORM. ATTENDEES WILL RECEIVE INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO ATTEND THE WEBCAST VIA E-MAIL.

IRS Strategic Plan 2023-2026 and Impacts on US Tax Pros

ID: 59637
Friday April 05, 2024 11:30AM - 01:30PM
Topics:
Ethics + Professional Standards
Non-members
$111.25
Members
$89.00
Your price
$111.25

This course is designed to provide an overview of the IRS Strategic Plan 2023-2026 and its impacts on the accounting profession and regulatory ethics. The course will cover the key goals and priorities of the IRS Strategic Plan, including improving service to taxpayers, enforcing the tax law fairly, transforming IRS operations, and fostering an inclusive and well-equipped workforce. Participants will learn about the specific measures the IRS plans to take to achieve these goals and the implications of these measures for tax professionals. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

The major topics covered in this course include:

  • Overview of the IRS Strategic Plan 2023-2026
  • Key goals and priorities of the IRS Strategic Plan
  • Measures the IRS plans to take to achieve its goals
  • Implications of the IRS Strategic Plan for tax professionals and regulatory ethics
  • Changes to the way the IRS provides services and communicates with taxpayers
  • Strategies for staying up-to-date on IRS policies and procedures
  • Case studies of the impacts of the IRS Strategic Plan on the accounting profession

Who will benefit: This course is intended for tax professionals, including accountants, who want to learn about the IRS Strategic Plan 2023-2026 and its impacts on their work and regulatory ethics.

NOTE – This ethics course has not been approved by the Accountancy Board of Ohio therefore does not count towards your mandatory 3 Hours of Professional Standards and Responsibilities credit per renewal period. This course does count towards your 120 CPE Hours.

THIS WEBCAST IS HOSTED ON CPA CROSSINGS PLATFORM. ATTENDEES WILL RECEIVE INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO ATTEND THE WEBCAST VIA E-MAIL.

Summer Ohio Professional Standards and Responsibilities

ID: 59463
Thursday June 13, 2024 08:30AM - 11:15AM
Topics:
Ethics + Professional Standards
Non-members
$236.25
Members
$189.00
Your price
$236.25
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What's good and bad in the world of accounting and business isn't as straightforward as you'd think. Our top-rated ethics events will ensure you can spot unethical antics a mile away and create the right culture in your organization.

You will:

- Learn to identify, evaluate and address any action or situation that threatens the core values of the CPA profession: integrity, objectivity, independence, and due care.

- Participate in an interactive review of the principles underlying the CPA code of conduct.

- Examine AICPA’s conceptual framework and how objectivity threats materialize within professional services firms and corporate entities.

- Be able to identify the principles of conduct applicable to CPAs.

- Describe the core ethical factors attributed to the CPA profession.

- Get a refresher on confidentiality and other CPA responsibilities.

- Meets CPA license renewal requirements.

- Meets CPA application requirements.