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Tax Practice Ethical Challenges and Circular 230

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $79

Circular 230 (IRS) rules for conducting a "best" tax practice How to avoid tax return preparation penalties Recent developments impacting today's tax practice Review of tax return preparer's registration rules Explanation of the revised AICPA Code of Professional Conduct Contingent fees

Ethics and Technology for CPAs

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:The foundational ethical principles CPAs are required to follow and how these principles apply to audit quality, data privacy and security, and the use of emerging technologies.The profession's need to change to meet its ethics standard in a technology-centric environment.Changes being considered by the AICPA and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy that could impact the profession.

What Do You Do When You Make an Ethical Mistake? Featuring xxx and Don Minges

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Webinar

1.00 Credits

Member Price: $39

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Ethical Performance Management

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

The major topics covered in this class include:Definition and Benefits of Ethical Performance ManagementSetting Standards/Goal settingPreparing and Conducting the Appraisal InterviewLegal Considerations in Performance ManagementAvoiding Rater BiasFeedback and Coaching

Let's Meet at the Intersection of Fraud and Ethics

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Webinar

4.00 Credits

Member Price: $129

Examination of actual frauds Discussion of internal controls that could have prevented frauds Contemplation of epiphanies for your own professional scenarios The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct Other elements of professional conduct and compliance with professional standards

Todd and Julie Chrisley Go to Prison

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

Major topics covered in this course include:What is bank fraud?What is wire fraud?Role of financial service professionals in combating tax evasion and white-collar crimeRed flags indicating of white-collar crimesImportance of knowing customersCriminal justice proceedingsRelationship between victim impact and sentencingRelationship between loss amounts and sentencing

Ethics: Get Rich, Lose Weight, and Enjoy True Love

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

We will begin with a "What would you do?" quiz with five challenging scenarios. You'll be asked to choose among several options in each situation (don't worry, we won't collect the results).Next we'll do a deep dive into the five principles of ethical intelligence:Do No HarmMake Things BetterRespect Others (by keeping confidences, telling the truth, and keeping your promises)Be FairCareComplete a few fun writing exercises (optional) during the webinar. After which, Bruce shows how the principles of ethical intelligence reveal which option in each scenario is best.We'll conclude with a Call to Action so that some of the lessons from this webinar can be put into practice immediately. Even doing one of the things Bruce suggests will enrich your accounting practice and your life.

Beware the Tax Enforcers: How the US Prosecutes Tax Evaders

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

The major topics covered in this course include:Overview of the Tax Division's role and responsibilitiesCivil litigation and appellate cases in the Tax DivisionCriminal investigations and prosecutions of tax law violationsProtecting the public fisc through affirmative civil litigationEncouraging voluntary compliance with tax lawsEnsuring fair and uniform enforcement of tax lawsCollaboration with other federal agencies in tax law enforcement

Circular 230 and Rogue Return Preparers

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

The major topics covered in this class include:The authority of Circular 230 on return preparersThe possible penalties for violating Circular 230How to answer ethical situations with clientsCharacteristics of return preparers who prepare false tax returnsHow to identify the violations in real life examples

Ethical Tax Practice Strategies in a Crisis World

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $79

“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

New Client Ethical Challenges: The CPAs Guide

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $79

How the CPA can meet the challenges presented by a new client AICPA Code of Professional Conduct AICPA Statements on Standards for Tax Services IRS Circular 230 Case study illustration of how to bring the new client into ethical, proper financial and tax compliance

Fraud & Embezzlement: Case Studies from the Trenches

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:How organizations can find themselves defrauded due to lax oversight and weak internal controls.How the existence of the "trusted advisor" creates situations where CPAs can drop their professional skepticism.Illustrations of the issues companies should look for in preventing fraud and embezzlement.

Ethics: Giving Thanks - How to Master the Art of Gratitude

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

We'll explore what gratitude is and how expressions of it can vary from culture to culture. We'll also unpack several ways you can regularly say "thank you" to valued clients and colleagues, and we'll examine methods for evaluating gratitude in prospective and current employees.

The Tax Advocacy Panel (TAP): Driving IRS Tax Policy

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

The major topics covered in this course include:The role of TAP in the US tax system and how it shapes regulatory ethics Gathering feedback from taxpayersMaking recommendations to the IRSWorking with IRS employees to implement and maintain solutionsThe impact of TAP on the tax system and accounting professionTAP's efforts to improve efficiency and effectivenessThe importance of trust and confidence in the tax system

Ethical Challenges for CPAs - Do You Have a Breaking Point?

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:Explore the cases of those who succumbed to pressure and lost their livelihoods, from those who helped clients avoid restating earnings to those backdating changes to audit workpapers.Discuss the pressures that cause CPAs to cross the line and how to make sure you do not succumb to the pressure.Reinforce the ethical principles that CPAs are required to follow.Consider cases of CPAs who became fraudsters. Who is responsible for fraud prevention? How can you keep your clients safe?

Assessing Independence Under the New Yellow Book

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Webinar

1.00 Credits

Member Price: $55

The major topics covered in this course include:Threats and safeguardsIndependence RulesGAGAS

Let's End Business Ethics

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $79

Ethics defined Are there business ethics? How to identify ethical issues Deciphering your ethical code Why ethical behavior is good for your business How to make ethical decisions

Upholding Independence While Holding Your Client's Hand

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $79

Discussion of circumstances that may cause recent FASB pronouncements to introduce threats to independence; Review the AICPA's Code of Professional Conduct; Provide best practice tips and practical strategies for preserving independence when assisting clients with technical matters.

Ethics: Human Capital Reporting and DEI for Accountants

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:Emerging Human Capital Disclosure RulesDEI BasicsNeurodiversity PrinciplesDEI ContinuumHow a DEI Strategy Contributes to Your Competitive AdvantageDiversity Annual Reports: Case Studies and Best PracticesInclusive Hiring ProcessesRetention and Promotion EquityPay Gap IssuesDiverse Vendor NetworksRacial Equity and Brand MessagingInclusivity Builder WorksheetInclusive Marketing ToolkitHuman Capital Technology ToolsHuman Capital ResourcesHuman Capital Starter Strategy

Ethics: 10 Essential Movies, TV Shows, and Books for CPAs

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Webinar

1.00 Credits

Member Price: $55

You will receive summaries of some of the best movies, TV programs, and books for CPAs who want to take their businesses to a higher level of success. Some of the works we'll discuss are:The GodfatherAristotle's Nicomachean EthicsCurb Your EnthusiasmThe Invention of Lying ...and many more!