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An Ethical Framework - How It Works

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

Structure of Professional EthicsThe Differences Between the Code of Professional Ethics as maintained by the AICPA, the Professional Ethics Executive Committee (PEEC), Joint Ethics Enforcement Program (JEEP) and Joint Trial Board What Happens When an Ethics Complaint is ReceivedCase Studies

An Ethical Approach to Mental Health Issues at Work

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

The major topics covered in this class include:Virtue Ethics and Mental HealthDefinition, Myths and Bias of Mental HealthSuicide: Facts and ResourcesRecognizing signs of potential mental health challengesEmpathy and ListeningMental Health and Generational ExpectationsBecoming a Mental Health Ally

Independence and Conflicts of Interest

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Webinar

1.00 Credits

Member Price: $55

The major topics covered in this class include:AICPA Code of Conduct: Independence, Conflicts of Interest, Case Study: OlympusCase Study: Buca di Beppo

Mental Models for CPAs: How to Use Cognitive Frameworks

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

The major topics covered in this course include:Introduction to mental modelsExamples of mental models and their applications in behavioral ethicsBuilding a latticework of mental modelsLimitations of mental modelsHow to apply mental models to the accounting professionCase studies demonstrating the use of mental models in financial decision-makingStrategies for continuing to learn and expand your mental model toolkit

Audit 101: AICPAs Code of Professional Conduct Principles

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

Major topics covered in this course include:The AICPA Code of Professional ConductThe Conceptual Framework for IndependenceSafeguarding independence when performing both attest and non-attest servicesReal-life difficult scenarios and ethical dilemmas commonly faced by new professionals

Love it or Leave It: Engagement and Retention at Work

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

The major topics that will be covered in this course include:Ethical Values and Engagement and RetentionEnhancing Employee engagementStrategic/Intentional Actions to Enhance RetentionGeneration X

Surgent's Ethical Considerations for the CPA

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Webinar

4.00 Credits

Member Price: $159

Examine the CPA's role in today's economy Compare similarities and differences between individual and business ethics Explore the link between ethics, integrity and scruples Discuss the basic attributes of ethics and professional conduct Review the history of the CPA profession and the CPA's requirement to adhere to ethics policies and codes of conduct Review the AICPA's Code of Professional Conduct and a CPA's responsibilities to the public, clients and colleagues Discuss the common rules and statutes faced daily in the CPA profession. Case studies may also be utilized to present potential ethical dilemmas CPAs may face during their careers Review CPA Independence violations by current legal case examples

Ethics: 10 Crucial Qualities of High Character CPAs

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

The major topics covered in this class include:Discover why the ten crucial qualities of high-character CPAs are essential to your successLearn how to evaluate these qualities in job candidates and why you must do so

Ethics: What a CPA in Business & Industry Needs to Know

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

Ethics for Members in Business: Why Bother?Re-Introducing the AICPA Code of Professional ConductThe Basic Ethics Rules for Members in BusinessThe Conceptual Framework: Avoiding the Risk of NoncomplianceCase Analysis: Members in Business

Payroll Essentials: Ethics in Payroll

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

The major topics covered in this class include:Ethical framework in the payroll processThe role of ethics by stakeholders involved in the payroll processReal-life examples of what happens when stakeholders in the payroll process make the decision to decouple ethics from payroll

Case Study Ethics for Today's Accountant

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Webinar

1.00 Credits

Member Price: $55

The major topics covered in this class include:How to apply ethical guidance to scenarios accounting professionals may encounter in public practiceBest ethical standards to integrateAnalyze and apply the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct

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

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

The major topics covered in this course include:Overview of the IRS Strategic Plan 2023-2026Key goals and priorities of the IRS Strategic PlanMeasures the IRS plans to take to achieve its goalsImplications of the IRS Strategic Plan for tax professionals and regulatory ethicsChanges to the way the IRS provides services and communicates with taxpayersStrategies for staying up-to-date on IRS policies and proceduresCase studies of the impacts of the IRS Strategic Plan on the accounting profession

Mail Fraud and Wire Fraud: Why Business Owners go to Prison

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:What is fraud?How business owners become vulnerable to charges for mail fraud and wire fraudWhat business leaders know about how communications can lead to criminal chargesDiscussion of actual fraud cases involving business leaders that went to prison for wire fraud.Federal sentencing guidelinesSentencing for mail fraud and wire fraud convictions

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.

Ethics: IRS Behavioral Insights for Accountants

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

Behavioral insights (BI) PrimerHow and why BI are used by the IRSIRS and individual decision-makingIRS and environmental and design considerationsIRS and social normsIRS "top of mind" issues BI and Implementation of tax reform legislation BI and private debt collectionBI and online taxpayer accountsBI and taxpayer rights in "real" vs. "unreal" auditsBI and the tax-exempt approval processBI and passport renewal and revocationHow to use BI to more mindfully interact with the IRS to improve outcomes

Professional Skepticism

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

The Professional Skepticism "Mind Set"Recent PronouncementsProfessional Skepticism as DiligenceCases and ControversiesConclusion

2024 AICPA Regulatory Ethics Update

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

The major topics that will be covered in this course include:The Professional Ethics Executive Committee's updated ethics rules.An overview of recently issued ethics rules that CPAs need to know to be compliant.

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

Roadmap to Ethical Decision Making

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

The major topics covered in this course include:Review the AICPA's Code of Professional Conduct.Provide best practice tips and practical strategies for preserving independence when assisting clients with technical matters.Discuss the principles of professional conduct.Address compliance with professional standards.Use case studies to address circumstances that may create threats to independence.

Accountants and Malpractice: Can We Get Sued for This?

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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:How accountant liability is a very real threat in today's litigious society.A discussion of scenarios in which accounting professionals can find themselves inadvertently involved in a lawsuit.Pitfalls in which the accountant may find him- or her- self while dealing with clients.Real-life examples from the speaker's extensive experience as a practitioner and as an expert witness in accounting malpractice cases.