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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

Why People Are Irrational, Biased and Emotional With Money


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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

The major topics covered in this course include:Common irrational money decisionsCognitive biases and their impact on decision-making and ethical behaviorMental accountingThe ostrich effectPresent biasSunk-cost fallacyAnchoring biasStatus quo biasThe bandwagon effectEmotional responses in money decisions

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

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.

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

PPP Fraud and Financial Professionals


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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

The major topics covered in this class include:Ethical dilemmasJudicial proceedingsMitigation strategiesCreating tools to help make better decisionsAtonement and reconciliation

Accountancy Laws, Ethics, Taxes and Financial Reporting Review: Ethics 2023


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Webinar

4.00 Credits

Member Price: $159

• AICPA Code of Professional Conduct • Fair positions in tax returns • Ethical issues in tax practice • Fairness in financial reporting • Integrity and materiality judgments • Ethics involving related party, pro forma results and accounting change disclosures

Responsibility to the Public by the CPA


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Webinar

1.00 Credits

Member Price: $55

The major topics covered in this class include:AICPA Code of Conduct: Responsibility to the Public and Due CareCase study: Health SouthReturning client recordsConfidential informationWhistleblowing provisions

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?

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

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

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

Bumper Sticker Ethics v. Professional Ethics


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Webinar

1.00 Credits

Member Price: $39

Introduction: "Bumper Sticker Ethics" Thinking About Ethics: Digging a Little DeeperCompare: Principles of Professional Ethics in AccountingCase Study: Frank v. Dana Corp.Conclusion: The Conceptual Framework as an Ethics Resource

The Ethic of Recruitment and Selection


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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

The major topics covered in this course include:Discussion of ethical and effective recruiting strategiesSelection processes that foster diversity and inclusionHow to increase talent pools to ensure hiring success

Practical Insights Gleaned from the AICPA's Code of Conduct


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Webinar

2.00 Credits

Member Price: $89

The major topics covered in this class include:Evolution of relevant professional guidance Independence provisions Vernacular used in the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct Conflicts of interest Offering/accepting gifts or entertainment Acts discreditable to the profession

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

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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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.

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