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Ethics for Accountants On-Site Training

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Ethics for Accountants

Workshop Description/Agenda

Discover how to navigate ethical minefields with ease. Even the most experienced accountant can get caught up in an ethical dilemma. Attend this vital seminar and learn to safeguard yourself and your career from real ethical threats. You’ll get a detailed look at the Code of Professional Conduct that will keep you out of harm’s way. Learn to apply the AICPA standards and the IRS rules to common ethical dilemmas – and explore the ethical requirements specific to Nevada CPAs. Ethical forks in the road impact the direction in which your career goes. Register today to make sure you’re headed down the road to success. Benefits for You • Increase your ability to recognize the best ethical solution in tough situations • Find out how rule interpretations apply to your CPA practice • Explore the 6 guiding principles in the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct • Learn about ethical guidance from the Institute of Management Accountants • Hear about the 7 universal principles of ethical conduct

8:30 am – 8:45 am Opening Remarks

8:45 am – 9:15 am Overview of the Study of Ethics
• The Function of Ethics
• The Theory of Utilitarianism
• Ethics in Western Civilization
• Positive Laws vs. Natural Laws
• AICPA Code of Ethics

9:15 am – 9:45 am The Code of Professional Conduct
• Six Guiding Principles in the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
• Principles vs. Rules
• Rules of Specific Action Common to the CPA Community

9:45 am – 10:30 am Understanding the Code of Professional Conduct
• Rule Interpretations
• Interpretations as They Apply to Your CPA Practice
• Applying the Interpretations in a Variety of Specific Circumstances
• Principles, Rules and Interpretations

10:30 am – 10:45 am Break

10:45 am – 11:15 am Ethics and the Tax Professional
• Internal Revenue Service Requirements as Outlined in Circular 230
• Applicable AICPA Guidance on Tax Practice
• Applying the AICPA Standards and the IRS Rules to Common Ethical Dilemmas

11:15 am – 11:45 am Ethics for Industry CPAs
• AICPA Guidance for Management Accountants
• Ethical Guidance From the Institute of Management Accountants
• Comparison and Contrast of Guidance Issued by IMA and AICPA

11:45 am – 12:30 pm Nevada Specific Information
• Requirements Specific to Nevada CPAs
• Adoption of AICPA Rules of Professional Conduct

The Seven Universal Principles of Ethical Conduct

David L. Osburn, M.B.A., David L. Osburn & Associates, LLC

,CFP 4.5 ,CPE 4.5 including Regulatory Ethics 4.5 ,CA CLE 3.75 ,NV CLE 3.5 ,

Who Should Attend

This seminar is designed for accountants, CPAs, controllers, CFOs, CEOs, tax managers, business owners and managers, and financial planners.

Additional Information

Training Provider: Lorman Education Services

Course Topics: Accounting Training > Accounting Miscellaneous

Training Course Summary: Ethics for Accountants

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