Responsibility to the Public by the CPA

Course Details

Date

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

7:00am – 8:00am (Registration: 6:10am)

Location

Online

Field of Study

Ethics

CPE Credit

1 hour CPE credit

Level of Knowledge

Beginning

Vendor

CPA Crossings

Prerequisites

None

Description

This course focuses on concepts of due care and client confidentiality as the CPA carries out his/her responsibility to the public. We discuss the CPA's duty to "blow the whistle" in situations where the professional becomes aware of financial fraud or subversion of the tax rules. As part of this course, we 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.

Highlights

The major topics covered in this class include:

  • AICPA Code of Conduct: Responsibility to the Public and Due Care
  • Case study: Health South
  • Returning client records
  • Confidential information
  • Whistleblowing provisions

Objectives

After attending the presentation you will be able to...

  • Be able to define a CPA's responsibility to the public and apply related concepts such as due care and client confidentiality in practice.
  • Be able to discuss a CPAs potential duty to blow the whistle in certain circumstances even though it may result in a negative consequence to the whistleblower.

Designed For

CPAs, EAs, or other tax professionals

Registration for this course has passed.

Course Pricing

WYOCPA Member Fee
$49.00

Non-Member Fee
$64.00

Your Price
$64.00

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