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Managing Ethical Dilemmas for Texas CPAs

Put your ethics into action by gaining a deeper understanding of rules governing CPA practice and responsibilities. A CPA is challenged in today's work world to not only serve his/her client or employer but also to protect the public interest by ensuring that there is transparency in financial reporting or there is fair administration of the tax laws. In balancing the two interests, a CPA may find him or herself in an ethical dilemma. This topic covers not only basic ethical frameworks, but also specific rules governing CPA practice and responsibilities. It concludes with a section on how a CPA can put his or her ethics into action.


Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to identify the ethical standards of professional accounting which are applicable in Texas.
  • You will be able to identify the intent of the Texas Rules of Professional Conduct and the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct in the performance of professional accounting services.
  • You will be able to recognize appropriate ethical judgment in interpreting the Texas CPA rules and determining public interest.
  • You will be able to identify the Texas Rules of Professional Conduct and their implications for persons in a variety of CPA practices.

Runtime: 222 minutes
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Agenda

The Foundation of Ethical Thought

  • How to Establish an Ethical Framework by Considering Ethical Theories
  • How to Navigate Red Flags of Ethical Dilemmas
  • How to Understand How Rationalization Undermines Ethical Behavior and Leads to Compromise

Ethics and the CPA: Displaying Integrity, Objectivity, Independence and Responsibility to the Public

  • How to Incorporate Essential CPA Values of Integrity, Objectivity, Independence and Responsibility to the Public Into Practice
  • How to Understand What Makes Good People Make Bad Decisions
  • How to Identify Specific Behaviors of High Integrity

Rules of Professional Conduct

  • How to Incorporate a CPA's Responsibility to the Public Into Practice
  • How to Uphold the CPA's Responsibility to the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy
  • How to Fulfil the CPA's Responsibility to the Profession
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This course was last revised on September 20, 2019.

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  • CPE/NASBA - QAS Self Study 4.0 including Regulatory Ethics 4
     
  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a QAS Self Study sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/cpas/complaints. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 4.0 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Regulatory Ethics for 4.0 hours. Prerequisite: . Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: QAS Self Study. Please refer to the information in this advertisement for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board.
     
  • TX CPE 4.0 including Regulatory Ethics 4
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. has registered with the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy as a CPE Sponsor. This registration does not constitute an endorsement by the Board as to the quality of our CPE Program. This program qualifies for 4.0 hours of continuing professional education in the area of regulatory ethics.
     
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Faculty

Allison M. McLeod, LL.M., CPA

Allison M. McLeod, LL.M., CPA

Allison M. McLeod, LL.M., CPA. A PLLC

  • Full-time senior lecturer at the University of North Texas, teaching classes in corporate income taxes, individual taxes, tax research, ethics and financial accounting
  • Practices law part-time with the Dallas firm Grable Martin Fulton, PLLC
  • Taught in the past at the University of North Texas College of Law as adjunct faculty
  • Worked for 18 years in industry and in a Big Four accounting firm
  • Licensed CPA since 1993 and has been licensed to practice law since 1992
  • Taught live and online ethics course to CPAs nationwide since 2011
  • Earned a law degree from Baylor School of Law; LL.M. degree in taxation, Southern Methodist School of Law
  • Can be contacted at www.accountingnegligence.com, 214-3403-8622, or [email protected]
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Product ID: 406947
Published 2019
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