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Ethics for Arizona
Field of Study:
This is an ethics course for Arizona covering standards of professional conduct and business practices adhered to by accountants such as CPAs in order to enhance their profession and maximize idealism, justice and fairness when dealing with the public, clients and other members of their profession. It also presents an approach --the threats and safeguards approach –to coping with ethical dilemmas. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and its impact on business ethics, new internal control requirements, and the CPA’s responsibilities are summarized. Also included are some cases of AICPA ethics violations.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Identify the characteristics of ethics.
- Recognize ethical reasoning used by accountants.
- Differentiate between rulings and principles of the AICPA’s Code of Professional Conduct.
- Identify the six principles and list the eleven rules of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.
- Recognize ethics rulings on independence.
- Identify ethical dilemmas faced by CPAs.
- Recognize the key features of corporate responsibility law (Sarbanes-Oxley act) that influence
- Identify consulting services prohibited by the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act of 2002.
- Identify the requirements of accountants as highlighted in the Arizona statutes and administrative rules.
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Final examination expiration date:
The program participant will have one year from the date of purchase to complete the course and final examination.
Web CPE is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have the 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 website: www.nasbaregistry.org