Course Information

Course No:  1861819

Course Name:  Ethics for Florida CPAs

Field of Study:    Regulatory Ethics

Course Description:  

This is an ethics course designed for Florida CPAs 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 ethical overview, the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and the threats and safeguards approach to coping with ethical dilemmas.

Chapter 3 covers Florida Ethics, including a review of key sections within Chapter 61H1: Administrative Code, Chapter 473: Regulation of Professions and Occupations – Public Accountancy, and Chapter 455: Business and Professional Regulation: General Provisions.

Learning objectives: After completing this section, you should be able to:

  • Recognize ethical reasoning used by accountants.
  • Identify different principles and rules of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.
  • Identify independence and objectivity issues.
  • Recognize ethical standards and violations.
  • Recognize Florida Administrative Codes for the Public Accounting profession, including key sections from within Chapter 61H1-19 thru 39 Board of Accountancy Rules.
  • Identify key sections of the Florida Statutes, including Chapter 455 Business and Professional Regulation: General Provisions, and Chapter 473, Regulation of Professions and Occupations - Public Accountancy.

Course Material: Online Material

Program level: Overview

Prerequisites: None

Advance preparation: None

Type of delivery method: QAS Self-study

Recommended CPE credits:   4.0

Final examination expiration date:   The program participant will have one year from the date of purchase to complete the course and final examination.