Self-Study Course Details
This 4-hour course is designed to meet the 4-hour professional ethics CPE requirement for Massachusetts CPAs. It provides an overview of ethical thought along with the core values of the CPA profession and the application of these values to ethical reasoning. The applicable rules promulgated by the Massachusetts Board of Public Accountancy found in 252 CMR 2.00 and 252 CMR 3.00: Code of Ethics and Rules of Professional Conduct are covered in detail. The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct is also covered in detail. Case studies are utilized throughout the course to emphasize material.
- Identify ethics from an overall and professional perspective.
- Recognize the ethical standards contained in the Massachusetts Board of Public Accountancy rules.
- Identify the ethical standards contained in the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.
Joe is a partner at CFO Resources, LLC, a company focused on training and courseware for CPAs and is also the owner of Mill Creek Publishing LLC, a provider of self-study courses for CPAs. Joe has over 30 years of experience as a CPA in both public accounting and industry with extensive experience in financial reporting and analysis, treasury, tax, information technology, legal and regulatory matters and strategic planning. After graduation from Butler University with a degree in Accounting, Joe got his start at Ernst & Young and, subsequent to that, has served as Chief Financial Officer, Director of Treasury and Tax, Controller and Manager of Financial Planning, Reporting and Analysis for several different companies. Joe, along with his wife Patricia McCarthy, have published articles in Missouri and Texas CPA Society publications titled “Incorporating Excel Arrays into Your Audit Plan”.
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