Self-Study Course Details
Course Description

This two-hour course is designed to meet the two-hour regulatory review course requirement for California CPAs.  This course is required every six years and is in addition to the four-hour ethics requirement for each two-year license renewal period.  The applicable statutes and regulations promulgated in the California Accountancy Act and the California Board of Accountancy Regulations are covered in detail.  Included in the course is a summary of recent and historic board enforcement actions and an overview of new rules.  Disciplinary actions by the board are used to reinforce understanding of the statues and regulations.  Frequently asked questions are also included to further illustrate important points. 

A grade of at least 90% is required to pass this course.

Learning Objectives
  • Identify the regulatory requirements contained in applicable sections the California Board of Accountancy Regulations and the California Accountancy Act
Prerequisites
  • None
Advanced Preparation

None

Author Details
  • Joseph Helstrom
    Joseph Helstrom

    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”.

NASBA Sponsor
  • National Registry of CPE Sponsors for the QAS self-study delivery method
    Encoursa 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 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: NASBAregistry.org.

$27.00

CPE
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