Ethics for CPAs (CPE Course)

CPE Credit: 4 hours

Course Type: Downloaded PDF materials with online test

Price (with PDF Textbook): $40


Course Description
This course provides an overview of ethical thought as well as the core values of the CPA profession and the application of these values to ethical reasoning.  The reformatted AICPA Code of Professional Conduct is used as a basis for ethical conduct for CPAs and case studies are used to reinforce concepts.  Additionally, the ethical requirements of CPA tax practitioners under Treasury Department Circular No. 230 are also covered in the course materials.  


Author: Mill Creek Publishing

Course Number: ET1031

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize ethical behavior in the context of social and professional groups
  • Describe the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
  • Describe the requirements of tax practitioners under Treasury Department Circular No. 230

    Level: Overview

    Instructional Method: QAS Self-Study

    NASBA Category: Regulatory Ethics

    Prerequisites: None

    Advance Preparation: None

    Program Registration Requirements: Click on "Purchase Course" near the top of this page to pay for and access the course. You will then be able to download the course as a PDF file, then take an on-line examination, and then download a certificate of completion if you pass the examination.

    Program Refund Policy: For more information regarding administrative policies concerning complaints, refunds, and other matters, see our policies page.


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    AccountingTools, Inc. 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.

    The NASBA sponsor identification number for Accountingtools, Inc. is 115881.


    AccountingTools is an IRS Approved Continuing Education Provider. We are compliant with the requirements for continuing education providers (as described in sections 10.6 and 10.9 of the Department of Treasury’s Circular No. 230 and in other IRS guidance, forms, and instructions). Our IRS Approved Continuing Education Provider number is 72821.