Ethics and Professional Conduct for Washington (CPE Course)

CPE Credit: 4 hours

Course Type: Downloaded PDF materials with online test

Price (with PDF Textbook): $40


Course Description
This course is designed to meet the 4 hour Ethics CPE requirement for Washington State CPAs as outlined by the Washington State Board of Accountancy.  This course covers the Washington State Public Accountancy Act and the Board’s rules and policies.  It also discusses the AICPA Code of Conduct and the key differences between Washington State law and the AICPA Code of Conduct.


Author: Mill Creek Publishing

Course Number: ET1047

Learning Objectives

  • Understand Public Accountancy Act of Washington State
  • Understandthe Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) as they pertain to CPAs
  • Be able to apply statutes and rules to your professional life
  • To describe how the AICPA’s rule interpretations apply to the rules themselves
  • Understand the difference between AICPA Professional Code of Conduct  and Washington State Law
  • Relate rulings on ethics to the applicable principles

            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.