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FREE 4-Hour Ethics Course Information for CalCPA Members

CalCPA members* are eligible to receive a FREE 4-hour ethics course ($201 value).

Select from courses in webcast or self-study format to meet either your 4-hour ethics license renewal requirement or technical CPE hours. No promo code required.

Membership Year 2019-20 & 2020-21 (more course links to be updated soon)


Accountancy Laws, Ethics, Taxes and Financial Reporting Review—Ethics

Cover case studies and engage in discussion questions that cover fair positions in tax returns, ethical issues in tax practice, fairness in financial reporting and integrity and materiality judgments.

  • Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. and On-Demand
  • Credits: CPE 4, IRS-ET 4, CTEC-Ethic 4
  • Date: April 22 | On-Demand

Professional Conduct & Ethics: Dealing with Ethical Crises

CPAs are commonly placed in positions to make difficult decisions. This course infuses new case studies highlighting issues that involve handling ethical crises. From audit to tax and from staff to partner, dive deep into high profile conflicts such as Wells Fargo, Google, and Turing Pharmaceuticals, as well as other conflicts that never make headlines.

  • Time: On-Demand
  • Credits: CPE 4
  • Date: On-Demand

Ethical Considerations in Today’s Business Environment

Learn to create an ethical environment within an organization. Discover the responsibility of leaders. Explore common rationalizations for unethical behavior to avoid traps resulting in sub-optimal decisions.


Ethical Responsibilities for CPAs: Ethics

Keep current on the many ethical requirements imposed on the profession by standards-setting organizations and legislative action. Discuss regulatory, legal and ethical requirements which are imposed on the profession.


Everyday Ethics: Doing Well by Doing Good

Learn various codes of professional conduct and standards of ethical conduct, recent cases involving professional responsibility for the accounting profession, ethical frameworks and more.


Professional Conduct & Ethics: Dealing with Ethical Crises

CPAs are commonly placed in positions to make difficult decisions. This course infuses new case studies highlighting issues that involve handling ethical crises.


State and Federal Ethics Considerations

Review rules and regulations that govern tax practice for both federal and state purposes. Examine the rules of practice before the IRS (Treasury Dept. Circular 230). Explore current developments related to applicable tax practice penalties.


Tax Practice Conduct Standards: Circular 230 and AICPA Starter

Meet the ethics requirement while addressing significant changes in the statutory and regulatory standards that govern tax practitioners.


*This offer is exclusively available to Executive, Professional +5, Professional <5, Temporarily Out of Work Force and Retired member types who have paid their CalCPA membership fees with “Member” member status and excludes any member type with “Life” or “Suspended” member status. No promo code is required during registration.

Value is based on a full-pay, nonmember course price.