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 2021-22 (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: 8:00 - 11:30 a.m. and On-Demand
  • Credits: CPE 4, IRS-ET 4, CTEC-Ethic 4
  • Past Dates: (2021) May 26, June 23, Jul. 28, Aug. 25, Sept. 22, Oct. 28, Nov. 17, Dec. 22
  • On-Demand
Upcoming Dates
2022 Jan. 26 Feb. 23 Mar. 23 Apr. 20        

CPA Firm Ethics—Practice Workshop

Participants will review what ethics means for a CPA firm and its staff. CPAs will understand and be able to use the rules in practice. This interactive workshop designed for practitioners in small and medium-sized CPA firms will include lecture with generous time for questions and case studies to reinforce the concepts.

  • Time: 8:00 - 11:30 a.m.
  • Credits: CPE 4
  • Past Dates: (2021) June 10, Aug. 17, Sept. 27, Oct. 21, Dec. 13
Upcoming Dates
2022 Jan. 18              

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.

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.

  • Time: 6:30 - 10 a.m. | 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Credits: CPE 4
  • Upcoming Dates: Coming soon

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.

  • Time: 8:00 - 11:30 a.m.
  • Credits: CPE 4
  • Past Dates: (2021) Apr. 23, May 13, June 3, Jul. 1, Aug. 5, Sept. 2, Oct. 7, Nov. 4, Dec. 2
Upcoming Dates
2022 Jan. 6 Feb. 3 Apr. 7          

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.

  • Time: 8:00 - 11:30 a.m.
  • Credits: CPE 4
  • Past Dates: (2021) May 20, June 17, July 22, Sept. 9, Nov. 23
Upcoming Dates
2022 Feb. 17 Mar. 10            

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.

  • Time: 8:00 - 11:30 a.m.
  • Credits: CPE 4, IRS-ET 2, CTEC-Ethic 2
  • Past Dates: (2021) July 19, Aug. 30, Oct. 29, Dec. 17
Upcoming Dates
2022 Jan. 14              

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.

  • Time: 8:00 - 11:30 a.m.
  • Credits: CPE 4, IRS-ET 4, CTEC-Ethic 4
  • Past Dates: (2021) May 16, Jul. 9, Sept. 24, Oct. 19, Dec. 7
Upcoming Dates
2022 Coming soon.              

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 “Current” member status and excludes Life Members and any membership with a “Suspended” member status. No promo code is required during registration.

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