Ethics for Rhode Island CPAs Webinar (4 Hours)


Satisfy your Ethics requirement and benefit from a comprehensive review of ethics rules and the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct. This webinar provides insight into the rationale and philosophy behind the rules. You’ll learn about:

  • Independence, integrity and objectivity
  • Frivolous complaints and discreditable acts
  • Professional standards
  • Ways to protect yourself
  • Confidential client information

To satisfy the Ethics requirement for Rhode Island CPAs and emphasize the need for prudent ethical judgment when interpreting the rules and determining the public interest. You’ll use case studies and discussion questions to understand how to apply the rules to real ethical dilemmas.

Note: Under Rhode Island rules, a Rhode Island licensee must complete not less than six hours of continued professional education in the area of “regulatory ethics and behavioral ethics” during the preceding three year period. By successfully completing this course, you will have met four hours towards this six hour requirement.

  • Ethics defined
  • Professional responsibility
  • Rules enforcement
  • Causes of unethical behavior
  • Disciplinary actions
  • License mobility
  • AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
  • Accounting principles
  • Acts discreditable
  • Advertising
  • Independence, conflicts of interest and objectivity
  • Record retention and ownership of information
  • Contingent fees, commissions and referral fees
  • Tax preparation and IRS Circular 230
  • Rules governing unprofessional conduct
    – For all professions
    – For CPAs specifically



No advance preparation required.

Level of Knowledge: 


CPE Credit: 
NASBA Field of Study: 
Regulatory Ethics