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Approved ethics courses and providers

The following ethics course providers have been approved by the VBOA to teach courses that count towards the 2024 two-hour ethics CPE requirement. Contact the provider directly for more information about each course.

Providers are listed alphabetically and listings include the approved courses each provider offers. Providers and courses will continue to be approved and posted on the VBOA website throughout 2024.

It is the CPA’s responsibility to ensure the course taken is a VBOA-approved ethics course. 

2024 VBOA-approved ethics 

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Accelerated Virginia Ethics

accelerated-virginia-ethics.com | support@accelerated-va-ethics.com | (804) 567-8804 

2024 A CPA’s Ethical Guidebook – Virginia
Topic: Regulatory Ethics | Course format: Online self-study

CPAs in public practice strive to serve their clients, the public and their profession with fair-mindedness and integrity. Additionally, CPAs working in the public sector must also maintain an elevated level of integrity and steer clear from conflicts of interest. A solid understanding of these ethical standards is vital to our profession. In this 2024 VBOA-approved, two-hour regulatory ethics course for Virginia CPAs, we’ll cover many of these elements, including ethical principles and values used by individuals when making decisions.

 

AccountingTools, Inc.

accountingtools.com/cpebragg.steven@gmail.com | (303) 886-1772

Accountant Ethics for Virginia – 2024     
Topic: Regulatory ethics and professional conduct | Course format: Online self-study

The Accountant Ethics for Virginia course explores the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, various tools used to resolve business ethics scenarios, and includes the viewing of the Virginia Board of Accountancy Segment (video). Examples are used throughout the course materials to illustrate various ethics and regulatory concepts. The intent is to provide the CPA with the fundamental concepts needed to conduct one’s activities with the highest degree of integrity.  

 

Allison M. McLeod, LL.M., CPA, A PLLC

cpaethicsonline.coma_m_yee@yahoo.com | (214) 403-8622

A Basic Ethics Guidebook for Virginia CPAs 2024
Topic: Regulatory ethics | Course formats: Live seminars; Conference sessions; Online self-study; Live webcast; On-demand webcast

A CPA is challenged in today’s work world to not only serve his/her client or employer but also to protect the public interest by ensuring that there is transparency in financial reporting or there is fair administration of the tax laws. In balancing the two interests, a CPA may find him or herself in an ethical dilemma. This course covers not only basic ethical frameworks, but also specific rules from the Virginia Administrative Code and Regulations and the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct governing CPA practice and responsibilities. To illustrate these rules, this course will examine a number of real-life case studies.

 

American CPE

americancpe.com | director@americancpe.com | (817) 477-0222                                                

Virginia Ethics for CPAs in Business 2024
Topic: Ethics for CPAs in Business | Course formats: Online self-study

The course provides an overview of ethical thought as well as core values of a Virginia CPA in business and the application of these values to ethical reasoning. The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct is used.

 

Audit Forward, LLC

auditforward.comelizabeth@auditforward.com | (702) 556-4420

2024 VBOA: Life on a 5-Second Delay: Ethics Lessons Learned from Lifelong Hearing Loss
Topic: Behavioral Ethics | Course formats: Live seminars; Conference sessions; Online self-study; Live webcast; On-demand webcast; In-house training

This unique and thought-provoking training program explores the ethical and societal implications of living with lifelong hearing loss and sheds light on the importance of empathy, communication, and accessibility in our diverse and inclusive society.


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Beacon Hill Financial Educators, Inc.

bhfe.com | dave@bhfe.com | 800-588-7039                                                  

Ethics for Accountants: Virginia 2024
Topic: Professional conduct and ethics, AICPA Code of Professional Conduct | Course formats: Online self-study

Ethics for Accountants: Virginia 2024 includes the 2024 Virginia Board of Accountancy Video Segment, and it covers ethics in the accounting profession, and the current edition of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.

 

Becker

becker.edu | accountingregulatory@colibrigroup.com | (614) 508-7254                                                  

VA Ethics 2024: Why We Do the Things We Do
Topic: Behavioral Ethics | Course formats: Live seminars; Conference sessions; Online self-study; Live webcast; On-demand webcast; In-house training

This course will be an overview of:

  • Background of the concepts of ethics, morals and values.
  • Ethical principles and why they matter.
  • Common ethical issues in accounting.
  • Contributors, rationalizations and moral disengagement.
  • Ethical dilemmas.
  • How to become an ethical leader.

 

Business Learning Institute of AICPA

blionline.org | jennifer.elder@aicpa-cima.com | (410) 231-1881

  • Professional Ethical Considerations for CPAs – 2024 Virginia Approved  
    Topic: Regulatory Ethics | Course formats: Live seminars; Conference sessions; Live webcast; In-house training

Every CPA must comply with the AICPA’s Code of Professional Conduct, which is a hallmark of the CPA designation. CPAs in public practice must overcome higher barriers, such as when attest service providers must also retain independence. This course will provide an overview of the core principles from which the CPA profession is built upon.  

  • General Business Ethics – 2024 Virginia Approved            
    Topic: Behavioral Ethics | Course formats: Live seminars; Conference sessions; Live webcast; In-house training             

Unethical behavior can ruin professional careers, and could result in fines, penalties, or even a loss of licensure. This course focuses on the risks faced by those that work in either public accounting or industry.  

  • Yellow Book Ethics – 2024 Virginia Approved
    Topic: Governmental Ethics | Course formats: Live seminars; Conference sessions; Live webcast; In-house training

Government Auditing Standards (or Yellow Book) has a unique perspective on ethics and transparency due to accountability owed to taxpayers, oversight bodies, and others. This course will discuss the foundational principles in the current Yellow Book relevant to independence.


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CCH CPELink

cchcpelink.com | leila.taylor@wolterskluwer.com | (844) 680-0769

A Basic Ethics Guidebook for Virginia CPAs 2024
Topic: Regulatory ethics | Course formats: Online self-study; Live webcast; On-demand webcast

A CPA is challenged in today’s work world to not only serve his/her client or employer but also to protect the public interest by ensuring that there is transparency in financial reporting or there is fair administration of the tax laws. In balancing the two interests, a CPA may find him or herself in an ethical dilemma. This course covers not only basic ethical frameworks, but also specific rules from the Virginia Administrative Code and Regulations and the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct governing CPA practice and responsibilities. To illustrate these rules, this course will examine a number of real-life case studies.

 

Center for Professional Education

cpeonline.com | lkloster@cpeincmail.com | (682) 459-3729                                                

Ethics for Virginia CPAs – 2024
Topic: Ethical theories and practice | Course formats: Online self-study; Live webcast

This course provides insight into varying ethical perspectives, the development of morality and moral behavior, and includes a discussion of ethics as it is specifically applied to accountants in their professional capacity.

 

Checkpoint Learning

checkpointlearning.thomsonreuters.comcindy.alderman@cerifi.com | (817) 925-5564 

2024 Ethics for Virginia CPAs  
Topics: Regulatory ethics; behavioral ethics; professional conduct and ethics | Course format: Online self-study

This course must be completed by January 31, 2025. 2024 Ethics for Virginia CPAs is designed to meet the annual ethics requirement for Virginia CPAs renewing their licenses. In addition to meeting the VBOA requirements, this course is designed to update CPAs on regulatory developments, provide guidance regarding the relevance of those laws, rules, and regulations for their areas of interest and/or practice, and provoke thought and discussion among CPAs on the role and practical application of ethics within the profession. 

Cherry Bekaert

cbh.com | sscheel@cbh.com | (703) 940-5590

Ethics in Local Government – A 2024 Virginia Ethics Course  
Topics: Governmental ethics/New challenges | Course format: Live seminars; Conference sessions

This course provides a look at changes in Virginia-related ethics and compliance matters, case studies on conflicts of interest, and a walkthrough of survey results regarding ethical challenges.

 

CPAacademy.org

cpaacademy.org | info@cpaacademy.org | (877) 510-5302                                              

Virginia Ethics for CPAs in Business 2024
Topic: Ethics for CPAs in Business | Course formats: Online self-study

The course provides an overview of ethical thought as well as core values of a Virginia CPA in business and the application of these values to ethical reasoning. The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct is used.

 

CPASelfStudy.com

cpaselfstudy.com | janet@cpaselfstudy.com | (317) 912-4273                                                

Virginia Ethics for CPAs in Business 2024
Topic: Ethics for CPAs in Business | Course formats: Online self-study

The course provides an overview of ethical thought as well as core values of a Virginia CPA in business and the application of these values to ethical reasoning. The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct is used.

 

CPE247

cpe247.com | r.smith@cpe247.com | (800) 545-7601                    

Virginia Ethics for CPAs in Business 2024
Topic: Ethics for CPAs in Business | Course formats: Online self-study

The course provides an overview of ethical thought as well as core values of a Virginia CPA in business and the application of these values to ethical reasoning. The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct is used.

 

CPE 365

cpe365.com | support@cpe365.com | (916) 426-6450                  

Ethics for Virginia CPAs for 2024
Topic: Ethics of industry professionals/CPAs | Course formats: Online self-study

This course identifies why it is crucial for all CPAs to practice ethics and to solve ethical dilemmas that they encounter. This course will start with a video segment provided by the Virginia Board of Accountancy. The course then identifies the need for ethics in the CPA profession and the ethical principles that all CPAs are required to comply with when performing their duties. This course will review ethics rules, regulations, and entities that provide ethics enforcement for CPAs. Finally, this course will amplify the importance of ethics through the display of previous disciplinary actions taken out by the VBOA. These examples will demonstrate the real-life consequences of not applying proper professional ethics when practicing as a CPA practitioner.

 

CPE Depot

cpedepot.comsupport@cpedepot.com | (916) 634-0255                                                

2024 A CPA’s Ethical Guidebook – Virginia
Topic: Regulatory Ethics | Course format: Online self-study

CPAs in public practice strive to serve their clients, the public and their profession with fair-mindedness and integrity. Additionally, CPAs working in the public sector must also maintain an elevated level of integrity and steer clear from conflicts of interest. A solid understanding of these ethical standards is vital to our profession. In this 2024 VBOA-approved, two-hour regulatory ethics course for Virginia CPAs, we’ll cover many of these elements, including ethical principles and values used by individuals when making decisions.

 

CPEThink

cpethink.com | tad.stephens@cpethink.com | (888) 273-0273                    

  • Virginia Ethics for CPAs in Business 2024
    Topic: Ethics for CPAs in Business | Course formats: Online self-study

The course provides an overview of ethical thought as well as core values of a Virginia CPA in business and the application of these values to ethical reasoning. The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct is used.

  • Ethics for Virginia CPAs – 2024
    Topic: Regulatory ethics | Course formats: Online self-study

Ethics for Virginia CPAs – 2024 fulfills the VBOA two-hour ethics requirement. The course begins with a special video segment developed by the VBOA covering critical information that Virginian CPAs should know. It also includes a review (text) of the AICPA Principles of Code of Professional Conduct. These important principles play a vital role in ensuring that CPAs abide by the ethics. Finally, the course discusses the AICPA Rules of Conduct, along with the conceptual framework approach to coping with ethical dilemmas. This material will help CPAs resolve ethical dilemmas through effective decision-making.

 

CPE Solutions LLC dba CPE Credit

cpecredit.com | info@cpecredit.com | (800) 545-7601                    

Virginia Ethics for CPAs in Business 2024
Topic: Ethics for CPAs in Business | Course formats: Online self-study

The course provides an overview of ethical thought as well as core values of a Virginia CPA in business and the application of these values to ethical reasoning. The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct is used.


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Delta CPE, LLC

info@deltacpe.com | (800) 778-7436

Ethics for Virginia CPAs – 2024
Topic: Regulatory ethics | Course formats: Online self-study

Ethics for Virginia CPAs – 2024 fulfills the VBOA two-hour ethics requirement. The course begins with a special video segment developed by the VBOA covering critical information that Virginian CPAs should know. It also includes a review (text) of the AICPA Principles of Code of Professional Conduct. These important principles play a vital role in ensuring that CPAs abide by the ethics. Finally, the course discusses the AICPA Rules of Conduct, along with the conceptual framework approach to coping with ethical dilemmas. This material will help CPAs resolve ethical dilemmas through effective decision-making.


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Emergent Solutions Group LLC

emergentgroup.netjlouis@emergentgroup.net  | (703) 431-9044                         

  • General Business Ethics – 2024 Virginia Approved            
    Topic: Behavioral Ethics | Course formats: Live seminars; Conference sessions; Live webcast; On-demand webcast; In-house training        

Unethical behavior can ruin professional careers, and could result in fines, penalties, or even a loss of licensure. This course focuses on the risks faced by those that work in either public accounting or industry.

  • Professional Ethical Considerations for CPAs – 2024 Virginia Approved  
    Topic: Regulatory Ethics | Course formats: Live seminars; Conference sessions; Live webcast; On-demand webcast; In-house training

Every CPA must comply with the AICPA’s Code of Professional Conduct, which is a hallmark of the CPA designation. CPAs in public practice must overcome higher barriers, such as when attest service providers must also retain independence. This course will provide an overview of the core principles from which the CPA profession is built upon.

  • Yellow Book Ethics – 2024 Virginia Approved
    Topic: Governmental Ethics  | Course formats: Live seminars; Conference sessions; Live webcast; On-demand webcast; In-house training

Government Auditing Standards (or Yellow Book) has a unique perspective on ethics and transparency due to accountability owed to taxpayers, oversight bodies, and others. This course will discuss the foundational principles in the current Yellow Book relevant to independence.

 

Encoursa

encoursa.comsupport@encoursa.com | (616) 401-3223

  • General Business Ethics – 2024 Virginia Approved            
    Topic: Behavioral Ethics | Course formats: Live webcast; On-demand webcast     

Unethical behavior can ruin professional careers, and could result in fines, penalties, or even a loss of licensure. This course focuses on the risks faced by those that work in either public accounting or industry.

  • Professional Ethical Considerations for CPAs – 2024 Virginia Approved  
    Topic: Regulatory Ethics | Course formats: Live webcast; On-demand webcast            

Every CPA must comply with the AICPA’s Code of Professional Conduct, which is a hallmark of the CPA designation. CPAs in public practice must overcome higher barriers, such as when attest service providers must also retain independence. This course will provide an overview of the core principles from which the CPA profession is built upon. 

  • Yellow Book Ethics – 2024 Virginia Approved
    Topic: Governmental Ethics | Course formats: Live webcast; On-demand webcast

Government Auditing Standards (or Yellow Book) has a unique perspective on ethics and transparency due to accountability owed to taxpayers, oversight bodies, and others. This course will discuss the foundational principles in the current Yellow Book relevant to independence. 

 

 

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Galasso Learning Solutions

galassolearningsolutions.com | lori@galassolearningsolutions.com | (785) 220-3414

  • 2024 AICPA Regulatory Ethics Update
    Topic: Regulatory ethics | Course formats: Live seminars; Conference sessions; Online self-study; Live webcast; On-demand webcast

We’ll start with an update from the Virginia Board of Accountancy. Then we’ll move to the AICPA update. The Professional Ethics Executive Committee (PEEC) of the AICPA has been very busy issuing new and updating existing ethics rules. This course will provide an overview of recently issued and soon to be effective ethics rules that CPAs in both industry and public accounting need to know to be compliant.

  • 2024 Government Ethics – Theory & Application
    Topic: Regulatory ethics | Course formats: Live seminars; Conference sessions; Online self-study; Live webcast; On-demand webcast

This course includes the 2024 VBOA Ethics Update, changes to the independence rules in the 2018 Yellow Book, and ethical principles in Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS).

 

GoldCal

goldsrd.comdgoldberg@goldsrd.com | (214) 514-8883

Practical Ethics 7.0 2024
Topic: Behavioral ethics | Course formats: Live seminars; Live webcast

In our seventh iteration of this course, Practical Ethics takes attendees through an updated definition of ethics, questions to guide you through ethical dilemmas and the four pillars of ethics for internal auditors. Attendees will also be led through three ethics studies from 2023 and will discuss current trends.

 

Greater Washington Society of CPAs

gwscpa.org | wmekonnen@gwscpa.org | (202) 347-7490

VA Ethics for Accountants – 2024
Topic: Code of Ethics, AICPA Code of Professional Conduct | Course formats: Live seminars; Conference sessions; Live webcast; In-house training

This course briefly covers Virginia regulations for CPAs. This course also covers general topics that relate to ethics, AICPA Code of Professional Conduct selected issues, and Virginia and AICPA disciplinary actions. The course qualifies for two hours of ethics credit for D.C. and Maryland. It addresses issues for accountants in public accounting and in business.

 

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Illumeo, Inc.

illumeo.com | cpe@illumeo.com | (408) 400-3993                                                

  • Professional Ethical Considerations for CPAs – 2024 Virginia Approved  
    Topic: Regulatory Ethics | Course formats: On-demand webcast         

Every CPA must comply with the AICPA’s Code of Professional Conduct, which is a hallmark of the CPA designation. CPAs in public practice must overcome higher barriers, such as when attest service providers must also retain independence. This course will provide an overview of the core principles from which the CPA profession is built upon.                                                                

  • Virginia Ethics for CPAs in Business 2024
    Topic: Ethics for CPAs in Business | Course formats: Online self-study

The course provides an overview of ethical thought as well as core values of a Virginia CPA in business and the application of these values to ethical reasoning. The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct is used.

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Kaplan Financial Education

kaplanfinancial.com | lisa.goyette@kaplan.com
(866) 265-1561

  • AI Ethics 2024: Balancing on the Tightrope
    Topic: Regulatory ethics | Course formats: Live seminars; Conference sessions; Online self-study; Live webcast; On-demand webcast; In-house training

This 125-minute webinar is designed to help viewers understand the foundations of generative AI, distinguish between risks and benefits of this emergent technology, and be better equipped to identify opportunities and determine policy around AI into the future. Throughout the course, students will delve into a range of critical topics, analyzing real-world case studies and engaging in thought-provoking discussions. They will explore both the ethical implications and practical applications of AI, enabling them to make informed decisions and contribute to responsible AI development.

  • Ethical Considerations in DEI 2024: Recruitment & Retention of Diverse Talent
    Topic: Behavioral ethics | Course formats: Online self-study; Live webcast; On-demand webcast; In-house training; Live seminars

This course is intended to build on the foundation of diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace, in the accounting profession, and in the community, all will exploring the intersection of ethics and DEI in recruitment and retention of talent.

  • Ethical Transgressions 2024: Tales of Corruption
    Topic: Behavioral ethics | Course formats: Live seminars; Conference sessions; Online self-study; Live webcast; On-demand webcast; In-house training

This course is designed with information from actual “ripped from the headlines” ethics cases. Most of these cases are on the extreme end of ethical misdeeds, but there’s a lot that can be learned about “doing the right thing” from examining these cases. An ethical decision-making model will be presented in relation to each case. The key to utilizing an ethical decision-making model is appreciating how each case may be useful depending on the circumstances. By better realizing what is needed in a given situation, you can do a better job of choosing the right decision-making model to address necessary issues.

  • Ethics for Virginia CPAs Professional Standards Overview 2024
    Topic: Ethics of Industry Professionals/CPR | Course formats: Live seminars; Online self-study; Live webcast

    Regulatory Ethics serves both the public as well as our own collective interests. Accounting practitioners are commonly referred to by our clients as their “most trusted advisor.” However, that description can only be earned when our professional foundation is rooted in ethical behavior. This session provides learners with an essential overview of our regulatory ethics environment including:
    ∙  An overview of rule-making bodies that practitioners must abide by,
    ∙  Changes to the current CPA licensure model, and
    ∙  Ethical standards pronounced by the AICPA and the Department of the Treasury.

  • Tax Ethics 2024: Navigating Client Needs & the Law
    Topic: Tax Ethics | Course formats: Live seminars; Conference sessions; Online self-study; Live webcast; On-demand webcast; In-house training

This course is intended to: refresh tax professionals on the ethical requirements contained in the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, Treasury Department Circular 230 and relevant state codes; to understand the requirements and components of a written information security plan; to recognize how the proposed changes to the AICPA’s Statements on Standards for Tax Services will affect offered tax services; and to apply ethical concepts to tax practice.

  • The Remote Office: Virginia Regulatory and Ethical Considerations 2024
    Topic: Ethics of Industry Professionals/CPR | Course formats: Live seminars; Online self-study; Live webcast

Technology has transformed the accounting profession. We are no longer bound by cubicles, office walls or state lines. Modern accounting practices avail themselves to talent without physical limitations. However, we as a professional must be ever mindful of regulatory standards and the safeguarding of confidential client information given this new environment. In this session, we’ll begin with a discussion of accounting ethics and recent trends. We’ll then move into a larger discussion of ethical considerations for remote employees including:
1. Federal and State regulatory standards for confidential information.
2. Risk mitigation tips in the event of a data breach, and
3. Best practices for employees when working at a remote location.

  • Virginia’s Regulatory Landscape for CPAs 2024: What You Need to Know
    Topic: Regulatory ethics | Course formats: Live seminars; Conference sessions; Online self-study; Live webcast; On-demand webcast; In-house training

Join the VSCPA’s Emily Walker, vice president of advocacy, as she talks with leading experts in the accounting profession, Barclay Bradshaw, CPA; Nancy Glynn, CPA; and Toni Lee-Andrews, CPA; while they navigate the many different laws, regulations and guidance that CPAs must understand and abide by while providing services to a company or the public as a licensed CPA in the Commonwealth of Virginia. This course contains the foundation of what you need to know to maintain your license and make sound decisions while practicing every day.

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Marcum LLP

marcumllp.com | melissa.olvera@marcumllp.com | (312) 632-5249

FIRM – 2024 Ethics and Independence for Virginia CPAs (2024 VBOA-Approved Ethics Course)
Topic: Regulatory ethics, professional conduct and ethics, ethics of industry professionals/CPAs | Course formats: Online self-study

When working in a professional capacity, there is usually a code of ethics or a set of rules regarding professional conduct that all are expected to follow, as well as other guidelines we are expected to follow based on our industry or specialization or an association or society to which we belong. Most of these groups provide additional guidance to their members. This course will provide the definition of ethics and related terms, describe ethical behavior in the workplace including a focus on specific safeguards, and touch on topics related to independence. It will also touch on topics specifically related to the CPA practice in Virginia.

MasterCPE LLC

mastercpe.com

Ethics for Virginia CPAs – 2024
Topic: Regulatory ethics | Course formats: Online self-study

Ethics for Virginia CPAs – 2024 fulfills the VBOA two-hour ethics requirement. The course begins with a special video segment developed by the VBOA covering critical information that Virginian CPAs should know. It also includes a review (text) of the AICPA Principles of Code of Professional Conduct. These important principles play a vital role in ensuring that CPAs abide by the ethics. Finally, the course discusses the AICPA Rules of Conduct, along with the conceptual framework approach to coping with ethical dilemmas. This material will help CPAs resolve ethical dilemmas through effective decision-making.

 

Mill Creek Publishing LLC

joe.helstrom@gmail.com | (317) 833-2975                                                

Virginia Ethics for CPAs in Business 2024
Topic: Ethics for CPAs in Business | Course formats: Online self-study

The course provides an overview of ethical thought as well as core values of a Virginia CPA in business and the application of these values to ethical reasoning. The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct is used.

 

MY-CPE LLC

my-cpe.com | shelby@my-cpe.com | (747) 284-0497                                

  • Professional Ethical Considerations for CPAs – 2024 Virginia Approved  
    Topic: Regulatory Ethics | Course formats: Live webcast; On-demand webcast         

Every CPA must comply with the AICPA’s Code of Professional Conduct, which is a hallmark of the CPA designation. CPAs in public practice must overcome higher barriers, such as when attest service providers must also retain independence. This course will provide an overview of the core principles from which the CPA profession is built upon.

  • General Business Ethics – 2024 Virginia Approved            
    Topic: Behavioral Ethics | Course formats: Live webcast; On-demand webcast 

Unethical behavior can ruin professional careers, and could result in fines, penalties, or even a loss of licensure. This course focuses on the risks faced by those that work in either public accounting or industry.

  • Yellow Book Ethics – 2024 Virginia Approved
    Topic: Governmental Ethics | Course formats: Live seminars; Conference sessions; Live webcast; On-demand webcast; In-house training

Government Auditing Standards (or Yellow Book) has a unique perspective on ethics and transparency due to accountability owed to taxpayers, oversight bodies, and others. This course will discuss the foundational principles in the current Yellow Book relevant to independence. 

 

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Professional Education Services, LP

mypescpe.com | kyates@mypescpe.com | (916) 791-3675                              

2024 Ethics and Professional Conduct for Virginia CPAs  
Topic: Real World Ethics/Professional Conduct and Ethics | Course formats: Online self-study

Designed to meet the specific annual ethics requirement for the state of Virginia for 2024, this course presents a special segment developed specifically by the Virginia Board of Accountancy for 2024, a review of frequent tax scams as observed by the IRS, and the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.

 

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Robinson, Farmer, Cox Associates

rfca.com | jsanudo@rfca.com | (804) 393-0238                                

Integrity, Ethics, and Emerging Technologies in 2024      
Topic: Professional conduct and ethics  |  Course formats: Conference sessions; In-house training

The first part of the course discusses integrity and how it applies to the accounting profession. The next portion of the course discusses ethics in the use of emerging technologies and how the accounting professional may be called upon to assist organizations in developing ethical frameworks when using these technologies. The final portion of the course discusses current statistics and facts in the accounting profession. 

 

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Sequoia CPE

sequoiacpe.com | support@sequoiacpe.com | (800) 572-9675                       

2024 Ethics and Professional Conduct for Virginia CPAs  
Topic: Real World Ethics/Professional Conduct and Ethics | Course formats: Online self-study

Designed to meet the specific annual ethics requirement for the state of Virginia for 2024, this course presents a special segment developed specifically by the Virginia Board of Accountancy for 2024, a review of frequent tax scams as observed by the IRS, and the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.

 

Smithfield Foods, Inc.

smithfieldfoods.com | kmwright@smithfield.com | (757) 371-9370

Ethical Transgressions 2024: Tales of Corruption
Topic: Behavioral ethics | Course formats: In-house training

This course is designed with information from actual “ripped from the headlines” ethics cases. Most of these cases are on the extreme end of ethical misdeeds, but there’s a lot that can be learned about “doing the right thing” from examining these cases. An ethical decision-making model will be presented in relation to each case. The key to utilizing an ethical decision-making model is appreciating how each case may be useful depending on the circumstances. By better realizing what is needed in a given situation, you can do a better job of choosing the right decision-making model to address necessary issues.

 

 

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Virginia Society of CPAs

vscpa.com/ethics | cpe@vscpa.com | (800) 733-8272

  • AI Ethics 2024: Balancing on the Tightrope
    Topic: Regulatory ethics | Course formats: Live seminars; Conference sessions; Online self-study; Live webcast; On-demand webcast; In-house training

This 125-minute webinar is designed to help viewers understand the foundations of generative AI, distinguish between risks and benefits of this emergent technology, and be better equipped to identify opportunities and determine policy around AI into the future. Throughout the course, students will delve into a range of critical topics, analyzing real-world case studies and engaging in thought-provoking discussions. They will explore both the ethical implications and practical applications of AI, enabling them to make informed decisions and contribute to responsible AI development.

  • Ethical Considerations in DEI 2024: Recruitment & Retention of Diverse Talent
    Topic: Behavioral ethics | Course formats: Online self-study; Live webcast; On-demand webcast; In-house training; Live seminars

This course is intended to build on the foundation of diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace, in the accounting profession, and in the community, all will exploring the intersection of ethics and DEI in recruitment and retention of talent.

  • Ethical Transgressions 2024: Tales of Corruption
    Topic: Behavioral ethics | Course formats: Live seminars; Conference sessions; Online self-study; Live webcast; On-demand webcast; In-house training

This course is designed with information from actual “ripped from the headlines” ethics cases. Most of these cases are on the extreme end of ethical misdeeds, but there’s a lot that can be learned about “doing the right thing” from examining these cases. An ethical decision-making model will be presented in relation to each case. The key to utilizing an ethical decision-making model is appreciating how each case may be useful depending on the circumstances. By better realizing what is needed in a given situation, you can do a better job of choosing the right decision-making model to address necessary issues.

  • Tax Ethics 2024: Navigating Client Needs & the Law
    Topic: Tax Ethics | Course formats: Live seminars; Conference sessions; Online self-study; Live webcast; On-demand webcast; In-house training

This course is intended to: refresh tax professionals on the ethical requirements contained in the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, Treasury Department Circular 230 and relevant state codes; to understand the requirements and components of a written information security plan; to recognize how the proposed changes to the AICPA’s Statements on Standards for Tax Services will affect offered tax services; and to apply ethical concepts to tax practice.

  • Virginia’s Regulatory Landscape for CPAs 2024: What You Need to Know
    Topic: Regulatory ethics | Course formats: Live seminars; Conference sessions; Online self-study; Live webcast; On-demand webcast; In-house training

Join the VSCPA’s Emily Walker, vice president of advocacy, as she talks with leading experts in the accounting profession, Barclay Bradshaw, CPA; Nancy Glynn, CPA; and Toni Lee-Andrews, CPA; while they navigate the many different laws, regulations and guidance that CPAs must understand and abide by while providing services to a company or the public as a licensed CPA in the Commonwealth of Virginia. This course contains the foundation of what you need to know to maintain your license and make sound decisions while practicing every day.

 

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WebCE

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A Basic Ethics Guidebook for Virginia CPAs 2024
Topic: Regulatory ethics | Course formats: Online self-study

A CPA is challenged in today’s work world to not only serve his/her client or employer but also to protect the public interest by ensuring that there is transparency in financial reporting or there is fair administration of the tax laws. In balancing the two interests, a CPA may find him or herself in an ethical dilemma. This course covers not only basic ethical frameworks, but also specific rules from the Virginia Administrative Code and Regulations and the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct governing CPA practice and responsibilities. To illustrate these rules, this course will examine a number of real-life case studies.

 

Western CPE

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Virginia Ethics for CPAs in Business 2024
Topic: Ethics for CPAs in Business | Course formats: Online self-study

The course provides an overview of ethical thought as well as core values of a Virginia CPA in business and the application of these values to ethical reasoning. The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct is used.