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Ethics course provider application 2023

You are applying to become an approved provider of a 2023 ethics course satisfying the VBOA CPE requirements.

According to VBOA regulation 18VAC5-22-90, CPAs must take an ethics course of at least two hours annually for CPE. All approved courses must include the official VBOA Segment video (obtained from before any provider-crafted content.

Provider-crafted content must amount to at least 90 minutes. The 2023 VBOA Segment video is approximately 16 minutes. As a reminder, 50 minutes of a course equates to 1 hour of CPE credit.

Providers creating multiple courses must have each course approved by the VBOA before sharing with CPAs.

The provider-crafted content and course must focus on ethics themes and topics.

Some examples of course topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Regulatory ethics
  • Professional conduct and ethics
  • Ethics in the real world
  • Ethics in tax practice
  • Behavioral ethics
  • Governmental ethics
  • Ethics of industry professionals/CPAs

  • You are not an official 2023 ethics provider until you are listed on the VBOA website as an approved provider.
  • Provider Information

  • You must include 2023 in the course name.
  • Some examples include: regulatory ethics; professional conduct and ethics; ethics in the real world; ethics in tax practice; behavioral ethics; governmental ethics; and ethics of industry professionals/CPAs.
  • To submit a complete application, you must include the following items:

  • Check all that apply
  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, xls, xlxs, ppt, pptx, txt, mov, avi, mp4, mpeg, Max. file size: 8 GB.
    • Drop files here or
      Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, xls, xlxs, ppt, pptx, txt, mov, avi, mp4, mpeg, Max. file size: 8 GB.
      • Certification requirements

        By signing below, the provider acknowledges that when presented with participant questions regarding the VBOA Segment or specific statutes, regulations, policies or contextual circumstances, participants will be advised to contact the VBOA directly.
      • By signing below, the provider agrees to not share the VBOA Segment video with any other providers and include a link to the VBOA course evaluation web submission form in the course materials.
      • Please use your mouse, touchscreen or touchpad to sign the box above.
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