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Tax Ethics for California CPAs (CPE)

Exam Questions: 20
Course Level: Basic
Pages: 90 | Content: 86, Supplemental: 4
NASBA Area of Study: Regulatory Ethics
Not Acceptable for: Enrolled Agents
Version: 4030F

This course is designed to provide the California CPA with the ethical framework that the CPA can use as a guide to sort through ethical dilemmas. In addition to guidance provided by Circular 230, this course discusses various frivolous tax arguments and scams, and the court's decisions regarding them. It also discusses information specific to California.PLEASE NOTE: This course was specifically designed to meet the California renewal requirement of four hours of ethics education every two years for CPAs. California has an additional requirement that CPAs complete a two-hour regulatory review course once every six years. If you are required to complete the two-hour regulatory review course, it is in addition to the four hours of ethics that this course offers. PLEASE NOTE: Not acceptable for Enrolled Agents. All course material provided. No prerequisites. Course level: Basic.

PLEASE NOTE: California has an additional requirement that CPAs complete a two-hour regulatory review course once every six years. If you are required to complete the two-hour regulatory review course, it is in addition to the four hours of ethics that this course offers. For more information regarding the California Ethics CPE requirement visit our California State Information Page on this website.You can also visit the California Board of Accountancy website at www.dca.ca.gov/cba

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Course Information

Table of Contents
  • Chapter 1: IRS Circular 230
  • Chapter 2: Frivolous Tax Arguments
  • Chapter 3: California Specific Information
Objectives
  • To identify the Internal Revenue Service Requirements as outlined in Circular 230
  • To recognize characteristics of common frivolous tax positions
  • To identify the penalties and fines that may be assessed in frivolous tax cases
  • To identify the current "Dirty Dozen" tax scams
  • To recall the rules specific to the practice of public accountancy in California

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