Ethics in an Age of Hashtags & Transparency

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Event Pricing:
Effective Cost
Initial $100.00

Location Information:
Lancaster Chamber
115 East King Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
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Contact Information:
Paige Schober
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Phone: (717) 397-3531 x249
Fax: (717) 293-3159

In partnership with the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs, this program will provide participants with an understanding of applicable rules of professional responsibility affecting accounting professionals, including:

  • Treasury Department’s Circular 230 (relating to practice before the Internal Revenue Service)
  • AICPA’s Code of Professional Conduct
  • ABA Model Rules

The program will include a discussion, with audience participation, of social science research relating to ethics and examples highlighting the challenges faced by accounting professionals.This program satisfies the requirement of the Pennsylvania State Board of Accountancy for Ethics credit hours.

To register, please visit the Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs website:

You will receive your course materials one week prior to the course start date. Please download them prior to your arrival at the course.


7:30 am – Registration and breakfast
8:00 am – 12:00 pm – Program


Topics Covered:

  • Transparency, Morality, and the Importance of Ethics in the Accounting Practice
  • The Ethical Landscape: Social Science Research
    • National Ethics Survey and Global Business Ethics Survey
    • Ethics in Everyday Life
    • Social Science Research
    • The Importance of Environmental, Cultural, and Demographic Differences
  • An Ethical Analytical Framework
  • Professional Standards: AICPA, ABA, and Circular 230
  • Civil Penalties, including I.R.C. § 6694
  • Appendices


Speakers: Daniel De Jong, Senior Manager and Timothy McCormally, Director, KPMG LLP


Continuing Education:

Attendees will receive four continuing education credits from PICPA.  Three CLE credits will be awarded for this program. (CLE credits qualify for substantive CLE credits, not Ethics CLE credits). CLE Credit Add-on: $25.





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