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Please note that this is a "text-based", not a "video-based" course. The materials are downloaded by the user, read and absorbed, and then the user takes the review and final assessment online at Illumeo as usual, where, once passed, all CPE is tracked and kept for long-term reference.

This 4-hour course is designed to meet the 4 hour Ethics CPE requirement for Washington State CPA as outlined by the Washington State Board of Accountancy. This course covers the Washington State Public Accountancy Act and the Board’s rules and policies. It also discusses the AICPA Code of Conduct and the key differences between Washington State law and the AICPA Code of Conduct.

Course Objective:To understand the statutes and rules that apply to Washington State CPAs and how to apply them in their professional lives.

Review Questions and Final Exam are completed under section "Review and Test".


Learning Objectives

  • Discover the Public Accountancy Act of Washington State
  • Explore the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) as they pertain to CPAs
  • Explore how to Apply statutes and rules to your professional life
  • Recognize how the AICPA code of Conduct pertains to your professional life
  • Identify the differences between AICPA Professional Code of Conduct and Washington State Law
Last updated/reviewed: January 03, 2020

10 Reviews (30 ratings)Reviews

Member's Profile
The course covered the required contents and was organized in a logical sequence. However, some of the improvements can be made in formatting.
Anonymous Author
The course is very detailed and useful for my CPE education, which gave many tips to complete my CPE credits. There are always many attentions needed to be paid to my ethical behavior, and this course taught me a full compliance concept related to my routine work.Thanks for Ms.patricia's great work.
Anonymous Author
I have selected this course because there are review questions, which are helpful for preparing for exam, and the exam which can be taken as many as you need.
Anonymous Author
The material was thorough and had current and relevant changes. The cost was much lower than many other self study options.
Member's Profile
Accurate easy to follow information. An easy way to get CPE ethics credits while learning valuable information.
Anonymous Author
Excellent course. The materials were easy to follow. Great questions.
Anonymous Author
The course is very easy, plus the best price I found:) Recommend it.
Anonymous Author
Course materials are easy to understand. Highly recommend.
Member's Profile
It's a lot to read. A webcast might be a better format.
Anonymous Author
Good written material and fair questions on the exam.


Course Complexity: Intermediate

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Education Provider Information

Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
Course Syllabus
  PDFEthics and Professional Conduct for Washington CPAs 2020