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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 New York CPAs. It provides an overview of ethical thought along with the core values of the CPA profession and the application of these values to ethical reasoning. Board of Regents Rules found in Title 8 of the New York Codes, Rules & Regulations, Chapter 1, Part 29.1 and 29.10 are covered in detail in the course. Certain administrative rules found in Title 8, Chapter 2, Part 70 and Title 8 of the New York Code, Article 149, Sections 7400-7410 are reviewed. The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, as adopted by the New York State CPA Society is also covered in detail. Case studies are utilized throughout the course to emphasize material.

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

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize ethics from an overall and professional perspective.
  • Recognize the ethical standards contained in the New York Board of Regents rules.
  • Recognize the ethical standards contained in the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.
Last updated/reviewed: April 8, 2020.

6 Reviews (37 ratings)Reviews

Anonymous Author
The course material was informative and provided relevant examples to clarify the material. The course flow was easy to follow and the practice exam aided toward overall learn and course completion.
Member's Profile
I liked the format of this course because I am able to complete it on my own timeline. The materials were clear and concise and the exam questions were fair.
Member's Profile
This course was very well written with excellent examples of ethical situations CPAs find themselves needing to work through.
Anonymous Author
Great course, the materials have a lot of good examples. Would have liked a narrated version as well.
Anonymous Author
Great course, good format, easy to use site. Materials were clear and concise.
Member's Profile
Excellent course in New York Ethics requirements for CPAs.


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
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Course Syllabus
Course Materials
  PDF Professional Ethics for New York CPAs
Review and Test