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Virginia Specific Ethics for CPAs - Virtual (2 Credits)

  • 07 Dec 2020
  • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  • DoubleTree by Hilton, 50 Kingsmill Road, Williamsburg VA


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Virginia Specific Ethics for CPAs Information 

This training has been created to help you meet the Virginia Board of Accountancy's (VBOA) annual 2-hour (100-minute) CPE requirement for 2020. Section 18VAC5-22-90 of the Virginia Board of Accountancy's regulations requires that all Virginia CPAs subject to continuing professional education must take an annual 2-hour ethics course acceptable to the VBOA. Each year, the VBOA provides an outline of topics to be included.

This training is specific to licensed Virginia CPAs working in the accounting profession for public practice, industry, government, nonprofits and academia. All CPAs are subject to Virginia CPE requirements. Visit the Virginia Board of Accountancy website for more information.

This program is being held in conjunction with the 1040 Tax In Depth. Separate registration required to attend either or both events. 

Course Location

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Williamsburg
50 Kingsmill Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Hotel Telephone: 757-220-2500
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Additional Information 

Instructor: Michelle Fowler, President (CPA, CIA, CISA, CRMA)

Michelle is the founder and President of Fowler & Company, LTD and has been working in banking and internal audit since 1990. Founded in 2001, Fowler & Company's specialized focus is on internal audit, training, risk, internal controls, and compliance. Michelle is an engaging and highly rated speaker and author. Her diverse combination of Internal Audit training and consulting gives her a unique perspective and provides current "real world" experience. Michelle holds the designations of Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Information Systems Auditor, and Certification in Risk Management. Michelle's experience prior to Fowler & Company includes time in public accounting, including Deloitte, and working in internal audit shops in both the United States and the United Kingdom. She is active with the IIA and other not-for-profit organizations. She can be reached at 804-350-8654 or mfowler@fowlerandcompany.com.

CPE: 2
Field of Study: Regulatory Ethics 
Program Level: Update
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Instructional Method: Virtual
Approved by: NASBA & VBOA


·  Distinguish the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Code of Professional Conduct and how it relates to enforcement cases
·  Identify changes to the volunteerism guidelines for CPAs in Virginia
·  Recognize rules and regulations that guide the profession in the state of Virginia
·  Analyze the difference between professional skepticism and professional judgment
·  Identify different ethical decision-making models
·  Apply decision-making models to come to informed decisions during ethical dilemmas 

Refunds and Cancellations

Cancellations and requests for refunds MUST be done in writing by e-mail or mail.  Postmarks for mail must be before the cancellation date.  Phone calls and phone messages will not qualify as notice of cancellation.

Cancellations received must be received five (5) business days before the beginning of the event program to be eligible for refunds.  An administrative charge of $50 will be applied to all refunds.

Cancellations not received in writing by the date required will not be eligible for a refund. If cancellations requests are received less than five (5) days but more than 24 hours before the start of the program will be charged a $125 cancellation fee and the balance of the registration will be applied to a future VSTAP event. 

COVID-19 Pandemic Cancellation- Because of the impacts on events and professional development caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, VSTAP may be forced to hold this event in a virtual online format or postpone the event.  Should the event need to be changed to a virtual event the cost difference between the event and your paid registration will be refunded to you.  If the event is postponed or cancelled your registration will be applied to the next in-person VSTAP event of the same title in the same city.    If the event is not held as originally planned or held as a virtual event, the administrative fee will be waived for refund requests as long as the request for cancellations and refunds are requested according to the rest of this policy. 

This seminar is approved by: 

Virginia Board of Accountancy 

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is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization.

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