SCACPA is presenting a day of six total hours of ethics training on Tuesday, Nov. 26. 

With “Tax Practice Ethics,” you’ll avoid the headache of big mistakes discovered in IRS auditsThat will be followed by “South Carolina Ethics, Rules and Regulation, which is designed to meet the South Carolina Board of Accountancy regulation that requires two hours of CPE related to South Carolina Rules and Regulations. 

We’re presenting these courses with format options so you can choose how to take them for your maximum convenience. You can join us in the SCACPA office in Cayce or watch via livestream. As a bonus, “South Carolina Ethics, Rules and Regulation” will be available as a rebroadcast in December. 

Lynn Nichols, CPA, will present a four-hour class on “Tax Practice Ethics” (SMTX37 in Cayce & LITX37 livestream, 8:30 a.m.-noon). A quality tax practice begins with respect for the Standards. Tax return preparers are subject to ethical standards that make them responsible for what is in a return, what is not in the return and how that information is presented, so this course is an important step in protecting against unnecessary liabilityLynn has been recognized authority on rules governing tax practice for three decades and is accepted as an expert in federal and state courts. His ethics CPE programs have been the standard in New York, Florida, Ohio and with many regional CPA firms. Professional liability insurers have recognized the value of his Tax Practice Quality Control training. 

The two-hour session of “South Carolina Ethics, Rules and Regulation” (SMET07 LIET07, 12:30-2:10 p.m.) with SCACPA CEO Chris Jenkins covers the laws, rules, and regulations that apply to the licensure of accountants in the State of South Carolina, as well as those that apply to the practice of accounting in the State of South Carolina.  

That course will also be rebroadcast (LIET07R) on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 8:30 to 10:10 a.m.  

These classes can count as credits toward your 40 hours of 2019 CPE and as part of your 6-hour ethics requirement for the three-year ethics cycle that starts this year.