Oregon Ethics for CPAs (4 hours - morning) - Webcast

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Nov 8, 2021

Registration: 7:30 AM / Program: 8:00 AM - 11:45 AM Pacific Time


Member Fee: $0.00
Nonmember Fee: $0.00

Available Discounts

AICPA Member: None
Full time Accounting Educator: None


CPAs today face greater challenges than ever to maintain the high ethical standards of their profession. This course provides a framework within which to consider the ethical challenges facing CPAs and focuses on ethical requirements that CPAs must adhere to in their everyday practice, including practical examples of potential ethical dilemmas that practitioners may encounter.

NOTE: This course meets the Oregon Board of Accountancy’s biennial four-hour Oregon-specific ethics requirement.

For the most current Oregon Administrative Rules (OARs), refer to the BOA website: https://tinyurl.com/OR-BOA-Rules.

Designed For

CPAs desiring to satisfy the ethics requirement in Oregon.


  • Understand the attributes of ethics and professional conduct
  • Identify ethical issues that occur every day in the work environment
  • Understand those deliberative, emotional, and social skills that enable a CPA to put their knowledge of the rules into practice in ways that are applicable to any situation
  • Identify the Oregon professional standards and responsibilities for the practice of public accounting

Major Subjects

  • The CPA’s role in today’s economy
  • The similarities and differences between individual and business ethics
  • The link between ethics, integrity, and scruples
  • The basic attributes of ethics and professional conduct
  • The history of the CPA profession and the CPA’s requirement to adhere to ethics policies and codes of conduct
  • The AICPA’s Code of Professional Conduct and a CPA’s responsibility to the public, clients, and colleagues
  • The common rules and statutes faced daily in the CPA profession. Case studies may also be utilized to present potential ethical dilemmas CPAs may face during their careers.
  • Oregon Accountancy Law and key regulations of the Oregon Board of Accountancy

If you would like to register for this event, please contact OSCPA at 800-255-1470, 503-641-7200, or email profdev@orcpa.org.


Marty Van Wagoner

Marty D. Van Wagoner has over 30 years’ experience in public accounting. He is currently managing partner of Mountainside Accounting & Consulting, PC, with a focus on audits of private commercial companies, not-for-profit entities, and HOAs. He spent the first 10 years of his career at KPMG, a “Big Four” global accounting firm, and most of the rest of his career as a partner in local firms, with an emphasis in audits of public international companies as well as small private companies. After KPMG, he briefly worked at placement agencies and then was sole proprietor of an accounting and auditing firm. During that time, he spent four years as a professor at the University of Utah. He is also Professional-in-Residence Faculty at Utah Valley University; adjunct faculty in the MBA program of Roseman University; and instructor of professional education courses across the country. He currently serves on several not-for-profit Boards. He is the author for Wolters Kluwer’s CCH Accounting for Income Taxes, CCH ARM Tax Provision Checklist, and CCH Accounting Desk Book. Marty has served as president and in other officer and committee positions of the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants (UACPA), and as a council member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). He received his BA in Accounting with a Spanish minor and his MBA from the University of Utah.