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Power Ethics for Tax Professionals

Total Credits: 2 including 2 Regulatory Ethics - Technical

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Ethics |  Tax |  ACPEN Industry Institute
Mark Hugh, CPA
Course Levels:
2 Hours
Product Setting: Expires 30 day(s) after program date.

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Award winning and entertaining discussion leader, former state accountancy board chair, and lifelong tax practitioner Mark Hugh will review ethics for tax professionals: the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and interpretations; the Statements on Standards for Tax Services; the rules for practice with and before the IRS, including IRS Circular 230; other tax preparer requirements; new developments in regulation at the national and state level; and discuss examples of best practices and case studies.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Applied ethics for tax professionals, whether professional, regulatory, federal, or state

Major Subjects
  • AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and interpretations
  • Statements on Standards for Tax Services
  • Rules for practice with and before the IRS, including IRS Circular 230
  • New developments in regulation
  • Best practices and case studies

Course Materials


Mark Hugh, CPA's Profile

Mark Hugh, CPA Related Seminars and Products

He is a well-known and award-winning speaker regarding state and local tax issues, and his audiences since 1992 have included thousands, including accountants, industry groups, and attorneys. His work includes planning and tax reporting reviews for a variety of organizations in all states. He has represented thousands of taxpayers, from field auditors to administrative appeals. He is the instructor of the Washington Tax Series webcasts: Washington Tax for Service Businesses, Washington Sales Tax, and Washington Tax Audits. In addition, he is the instructor of the course on nexus throughout the US, State Tax Nexus FAQ: Frequently Awkward Questions.

He is a CPA, a graduate with honors from the University of Washington, and holds a master’s degree in federal income taxation from Golden Gate University. He is the winner of the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants award for Outstanding Discussion Leader, the award for Public Service, and the Chair’s Award for outstanding service as a board member.​

Mark is also author and instructor of Washington Ethics and New Developments, a Washington State Board of Accountancy approved course for regulatory ethics, Oregon Ethics and New Developments, an Oregon Board of Accountancy approved course for regulatory ethics, Ethics for CPAs, the Pragmatic, Possible, and Practical, a course on national ethics, and CPA to Consultant, a course on creating and providing consulting services. 

He was a four-term board member of the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants, and was the 2011 to 2012 Board President. He was also a three-year member of the AICPA Council, the governing body of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Mark is currently a CPA member of the Washington State Board of Accountancy, the government body that initially qualifies and monitors the quality of CPA’s and CPA firms in Washington.



Thu, Feb 22, 2024 - 02:00pm to 03:45pm EST
Fri, Feb 23, 2024 - 10:00am to 11:45am EST
Wed, Mar 06, 2024 - 11:00am to 12:45pm EST
Fri, Mar 15, 2024 - 04:00pm to 05:45pm EDT
Thu, Mar 21, 2024 - 07:00pm to 08:45pm EDT
Wed, Mar 27, 2024 - 02:00pm to 03:45pm EDT
Sat, Mar 30, 2024 - 10:00am to 11:45am EDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For Tax professionals
Original Recording Date 03/22/23
Course Developer Mark Hugh PLLC
Date Added to Catalog 11/15/2022
Yellow Book No

Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy

Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints., (972-377-8199). 

Official Registry Statement

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Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

Refund/Cancellation Policy

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Overall:      4.7

Total Reviews: 17


Joanne T - New Port Richey, Florida

"Excellent presenter. Mr. Hugh has an excellent speaking voice and wonderful demeanor. I will look for him."

Janet P

"Thank you!! "

G Don B - Tallahassee, Florida

"Entertaining and useful."