This site uses cookies to store information on your computer. Some are essential to make our site work; others help us improve the user experience. By using the site, you consent to the placement of these cookies. Read our privacy policy to learn more.


PFP Standards and Responsibilities Logo aicpa

  $79.00 - 99.00 |   CPE: 1.5 |   AICPA |   Dec 2019 |   Specialized Knowledge and Applications |   AICPA Store
Who Will Benefit?
  • CPAs and financial planners with basic knowledge of financial planning and an interest in personal financial planning.
Key Topics
  • Professional standards and ethics, as required by the AICPA
  • The Statement on Standards in Personal Financial Planning Services
Learning Objectives
  • Recall the AICPA Principle of Professional Conduct, defined as "the quality from which the public trust derives and the benchmark against which a member must ultimately test all decisions."
  • Identify the AICPA Principle of Professional Conduct that is derived from a "synthesis of education and experience."
  • Select the discipline that is not regulated as a profession.
  • Determine when Statement on Standards in Personal Financial Planning Services No. 1 applies.

This CPE course can be purchased individually or as part of the Practical Applications Certificate Program.

The Statement on Standards in Personal Financial Planning Services No. 1 (SSPFPS No. 1) provides a comprehensive roadmap for the practice of personal financial planning at a professional level.

In this audiovisual course updated for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and other recent trends and developments, Tom Tillery explains the professional standards and ethics required by the AICPA, including:

  • Integrity
  • Objectivity
  • Competence
  • Fairness
  • Confidentiality
  • Professionalism
  • Diligence
  • Unauthorized practice of law

Gain the necessary information you need to incorporate these requirements into your professional practice and client engagements.

Topics covered:
  • Personal financial planning: Technical: Practice management & professional standards, Intermediate


You may also be interested in: