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Thursday, September 21, 2023 In-personSouthwest Jersey Chapter

New Jersey Law and Ethics (E2309369)

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

Registration: 7:00 AM EDT

Tavistock Country Club

Tavistock Lane
Haddonfield , NJ 08033

4 CPE Credits in PE


The program is designed to familiarize participants with the laws and regulations promulgated by the New Jersey State Board of Accountancy, and it fulfills New Jersey’s mandatory ethics requirement for the 2021-23 triennial reporting period.


New Jersey and Pennsylvania CPAs who are maintaining their CPA license and accounting and finance professionals who are earning a CPA license

New York licensees: If you have an active New Jersey CPA license and your principal place of business is located outside New York State, this course will fulfill your New York ethics requirement.


Be able to evaluate situations that call for judgment about laws, regulations and ethical issues and apply the subject matter in this course to those situations.


Your good reputation as a CPA is built on a foundation of trust. Following ethical principles and codes of conduct is an integral part of preserving strong business relationships, retaining existing and prospective clients and winning the respect of your community. In this course, you will learn guiding principles and codes of conduct to act with integrity, objectivity and competence in the accounting and finance profession.

Topics covered include:

  • New Jersey State Board of Accountancy
  • AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
  • Elements of engagements
  • Independence
  • Integrity, objectivity, competence and confidentiality
  • Commissions, performance, referrals and contingent fees
  • Advertising
  • Record retention
  • Peer review
  • Continuing professional education
  • Acts discreditable

Due to the regulatory nature of this specific requirement, you must plan to participate in this program for the full 200 minutes. Late arrivals or early departures will not be permitted.




Joseph Scutellaro

Joseph F. Scutellaro, CPA


CohnReznick LLP

Joseph F. Scutellaro, CPA, is a Tax Partner in the Eatontown office of CohnReznick, the 10th largest accounting, tax, and advisory firm in the U.S.. Prior to joining CohnReznick, he was a partner in his own firm, founded in 1996 and began his career as an associate for a national accounting firm. Mr. Scutellaro specializes in working with clients in the financial services, technology industries and other professionals; including medical and law practices as well as high-net-worth individuals. With almost 30 years of diversified public accounting experience, he has been involved in almost every aspect of a tax practice, including individuals, partnerships, S-corporations, large multistate consolidated tax returns, and international tax, as well as in tax practice management issues. He has been an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) having recently served a 3 year term on its Profession Ethics Executive Committee (PEEC) subcommittee on Independence-Behavioral Standards. He has also previously served the AICPA as a member of Council; its governing body, and several other committees. Mr. Scutellaro is also very active in the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA), having served as a member of the Professional Conduct Committee for the last 15 years, including 2 years as Chairman of that Committee. He also previously served two years as Treasurer of the NJCPA. He was recognized in the July 2013 issue of the New Jersey CPA magazine's 50 over 50 list for his ongoing contributions to the CPA profession, Society and the community. He is a frequent lecturer and author for the AICPA, NJCPA and Western CPE on various technical tax topics, practice management and professional ethics. He helped develop the NJCPA’s New Jersey Law and Ethics course in 2002 when the New Jersey State Board of Accountancy first issued its rules mandating it for all New Jersey licensees. Over the past 12 years he has served as an instructor for this course over 100 times and was involved as an editor on the various updates. Mr. Scutellaro earned his B.S. in Accounting from Fordham University and has worked toward his M.S. in Taxation from Baruch College.


$149.00 - Member

$249.00 - Nonmember

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