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Professional Ethics

The CTCPA Professional Ethics Committee interprets the Code of Professional Conduct of the Connecticut Society of CPAs on behalf of its members and the public. Members of the CTCPA Professional Ethics Committee, who serve at the appointment of the Society president, consider and act upon all possible violations of the Code of Professional Conduct.

The Professional Ethics Committee only has jurisdiction over complaints against CTCPA members. To determine if an individual is a CTCPA member, please contact Practice Programs Manager Bonnie Olivieri at 860-258-0213 or

Code of Professional Conduct (This is the current version of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct. It has been updated for all Official Releases through January 31, 2013. )

Standard Setting Body
The Professional Ethics Executive Committee is responsible for promulgating and maintaining ethics interpretations and rulings.

Ethics Enforcement
The CTCPA investigates potentional disciplinary matters involving members of the Connecticut Society of CPAs. Members who have departed from the Code of Professional Conduct will be investigated, judged, and, if found guilty, sanctioned. 

The Connecticut State Board of Accountancy is the regulatory body that handles the licensing of individual CPAs and CPA firms. You can reach the SBOA at 860-509-6179.