With the increased demand for financial planners and the integrated nature of clients’ financial situations, CPAs are well positioned to address these needs in an objective and ethical manner. Based on the AICPA Competency Framework: Tax and Personal Financial Planning, these learning resources are designed to help CPA financial planners enhance their competency and understand the knowledge and skills necessary to provide specialized and integrated financial planning engagements whether in tax, estate, retirement, investments or insurance planning.
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A refresher on important ethics requirements to ensure your services are performed with integrity and objectivity, and, where required, independence.
Covers the basic tenets of ethical and professional conduct and the principles of ethics.
An overview of the ethics standards that apply under the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct to CPAs in business and industry.
This page contains sample language which could be used to fulfill the requirement in the “Use of a Third-Party Service Provider” interpretation.
This Guide is designed to help you understand independence requirements under the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.
This document discusses how the definitions and guidance provided in the Client Affiliates interpretation of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct apply to affiliates...
This document includes FAQs and sample case studies to assist members in understanding the “Network and Network Firms” interpretation.
The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct provides guidance and rules to all members in the performance of their professional responsibilities.