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Ethics, integrity & professionalism

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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. 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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5 principles of high-quality ethics and compliance programmes

This article shares five principles of high-quality ethics and compliance programmes.

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AICPA Plain English Guide to Independence

This Guide is designed to help you understand independence requirements under the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.

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AICPA Code of Professional Conduct

The AICPA Code of Professional Conduct provides guidance and rules to all members in the performance of their professional responsibilities.

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Frequently Asked Questions: Application of the Independence Rules to Affiliates of Employee Benefit Plans

This document discusses how the definitions and guidance provided in the Client Affiliates interpretation of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct apply to affiliates...

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Professional Responsibilities for PFP Practitioners

This page describes the professional responsibilities related to those providing PFP services and easy access to SSPFPS and the AICPA Code of Conduct.

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