CPA tax practitioners are subject to many different standards and ethics rules, including AICPA enforceable tax ethics, Circular 230, the Internal Revenue Code, state licensing boards and other regulatory agencies, professional associations, and various other laws and regulations. This page provides guidance and information on tax ethics and professional standards for tax practitioners, as well as practice aids and resources to help members elevate their practices and maintain the highest ethical standards.
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- Tax Ethics – Always Evolving, Yet Remaining Forever a Sure Thing, Tax Section News, Sept. 23, 2016
- Tax Return Processes: The Intersection of Due Diligence and Quality Control, The Tax Adviser, Feb. 2016
- An Overview of Tax Practice Issues That Arise Under Statement on Standards in Personal Financial Planning Services, The Tax Adviser, Nov. 2015
- Voluntary Tax Practice Reviews, The Tax Adviser, Aug. 2015
- Tax Practice Quarterly: Annual Tax Ethics Update, Oct. 27: We'll discuss real-world ethical dilemmas that tax practitioners commonly encounter. Tax Section members can attend this event for free and earn two hours of CPE credit in the field of ethics.
- Accountants Liability - Raise your Risk IQ (Tax Focus), Nov. 9: Join practitioners, the AICPA, and CNA, the endorsed underwriter for the AICPA Professional Liability Insurance Program, for a panel discussion about professional liability exposures arising from the delivery of tax and related services.
- AICPA National Tax Conference: Nov. 14-15 (Washington, D.C.): Hear from prominent experts who have unparalleled insights about our ever-changing tax landscape. This conference is also available online.
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