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Code Summary: Code Section 7525 discusses the rights of confidentiality that a taxpayer would have between his or her tax practitioner that is a federally authorized tax practitioner. In order to be a federally authorized tax practitioner, the practitioner must be authorized to practice before the Internal Revenue Service. The code section states that the communication between the taxpayer and the tax practitioner with respect to tax advice is protected under the same confidentiality protections that would exist between a taxpayer and an attorney. Some exceptions to this confidentiality do exist however. A taxpayer and tax practitioner are not protected if the details of the communication involve tax shelters, which is an investment strategy
n this circumstance, the requirements of community workers with regards to client confidentiality may conflict with the mandatory reporting requirements for child abuse and neglect. For example, if you have a client who is a young person under the age of 18 years and they disclose to you that they have been sexually abused by their uncle since they were 12 years of age, the information they are disclosing is confidential but you may also be required under mandatory reporting laws to notify the relevant child protection agency. In circumstances such as this, where the code of practice conflicts with the law it is important for professionals to seek advice from their relevant governing body and if necessary, legal advice. In this circumstance you may be found to have a legal duty of care for your young client and you may be found to have breached your duty of care if you do not report suspected child abuse or neglect. In all cases, you should be aware of the ethical and legal requirements of your profession and these should be made clear to your clients at the start of the therapeutic relationship. This is particularly important for issues surrounding confidentiality and the limits of confidentiality.
The organisation recognises the need for an appropriate balance between openness and confidentiality in the management and use of information. The Trust fully supports the principles of corporate governance and recognises its public accountability, but equally places importance on the confidentiality of, and the security arrangements to safeguard, both personal information about residents and staff and commercially sensitive information. The organisation also recognises the need to share patient information with other health organisations and other agencies in a controlled manner consistent with the interests of the patient and, in some circumstances, the public interest.
Managers who are managing health care organizations must be attentive to the accounting practices and must obey and practice the financial management procedures to be able to solve any issues if any should arise. With the continuation of the high costs of health care managers as well as consumers must know how to budget carefully. According to All Business. (2010), the cost of providing health care services, patients way of payment for these services and the environment in which those patients reside and receive those services are important elements that affect the care this is or may not be
There are four elements of management that helps the organization maintain a control and decision-making of the processes and systems of the hospital. These are elements that contribute to better choices and the steps to achieve the organization goals.
There are many reasons as to why reporting practices and ethical standards are of the upmost importance in healthcare and in any business. The types of generally accepted accounting principles; to the corporate compliance, ethics, fraud, and abuse are all important factors to be considered in order to maintain a successful business. The four elements of financial management are often used to prevent fraud and embezzlement. I believe every business should adopt good business ethics and standards to maintain a
Legislations and procedures are put into place to protect the welfare of children, schools and childcare settings. Adults who work with children will need to understand about current legislations and familiarise themselves with them. Legislations are reviewed constantly so it is important to keep up to date with reading the relevant publications.
Reason for Referral: Jane Smith was referred by her primary care physician, Dr. James Dell, who wanted a psychological evaluation to assess the emotional and psychological function of Mrs. Smith due to her complaints of: headaches, stomachaches, and chest pain, along with depression and anxiety symptoms. These complaints began in 2010 and progressively worsened.
LCC has conducted an audit of Apollo Shoes, Inc. balance sheets, the retained earnings, cash flows, and other related statements of income for the year ended December 31, 2006/2007. Apollo Shoes Inc management is responsible for maintaining the effective internal controls that goes along with the financial statements and how well the accuracy is going to be. LLC has evaluated the effectiveness of the said controls and with everything to see the relevance in the timing, the substantive in quality, and the comprehensive in nature. The responsibility of our firm is to express an opinion that is supported by audit evidence in
Confidentiality is considered a core value or principal in the medical practice. Confidentiality is a right that all people have within the medical field. This is the requirement of health care providers to keep a person’s information exclusive unless the patient or the person consents in the form of a release to share that information with other people that practice. Usually the consent is given when a doctor wants to consult with a different doctor for example. In this case it would be for the betterment of the person.
The nature of the banker-customer relationship is one of agency. Amongst the duties that stem from this relationship, the bank’s duty of confidentiality is clearly an issue of great importance. The focus of this essay is on the scope and limitations of the bank’s duty, both to its customers as to the public. In order to analyse this it is necessary to firstly consider the idea of duty of confidentiality, Secondly, it is necessary to study the Court of Appeal’s judgement in the case of Tournier. Thirdly, this essay will take the Jack Committee report into consideration. Lastly, this paper will briefly mention the Banking Code, it will also discuss whether the principle in Tournier may be outdated and if so, whether it is in need of a new crystallised self, clearly stating the limits and boundaries of the bank’s duties both to the customer and to the public itself in the form of a statute. To conclude this essay will consider the future of the duty of confidentiality.