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Case 1-71 Professional Ethics

Professional ethics guide public accountants in their work with financial statements.

Required:

Why is ethical behavior by public accountants important to society? Be sure to describe the incentives that public accountants have to behave ethically and unethically.

To determine

Concept Introduction:

In accounting, ethics means how to make a good and moral choice regarding the important financial decisions. The ethical dilemmas faced by the accountants include conflicts of interest. It arises when at the time of making business assumptions and estimates the important financial decisions are to be taken in such a manner that it primarily fulfils one’s self-interest.

To Indicate:

The importance of ethical behaviour of public accountant for the society

Explanation

Morals are judgments, standards, and rules of good conduct in the society. They guide people toward permissible behaviour with regard to basic values. Business ethics are business policies and practices which are made to conduct a business in an ethical and moral way. Ethics can be found it laws but some are developed with the situations and moral and acceptable social behaviours.

In accounting, ethics means how to make a good and moral choice regarding the important financial decisions. The ethical dilemmas faced by the accountants include conflicts of interest. It arises when at the time of making business assumptions and estimates the important financial decisions are to be taken in such a manner that it primarily fulfils one’s self-interest...

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