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Ethics, integrity & professionalism

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Based on the AICPA Competency Framework: Governmental Auditing, these learning resources are designed to help CPAs understand the knowledge and skills necessary to perform high-quality Single Audits, Yellow Book audits, and audits of state and local government financial statements. Resources include the most up-to-date information on the Uniform Guidance and recent GASB statements including GASB Statement No. 68 and GASB Statement No. 72.

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Professional Ethics: Most Frequent Violations of Professional Standards Government and Not For Profit Investigations

​The AICPA Professional Ethics Division has compiled this list of quality issues found in investigations of government and not-for-profit entities audits.

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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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Network Firm Implementation Guidance

This page presents additional guidance related to the Networks and Network Firms interpretation of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.

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Confidential Client Information - Examples

This nonauthoritative table provides examples and supplements the “Disclosure of Client Information to Third Parties” interpretation and the definition of confidential...

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